Clinical Assistant Professor
General Internal Medicine
5900-1081 Burrard St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1Y6
Vision Statement:

We study feedback in residency education in an effort to understand how direct observation and feedback can best be used to help trainees make the most of their educational experience.

University of British Columbia, M.Ed.
Centre for Health Education Scholarship, U.B.C., Clinical Educator Fellowship
University of British Columbia, Clinical Fellowship, G.I.M.
McGill University, Core Internal Medicine Residency
McGill University, M.D.C.M.
McGill University. , Hon. B.Sc., Microbiology and immunology
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Recent Publications:
  • Dobson, S., Voyer, S., Regehr, G.,Perspective: Agency and Activism: Rethinking Health Advocacy in the Medical Profession, Academic Medicine 87 (9), 1161-1164; cited 3 times
September 2012
  • Cheung, C., Merkeley, H., Srigley, J.A., Salh, B., Webber, D., Voyer, S., Ileocecal ulceration and granulomatous ileitis as an unusual presentation of typhoid fever, CMAJ cmaj.120714; published ahead of print August 7, 2012,doi:10.1503/cmaj.120714
August 2012
  • Voyer, S., Pratt, D., Feedback: Much More than a Tool, Medical Education, 45: 862-864; cited 2 times
August 2011
  • Jamieson, J., Snadden, D., Dobson, S, Frost, H., Voyer, S., Health Disparities, Social Accountability and Postgraduate Medical Education, a commissioned report for the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC); cited 1 time
  • Ho, K., Gingerich, A., Shen, N., Voyer, S., Weerasinghe, C. and Snadden, D. (2011), Remote hands-on interactive medical education: video feedback for medical students. Medical Education, 45: 522–523; cited 1 time
April 2011


Professional Development

  • Associate Program Director, GIM Fellowship Program, UBC
September 2011 – Present
  • Examiner, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Core IM oral exams (French committee)
May 2014 – Present
  • Member, PHC Patient and Family Council
May 2014 – Present
  • Member. Admissions Committee, UBC Undergraduate Medicine
January 2011 – Present
  • Member. Admissions Committee, UBC Internal Medicine Postgraduate program
January 2011 – Present
  • Member. Admissions Committee, General Internal Medicine Fellowship Program, U.B.C.
October 2008 – Present
  • Member. Assessment Working Group – UBC Undergraduate Curriculum Renewal Project
September 2010 – July 2012
  • Member. Social Responsibility Working Group – FMEC Postgraduate Project
September 2010 – July 2011
  • 2008 Ezra Lozinski Prize Winner, Department of Medicine, McGill University. “Established in 1990 in memory of Dr. Ezra Lozinski, MD CM, McGill 1920 and M.Sc. McGill 1923, this prize will be awarded annually to a medical resident training in one of the McGill teaching hospitals who demonstrates outstanding qualities of compassion, understanding, and acceptance of responsibility for ongoing care”.
June 2008


Research Presentations

  • “’With’ not ‘for’: Health advocacy as a facilitative process”, Hubinette, M., Dobson, S., Voyer, S., Regehr, G. Accepted for paper (oral) presentation, ICRE 2014, Toronto, Canada.
October 2014
  • “From the clinic to the community: The activities and abilities of effective health advocates”, Dobson, S., Hubinette, M., Voyer, S., Regehr, G. Accepted for paper (oral) presentation, ICRE 2014, Toronto, Canada.
October 2014
  • “Remote Hands-On Youtube Mediated Education (RHYME): Using Social Media to Enable Interactive Feedback in Rural Medical Clerkships.” Ho, K., Shen, N., Voyer, S., Weerasinghe, P., Bates, J., Snadden, D. Oral session, CCME 2011, Toronto, Canada.
May 2011
  • “So You Want my Resident to Take on Big Tobacco Between Patients: Refining the Health Advocate Role(s).” Dobson, S., Regehr, G., Voyer, S. Oral session, CCME 2011, Toronto, Canada.
May 2011
  • “Teaching the teachers: An intervention designed to provide residents with the tools to teach “non-Medical Expert” CanMEDS roles to more junior trainees.” Poster presentation, ICRE.
October 2010
  • 2013 RCPSC Medical Education Research Grant – A novel feedback program for internal medicine residents: examining the impact of direct observation and the fostering of longitudinal relationships. PI: Stephane Voyer. Co-investigators: Rose Hatala, Cary Cuncic, Deborah Butler. Budget: $39,466.
July 2013
  • 2013-14 Faculty Development Initiatives Grants – Developing a Faculty Development Workshop to Enhance Clinical Feedback Relationship. PI: Stephane Voyer, Co-investigators: Rose Hatala, Cary Cuncic, Deborah Butler. Budget: $5,000.
June 2013
  • 2012 RCPSC/Associated Medical Services CanMEDS Research and Development Grant. Project Title: “’Do you really want my resident taking on big tobacco between cases?’: Understanding everyday activism within the CanMEDS Health Advocate Role”. Co-PIs: Sarah Dobson, Stephane Voyer. Co-investigators: Heather Frost, Maria Hubinette, Glenn Regehr. Budget: $24,700.
July 2012
  • UBC Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund 2011/12. Project Title: Lights, camera, reflection! Scaling up student-created video capabilities for curriculum enhancement.” PI: Kendall Ho. Co-investigators: Shane Dawson, Ross King, Richard Kurth, Liz Heathcote, David Lampron, Helen Novak-Lauscher, Andrea Gingerich, Michelle Lamberson, Marceline Piotrowski, Stephane Voyer. Budget: $29,070.
May 2011

Teaching Experience

  • CTU Attending. UBC Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs.
July 2011 – Present
  • Bedside and clinical instruction. UBC MD Undergraduate Program.
January 2010 – Present
  • Session facilitator. St. Paul’s Hospital CME course for Primary Care Practitioners.
May 2013
  • PBL Tutor. UBC MD Undergraduate Program.
March – April 2010
  • Lecturer/Group Leader. UBC Internal Medicine Program EBM Series.
February 2010
  • Lecturer. UBC School of Population and Public Health. SPPH 524 – Core Biological Concepts in Public Health
October 2009