SMP News

Southern Medical Program students (L-R) Brendan Lim, Talia Del Medico, Brianna Creelman, Conor Barrie, Allyssa Hooper, and Brayden Fishbook along with Scotiabank Business Advisor Christy St. Jean present a cheque to Hope Air patient ambassador Ty.

Student Golf Tournament Swings Big for Rural Health

Nearly 100 golfers and guests participated in the eighth annual Southern Medical Program (SMP) Student Golf Tournament in support of rural health. In partnership with the event’s title sponsor Scotiabank, the students raised over $20,000 for Hope Air to help patients.

UBC becomes first Canadian institution to join open science platform

UBC becomes first Canadian institution to join open science platform

With increasing interest in promoting transparency, collaboration, and reproducibility in academic research, the University of British Columbia announced today that it has become the first Canadian post-secondary institution to join the Center for Open Science’s online platform, Open Science Framework Institutions (OSFI).

2020 Healthcare Travelling Roadshow

2020 Healthcare Travelling Roadshow

The Healthcare Travelling Roadshow is seeking healthcare students and recent graduates to help recruit the next generation of rural healthcare professionals. Application deadline is February 24, 2020.

2020 UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference

2020 UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference

The 2020 UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference showcases exciting new research and public health experiences from UBC Okanagan students and BC Cancer – Kelowna interns.

SMP Class of 2023 – Aashka Jani

The Southern Medical Program officially welcomed the SMP Class of 2023 to UBC Okanagan in early January. Meet first-year student Aashka Jani.

SMP Class of 2023 – Brian Hayes

The Southern Medical Program officially welcomed the SMP Class of 2023 to UBC Okanagan in early January. Meet first-year student Brian Hayes.

SMP Class of 2023 – Tanelle Smith

SMP Class of 2023 – Tanelle Smith

The Southern Medical Program officially welcomed the SMP Class of 2023 to UBC Okanagan and the Kelowna medical community in early January. Meet first-year student Tanelle Smith.  

From heart evolution to greenhouse gas

From heart evolution to greenhouse gas

UBCO stories you may have missed in 2019 UBCO Okanagan has grown to a student population of more than 10,000. With this growth, has come new research opportunities—currently there are more than 1,600 active projects. UBCO researchers are challenging established assumptions, innovating solutions and creating new knowledge that will have broad impacts on our society. […]

New research seeks to improve safety equipment for pregnant women

New research seeks to improve safety equipment for pregnant women

A lack of physical activity, a poor diet and too much stress are taking their toll on the health of Canadians, says a new UBC study.

SMP Student Researcher: Parm Khakh

SMP Student Researcher: Parm Khakh

Southern Medical Program Student Researcher Parm Khahk recently evaluated current liver assessment guidelines in patients with Fontan-Associated Liver Disease.