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2021 Michal Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar: Dr. Christine Voss

2021 Michal Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar: Dr. Christine Voss

Dr. Christine Voss has received a 2021 Scholar Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) in partnership with Interior Health (IH) and the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (CCDPM).

Back to School

Back to School

The Southern Medical Program is excited to officially welcome the Class of 2025 to the Okanagan and our current students back to school for the fall semester. Check out some Q&As with our new and returning students.

Tailoring wearable technology and telehealth in treating Parkinson’s disease

Tailoring wearable technology and telehealth in treating Parkinson’s disease

UBCO study determines timely and accurate tremor data can improve virtual appointments

2021 Reichwald Award Recipients

2021 Reichwald Award Recipients

The annual Reichwald Family Foundation Southern Medical Program (SMP) awards are provided to two second-year medical students who demonstrate excellence in academics, leadership, and community service. Congratulations to this year’s recipients Marisa Levesque and Hannah Young.

2021 Southern Medical Program Excellence Awards

2021 Southern Medical Program Excellence Awards

Southern Medical Program (SMP) faculty and staff from across the Interior Health region have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to medical education. The nomination and selection process for the annual awards program is completed solely by SMP students. Congratulations to our 2021 honourees.  

So you want to be a health detective?

So you want to be a health detective?

Although bogus health claims have dogged humanity for centuries, a UBC Okanagan professor says COVID-19 has made the importance of navigating health claims more critical than ever. And there are plans to make BC’s elementary school students better health detectives, one class at a time.

Multidisciplinary approach leads to top award for UBCO scholar

Multidisciplinary approach leads to top award for UBCO scholar

Although Aidan O’Callahan describes himself as a planner — a critical thinker who likes to get his ducks in a row before committing to anything — it’s almost a fluke he ended up at UBC Okanagan.

Health of Canadians with disabilities suffering during the pandemic

Health of Canadians with disabilities suffering during the pandemic

A new study led by UBC researchers and the Ontario-based Abilities Centre is sounding the alarm over the damaging effects of COVID-19 for Canadians with disabilities.

SMP Class of 2021 Graduates

SMP Class of 2021 Graduates

Congratulations to the Southern Medical Program Class of 2021! Meet some of our newest graduates and hear about where they’re headed next.

A Natural ‘Fixer’

A Natural ‘Fixer’

SOME DAYS, AS SHE WRAPS UP THE LAST SIX MONTHS of […]