About the Department Chair
Anita Palepu, MD, MPH, FRCPC, MACP (she/her/hers) was appointed Head, Department of Medicine and Eric W. Hamber Chair on September 1st, 2019.
She is the fifth Eric W. Hamber Chair.
Dr. Palepu is an outstanding clinician, educator, researcher, mentor and administrator who has been recognized for excellence in each of these areas and is highly regarded by everyone who knows her. She has held a number of leadership and administrative roles and her record of professional service is exemplary. She is well known as an energetic and enthusiastic leader and is a tremendous asset to the Department, the Faculty, and the University as Head of the UBC Department of Medicine