The UBC Faculty of Medicine has recognized two Southern Medical Program (SMP) faculty for their contributions to medical education in the BC Interior.
Dr. Elizabeth McCoid, Clinical Instructor with the UBC Department of Family Practice is the recipient of the 2019 Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Community Practice Teaching. As Site Director for the Trail Integrated Community Clerkship (ICC) program, Dr. McCoid is a positive force for the SMP in the Kootenay Boundary region. Over her expansive career, she is known for her compassionate patient care and availability to students and residents.
Dr. Josh Williams, Clinical Assistant Professor with the UBC Department of Emergency Medicine is the recipient of the 2019 Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching. Dr. Williams is highly regarded for his innovative teaching style and genuine commitment to medical education. Dr. Williams played an integral role for the SMP as an inaugural Clinical Skills Course Director and currently serves as the Associate Program Director for the Royal College Emergency Medicine residency program at Kelowna General Hospital.