New Master in ACP BC Chapter

Dr. Dawn DeWitt will be honoured by the American College of Physicians with advancement to Mastership

Excellence in Medical Education

CHES Acting Director Dr. Kevin Eva receives prestigious Honorary Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Educators. Honorary Fellowship is a lifetime honorary award and the highest award of the Academy of Medical Educators bestowed.

Department of Medicine

Providing excellence in patient care, teaching and research

Kam Shojania honored by CRA

Department of Medicine Rheumatology division head Dr. Kam Shojania receives 2013 Teacher-Educator Award from the Canadian Rheumatology Association.

New head of the Division of Cardiology

Dr. Andrew Krahn, a renowned researcher in cardiac arrhythmias, has been recruited to serve as the new Head of the Division of Cardiology. Dr. Krahn brings a wealth of experience in cardiac care and research.

New insights into stroke prevention

Dr. Oscal Benavente and his team have released a study showing that a common drug combination is not as effective as previously thought to prevent strokes

Research at the Paralympic Games

Dr. Andrei Krassioukov is leading a research team to explore ways to make the paralympics safer for the athletes.

New study on progesterone therapy

Dr. Jerilynn Prior of CeMCOR and her team have recently published a study showing that progesterone therapy is effective in combating hot flushes

Novel discovery in MS treatment

Department of Medicine researchers have released a study on the use of b-interferons to treat Multiple Sclerosis. They showed that these drugs, which are known to decrease relapses, do not lead to improved outcomes on disability.

Faculty member awarded Jubilee medal

Dr. Charles Krieger, Clinical Associate Professor in Neurology, has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contribution to ALS research

Dr. Neil Cashman wins research award

Dr. Neil Cashman, Professor in the Division of Neurology and Scientific Director of PrioNet Canada, has been awarded the Genome BC Award for Scientific Excellence from LifeSciences BC

Dr. Julio Montaner wins UBC prize

Dr. Julio Montaner, Professor in the Division of HIV/AIDS and Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, has been awarded UBC's Jacob Biely Prize for 2011.

Welcome from the Chair

Welcome 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 1,000 faculty and staff. The Department is comprised of 17 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 to contributing to the health of the Province of British Columbia.

Dr. Graydon S. Meneilly, MD, FRCPC, FACP
Professor & Eric W. Hamber Chair

Recent News

Breathe in your own language

UBC Annual Report features Dr. Mark FitzGerald, Professor and Head, Division of Respiratory Medicine

New Master in American College of Physicians, British Columbia Chapter

Dr. Dawn DeWitt will receive one of the highest honours bestowed by the American College of Physicians

Three Department of Medicine researchers win HSF GIA Awards

HSF GIA Award Winners 2013 - 2014 - Medicine UBC

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