Fall 2023 IMP Info Session Dates Released
August 31, 2023
(Note, registration links are below) Do you want to know more about the Island Medical Program (IMP) and learn how you can earn your MD on Vancouver Island? Join the IMP Admissions Coordinator for one of our free hour-long information sessions, which you can attend in-person on UVic campus or join simultaneously on Zoom. At […] Read More >

Indigenous MD Pre-Admissions Workshop Returns to the IMP
June 16, 2023
The 20th annual workshop will take place in Victoria on July 26 – 28, 2023. Indigenous high school and post-secondary students interested in attending the workshop need to apply online by July 14. Read More >

Creating Brave Spaces for Learning
May 15, 2023
As a Clinical Teaching Associate, Audi uses his own body to teach IMP medical students how to perform sensitive examinations respectfully, safely, and inclusively. He also facilitates a learning space where his students’ curiosity and his consent and lived experience as a trans patient are acknowledged and valued. Read More >

Benefits of a student-led virtual Mini Med School
April 20, 2023
After surveying attendees of their free public health lectures in 2021 – 2022, IMP and VFMP students have published their results in the Canadian Medical Education Journal. Read More >

Papapalooza event provides free pap tests in Victoria
March 20, 2023
Anika Brown (IMP Class of 2024) and Marie Schulze (IMP Class of 2025) are part of a provincial team of UBC medical students organizing free cervical cancer screening events across BC. They filled all of the Victoria Papapalooza spots less than 24 hours after announcing the event. Read More >

Island-focused Medical Conference Returning to Victoria this June
March 16, 2023
Tailor-made for Island frontline healthcare workers, the Island Medicine Conference 2023 will include plenary, breakouts, panel discussions, and hands-on skills workshops — all with a focus on topics seen by healthcare professionals in every day practice. Read More >

Item Drive Supports People with Period Poverty
March 14, 2023
Karen Jiang (IMP Class of 2025) and Lauren Yearwood (IMP Class of 2026) are collecting menstrual products, toiletries, undergarments, and more for women’s shelters, transition homes, and organizations in Victoria. Donations will be gratefully accepted until at least March 31, 2023. Read More >

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