Congratulations to Dr. Paul Dagg for receiving the UBC Faculty of Medicine’s 2017 Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Community Practice Teaching. Dr. Dagg is a Kamloops psychiatrist and Clinical Associate Professor with the Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry. The annual award honours senior clinical faculty members who have demonstrated sustained excellence in teaching over the course of their careers.
Dr. Dagg is recognized as an enthusiastic and effective educator for the Southern Medical Program (SMP). He was a founding participant and organizer of the Neuropsychiatry week academic rounds which are now broadcast throughout BC and to sites in Alberta and Manitoba. He is currently involved with clinical teaching as well as leading academic half-days sessions and seminars on schizophrenia and psychosis for third-year SMP students training at Royal Inland Hospital. Students consistently acknowledge his excellent teaching approach and actively engaging them in the care of patients.