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Dr. Anita Palepu appointed as Head, UBC Department of Medicine effective September 1, 2019
August 22, 2019We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Anita Palepu as Head, Department of Medicine effective September 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024. Read More >


Dr. Graydon Meneilly is recognized with the 2019 CAPM Ronald Christie Award
July 3, 2019Dr. Graydon Meneilly, former Head and Chair of the UBC Department of Medicine and Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine has been awarded the 2019 Canadian Association of Professors of Medicine’s Ronald Christie Award. Read More >


Dr. Zachary Laksman (Division of Cardiology) Named One of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40
June 27, 2019Dr. Zachary Laksman, Clinical Assistant Professor in the UBC Division of Cardiology, has been named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2019. Read More >


Dr. Thomas Kerr appointed Interim Division Head, Division of AIDS
June 13, 2019It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. Thomas Kerr as Interim Head, UBC Division of AIDS, effective May 9, 2019. Read More >


2019 Internal Medicine Resident Research Day
May 22, 2019On May 15, 2019, the 2019 Internal Medicine Resident Research Day was held at MSAC to celebrate the accomplishments of our Resident Researchers Read More >


3 UBC DOM Faculty members receive 2019 Vancouver Community of Care Medical, Dental and Allied Staff Association Awards
May 17, 2019Dr. Andrea Townson (Division of PMR), Dr. Chris Carlsten (Division of Respiratory Medicine), and Dr. Alissa Wright (Division of Infectious Diseases) have been selected to receive a 2019 VMDAS Award Read More >


Retirement Announcement: Dr. Michael Barnett, Division of Hematology
May 16, 2019It is with mixed emotions that we announce the retirement of Dr. Michael Barnett on April 30, 2019. Read More >


Dr. Roger Wong awarded the Canadian Geriatrics Society’s 2019 Ronald Cape Distinguished Service Award
May 6, 2019Dr. Roger Wong, Executive Associate Dean, Education and Clinical Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine, is being recognized by the Canadian Geriatrics Society for his exceptional national leadership in the field of seniors’ health care. Read More >


The UBC Department of Medicine Invites you to a Presentation and Vision Statement by Dr. Anita Palepu – May 23, 2019
May 1, 2019Please join us for a Presentation and Vision Statement entitled “Leveraging Change: A Moonshot for the UBC Department of Medicine”. Read More >


Dr. Julie Robillard receives Leadership Award from the ALS Society of BC
April 8, 2019Dr. Julie Robillard, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology and Associate Director, Neuroethics Canada, has been awarded the Dr. Andrew Eisen Leadership Development Award Read More >