The UBC Faculty of Medicine has reached its highest-ever place in the latest QS World University Rankings of Medicine and Life Sciences programs. At 24th — up five spots from 2021 and tied with the University of Edinburgh — UBC consistently ranks in the top tier of medical schools around the globe.
“The UBC Faculty of Medicine is an incredibly dynamic, forward-looking institution, and the latest rankings reflect our important role in the future of medicine and the excellence of our strategic plan in steering our success,” says Dr. Dermot Kelleher, Dean of Medicine and Vice-President of Health, UBC.
UBC sits at the center of a vibrant, world-class bio-innovation ecosystem in Canada where researchers are accelerating scientific discovery to solve some of today’s most urgent health challenges.
“The UBC Faculty of Medicine is an incredibly dynamic, forward-looking institution, and the latest rankings reflect our important role in the future of medicine and the excellence of our strategic plan in steering our success.”
Dr. Dermot Kelleher
In the past several years alone, UBC faculty, staff and students across Medicine and the Life Sciences have discovered new treatment pathways for Alzheimer’s disease and childhood cancers; developed a powerful AI drug design platform and promising therapies for Type-1 diabetes and organ transplant patients; and made significant contributions to COVID-19 vaccines.
With its strategic vision to transform health for everyone, the Faculty of Medicine leads globally important research and trains community-minded medical and health professionals who strengthen the healthcare system at every level — in British Columbia, across Canada, and beyond.
Learn more in the Faculty of Medicine’s strategic plan, Building the Future: 2021-2026.