Welcome to the Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the Department of Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. The Department of Medicine provides excellence in research, teaching and clinical services related to the nature, cause and prevention of adult diseases. We are the largest Department in the Faculty of Medicine with over 1,600 faculty and staff. The Department is comprised of 18 divisions with faculty located throughout the province of British Columbia.

The UBC Department of Medicine is committed to ensuring the success of our learners and faculty and contributing to the health of the Province of British Columbia.

Anita Palepu, MD, MPH, FRCPC, MACP
Professor and Eric W. Hamber Chair
Head, Department of Medicine
University of British Columbia