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Rural family physician Dr. Shaun Van Zyl has been recognized by the UBC Faculty of Medicine as a 2020 recipient of the Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Community Practice.

An international research team, co-led by researchers at the University of British Columbia, has received a $48 million grant (US$36.5M) for research that aims to improve long-term outcomes for patients with spinal cord injury (SCI).

New study challenges the current standard for managing blood pressure in people with spinal cord injury (SCI).

COVID-19 has created an entirely new set of challenges for the more than 6.2 million Canadians living with a disability, says UBC Professor Kathleen Martin Ginis.

The Southern Medical Program is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Diana Fort as Assistant Dean for the Southern Medical Program (SMP). Dr. Fort is an emergency medicine physician at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) and Clinical Assistant Professor with the UBC Department of Emergency Medicine. She has also served as a tremendous leader and preceptor for the SMP over the past four years.

With the rapid demand for innovative healthcare solutions, UBC Okanagan assistant professor Dr. Brodie Sakakabira has launched a new virtual health coaching project with the assistance of student volunteers from UBC’s distributed MD Undergraduate Program.