A meeting of experts

Patient and Community Teachers at the Centre of Health Professional Education

Patients' Voices

Patients' Voices


Giving patient voices a place in health professional education.

Building Connections

Building Connections


Connecting faculty with opportunities to engage students in patient centered learning.

Understanding Patients

Understanding Patients


Helping healthcare students understand patient experiences.

Upcoming Programs

Limited spaces available! Students must register by Sept. 19th.

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The UBC Health Mentors Program begins with an orientation on October 3rd 2022 and runs to May 2023.

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Latest News

Living Library: New Videos and Facilitator Guide Available
Aug 3, 2022

Living Library: New Videos and Facilitator Guide Available

We have added three new videos to the Living Library, bringing the number of videos about patient voices to 23.…

UBC Health Awards: Anja Lanz, Lelainia Lloyd, & Bruce Raber Receive Kerston Award
Jun 30, 2022

UBC Health Awards: Anja Lanz, Lelainia Lloyd, & Bruce Raber Receive Kerston Award

On May 31st, Anja Lanz, Lelainia Lloyd, and Bruce Raber were presented with the R. Paul Kerston Community Educator Award for patient…

Patient & Community Voices: Our Last Workshop of 2021-2022!
Jun 3, 2022

Patient & Community Voices: Our Last Workshop of 2021-2022!

On May 4, 2022, we partnered with the Indian Residential School Survivors Society (IRSSS), a provincial organization with a twenty-year history of…

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Reports & Publications

Program Report The Living Library

A growing collection of videos featuring the stories and experiences of real patients and caregivers. There are 18…

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Program Report Supporting Learning from Patients

A hub for bringing diverse patient and community perspectives into teaching and learning at UBC is a key…

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Program Report Health Mentors Program

Patients or their caregivers mentor teams students about their lived experience of chronic illness and the health system.

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Program Report Patient & Community Voices

Since 2008, Patient & Community Voices Workshops have been delivered in collaboration with our community partners.

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Program Report Community as Teacher

Cultural immersion for health professional students allows the Aboriginal community to become their teacher.

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Ways to Get Involved

Whether you are a UBC health and human services student, a faculty member, a patient, or a community member - there are many ways for you to become involved.

*The term patient is overarching and is inclusive of individuals with personal experience of a health issue and informal caregivers, including family and friends.

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