December 19, 2017
Congratulations to Chris Hofley who is the recipient of the 2017 R. Paul Kerston Community Educator Award. Chris has had many roles at UBC – a Health Mentor, panelist, co-author and steering committee member. As a member of the Health Mentors Steering Committee Chris has played an important role in the program’s development, implementation, and […]
June 4, 2015
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 […]
January 15, 2015
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 […]
April 29, 2014
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.
December 12, 2013
Click here to read our two-page summary report for the 5th Annual Allies in Health Community & Patient Fair
May 23, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. […]
December 13, 2012
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. […]
May 31, 2012
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).
May 17, 2012
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.
April 10, 2012
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 […]