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Dr. Robert Enns Appointed Head, Division of Gastroenterology
March 5, 2015Dr. Enns will assume Headship of the UBC Division of Gastroenterology effective March 1, 2015. Read More >


Dr. Adam Peets appointed Assistant Dean, Clinical Education, MD Undergraduate Program
January 29, 2015He will provide global academic leadership for clinical education across all distributed sites. Read More >


Dr. Julio Montaner appointed to Order of Canada
December 30, 2014The Department of Medicine is extremely pleased to announce that Dr. Julio Montaner has been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada. Read More >


Celebrating 10 years of training more doctors for British Columbia
November 28, 2014The Faculty of Medicine has published a microsite to mark the 10 year anniversary of the MD program expansion. Read More >


Department of Medicine Annual Awards
June 18, 2014The Department’s annual faculty and staff recognition event was held on May 29th, 2014, in the Medical Student and Alumni Centre. In addition to the awards presentation, Dr. Teresa Tsang gave an update on the exciting work underway in the DOM Research Office, and Drs. Andrea Townson and Anita Palepu spoke to the audience about […] Read More >


Dr. John Cairns to receive the Order of British Columbia
June 2, 2014Dr. John Cairns, Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, has been selected to receive the Order of British Columbia.  The Order of British Columbia recognizes those who have served with the greatest distinction and excelled in their field, benefiting the people of BC or elsewhere. The Order is the highest form of recognition the Province […] Read More >


Researcher seeks to level playing field for Paralympians
March 3, 2014UBC's Andrei Krassioukov will travel to the Sochi Paralympics to study the effects of spinal cord injury (SCI) on the cardiovascular health of Paralympians. Read More >


Breathe in Your Own Language
February 28, 2014Dr. Mark FitzGerald talks about gaining intercultural insight to communicate more effectively with asthma patients. Read More >


New Master in ACP BC Chapter
February 28, 2014Dr. Dawn DeWitt will be honoured by the American College of Physicians with advancement to Mastership Read More >


Three Department of Medicine researchers win HSF GIA Awards
February 28, 2014The Department of Medicine is very pleased to congratulate three of its department members; Dr. Jason Andrade, Dr. Andrew Krahn, and Dr. Kenneth Madden on a successful outcome in the 2013/2014 Heart and Stroke Foundation Grant-in-Aid peer-reviewed competition. Read More >