Mitigating Burnout with Mindfulness
July 15, 2022
For her first-year FLEX project, Alison White (IMP Class of 2025) joined an Island-based research team aiming to find out if healthcare professionals could use mindfulness to alleviate burnout. Read More >

Patient Program Looking for Clinical Teaching Associates
July 4, 2022
Clinical Teaching Associates use their own bodies to help teach our future doctors to provide safe and respectful physical exams through this paid opportunity, which run September – October. Read More >

Dedicated Volunteer Patient Retires
June 24, 2022
Art participated in the Patient Program for 15 years, during which time he helped to train hundreds of future physicians. Read More >

UBC MD Undergraduate Program Launches New Admissions Pathway for Black Students
June 14, 2022
Beginning this summer, Black applicants to UBC’s MD Undergraduate Program will have the opportunity to apply through this pathway and, as part of the admissions process, have their application essay reviewed by a sub-committee comprised of Black stakeholders from the B.C. medical community. Read More >

Reviewing Research on Anemia Among Indigenous People of Canada
June 13, 2022
Inspired by her own medical history, Dr. Natasha Young (IMP Class of 2022) used her Year 4 research blocks to review the literature on microcytic and macrocytic anemia among Indigenous people of Canada. She also hopes to start her own research on the topic later this year. Read More >

IMP Donor Joins in Grad Celebrations Again!
June 8, 2022
Mrs. Patricia Young, who established an IMP scholarship with her husband Dr. Robert Young, has continued to show her support for our MD students by attending the IMP’s in-person graduation celebrations since 2008. Read More >

Meet Five Grads from the IMP Class of 2022
May 24, 2022
As the IMP Class of 2022 celebrates graduation this week, we spoke to five of our new MDs their medical school experiences, where they're headed next, and what advice they'd give to future students. Read More >

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