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2015 R. Paul Kerston Community Educator Awardee Announced

2015 R. Paul Kerston Community Educator Awardee Announced

 Paula Carr, a Community Strategist and Intercultural Neighborhood Developer with Collingwood Neighborhood House, has collaborated with UBC since 2004. She helped produce an award winning film titled, “Where Strangers Became Neighbours” that has been used in 6 or more UBC courses. This film illustrates the importance of an intercultural community development approach when working with […]

Kickoff: Health Mentors Program Giving Campaign!

Support the Health Mentors Program Keep this vital program alive for Canada’s future health leaders The Health Mentors program needs your help to sustain this influential education initiative for Canada’s future health leaders. We urgently need additional funding to continue this unique educational experience that allows students from different health disciplines to learn from patients […]

6th Annual Allies in Health Community & Patient Fair – October 29th

SAVE THE DATE: The 6th Annual Allies in Health Community & Patient Fair will take place on Wednesday, October 29th 2014 at the UBC Life Sciences Centre as part of Celebrate Learning week.

5th Annual Allies in Health Community and Patient Fair Two-Page Report

Click here to read our two-page summary report for the 5th Annual Allies in Health Community & Patient Fair

5th Annual Allies in Health Fair – October 23rd 2013!

The 5th Annual Allies in Health Community and Patient Fair will be held on Wednesday, October 23rd 2013 at the West Atrium of the Life Sciences Centre at UBC. The success of the Fair relies largely on donations – if you would like to contribute a door prize, or a financial sum,  please contact cckline@mail.ubc.ca. […]

2012/2013 Patient and Community Voices Workshop Series

Each year the Division works with a variety of organizations in the community to bring students the Patient and Community Voices Workshop Series. This Fall we’ve done workshops with Positive Living BC and the Recovery Narrative Project. We are looking forward to the Winter/Spring session and invite you to stay tuned for future workshop updates. […]

Health Mentors featured in UBC Medicine Magazine

The Interprofessional Health Mentors program was featured in the Spring 2012 edition of UBC Medicine magazine in an article entitled “A new window on patients’ personal struggles.” Read the article here (pdf). Click here to read the full spring 2012 edition (pdf).

Aboriginal Summer Camps win Community-Service Learning Award

The Division of Health Care Communication, in partnership with Fraser Valley Aboriginal Child & Family Services Society, has been recognized by a national Community-Service Learning Award from the J.W. McConnell Foundation for the “Aboriginal Community as Teacher” program.

Second book released by the Recovery Narrative Project

EVENING: the frayed edges, RIPPLES of Recovery, released in April 2012, is the second anthology by the Vancouver-based Recovery Narrative Project.  The Recovery Narrative Project is a peer-led writing circle for mental health consumers who wish to share their stories of strength and recovery. Authors of the second anthology include Jude Swanson, Margo Robinson, Susan […]

Health Mentors program featured in UBC Reports

Health Mentors program featured in UBC Reports

The Interprofessional Health Mentors program was featured in the March 2012 edition of UBC Reports. The article is entitled A new window on patients’ struggles and written by Brian Kladko. The full March 2012 edition of UBC Reports can be found here (PDF).

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