IMP Student Publishes First-author Paper on Desmoid-type Fibromatosis
December 19, 2019
Angeline de Bruyns' retrospective review studies the medical outcomes of 227 patients treated for desmoid-type fibramatosis, a rare tumor that forms in connective tissues. Published in Clinical Oncology, her paper will inform clinicians which treatments have been most effective and which could be used in the future. Read More >

Volunteers Needed to Help Train Tomorrow’s Doctors
November 1, 2019
Will you help train tomorrow’s doctors? The Island Medical Program needs community volunteers with chronic health conditions to participate in the First Patient Program, which teaches our medical students to be empathetic, patient-centred, and effective physicians. Read More >

Info Session with Dr. Shahin Shirzad
October 29, 2019
Join Dr. Shahin Shirzad, Assistant Dean of Admissions; current IMP medical students; and the IMP admissions coordinator to find out how you can earn your MD on Vancouver Island with the Island Medical Program at this special evening info session. Read More >

Dr. Fraser Black Part of New Mobile Palliative Care Program
September 26, 2019
IMP's Assistant Dean of Student Affairs is the physician for the newly formed Palliative Outreach Resource Team (PORT), which provides medical and supportive care to people who are homeless and living in poverty. Read More >

Dr. Laura Arbour Receives UBC Distinguished Achievement Award
September 16, 2019
Dr. Arbour is recognized for her meritorious service to the university and community in relation to her work in medical genetics. Read More >

RSVP Early for Gairdner Symposium Video Casting at UVic
September 16, 2019
If you can’t attend the Gairdner International Symposium in Vancouver on October 21, you can still listen to the two inspiring keynote speakers through this live video cast at UVic. However, you must RSVP early to avoid cancellation of this casting option. Read More >

IMP Clinical Faculty Members Receive UBC Faculty of Medicine Awards
September 13, 2019
Drs. Alison Walzak, Sam Stewart, and Donna Doyle each received a 2019 Clinical Faculty teaching award from the UBC Faculty of Medicine. Read More >

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