SMP News

UBCO professor questions World Health Organization

UBCO professor questions World Health Organization

A UBC researcher is calling out the World Health Organization’s newly introduced activity and sedentary guidelines for people living with disabilities.

Canadian Women Physicians’ Day: Meet Dr. Baikie

Canadian Women Physicians’ Day: Meet Dr. Baikie

Meet Dr. Hilary Baikie, an obstetrician-gynecologist based at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops.

Canadian Women Physicians’ Day: Meet Dr. Larsen

Canadian Women Physicians’ Day: Meet Dr. Larsen

Meet Dr. Carmen Larsen, a family physician and Site Director for Integrated Community Clerkship based at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. 

Province partners with Interior universities for COVID-19 research solutions

Province partners with Interior universities for COVID-19 research solutions

The BC Ministry of Health is investing in BC Interior research universities to understand the harmful effects of COVID-19 and mitigate its impact on communities across the province.

SMP Alumni Check-In: Dr. Travis Thompson

SMP Alumni Check-In: Dr. Travis Thompson

Dr. Travis Thompson, SMP Class of 2016 is working primarily as a GP Oncologist in Penticton and family practice locum in the small community of Oliver.

Trail ICC Site Director

Trail ICC Site Director

Dr. Tara Gill has been appointed the new Site Director for the Trail Integrated Community Clerkship (ICC) for the Southern Medical Program (SMP).

New UBC research partnership connects patients with virtual health communities

New UBC research partnership connects patients with virtual health communities

Researchers with the UBC Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (CCDPM) have teamed up with digital health company Curatio to provide Canadians with virtual health support during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Dr. Daryl Wile appointed Clinical Investigator

Dr. Daryl Wile appointed Clinical Investigator

Dr. Wile is a Kelowna-based neurologist and Clinical Assistant Professor with the UBC Department of Medicine’s Division of Neurology. He most recently served as the Clinical Education Leader for Neurology for the SMP and affiliate investigator with the CCDPM.

COVID-19 simulation guide supports rural health care response

COVID-19 simulation guide supports rural health care response

New research from the UBC Southern Medical Program (SMP) supports the use of telehealth in the care of Parkinson’s patients in rural communities, particularly within the Interior Health region.

SMP Alumni Check-In: Dr. Joshua Nero

SMP Alumni Check-In: Dr. Joshua Nero

SMP 2015 graduate Dr. Joshua Nero currently has a busy gastroenterology practice in Kamloops, BC. Read our Q&A with Dr. Nero.