Year 4 Electives Lead

Dr. Arthur Skotnicki has been appointed the Year 4 Electives Lead for the Southern Medical Program (SMP). Dr. Skotnicki is a general internist at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) and Clinical Instructor with the UBC Department of Medicine’s Division of Community Internal Medicine.

Dr. Skotnicki completed his medical degree at Jagiellonian University Medical College in Poland and internal medicine residency training at Dalhousie University. Since relocating from Nova Scotia to Kelowna in 2018, Dr. Skotnicki has served as a preceptor for UBC students and residents training in internal medicine at KGH. Additionally, he has supported numerous clinical skills and simulation sessions for SMP students.

In his new role, Dr. Skotnicki will help lead the delivery of the Year 4 elective experience throughout the Interior Health region. He will work in close collaboration with the SMP’s Year 4 team in addition to Year 4 Leads from the Island Medical Program, Northern Medical Program, and Vancouver Fraser Medical Program.

The SMP would like to thank Dr. Kirk Lawlor, our outgoing Year 4 Electives Lead. Dr. Lawlor joined the SMP leadership team in 2017 and greatly supported the growth and development of Year 4 electives in the region.