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.

Latest News

2024 Workshops: Patient & Community Voices
Feb 6, 2024

2024 Workshops: Patient & Community Voices

On January 22, the UBC Patient and Community Workshop Series held its first interprofessional workshop of the new year – Unmet Health Care Needs:…

New International Project: Public and Patient Involvement in Interprofessional Education (PULPIT)
Feb 6, 2024

New International Project: Public and Patient Involvement in Interprofessional Education (PULPIT)

On January 8-9th, the PULPIT project team gathered in Lisbon to kick-off a 3-year pan-European project to develop international guidelines and educational…

Participants Needed: Partnering on Appropriate Virtual Care Collaborative (PAVC) project
Dec 3, 2023

Participants Needed: Partnering on Appropriate Virtual Care Collaborative (PAVC) project

The Public Health Services Authority (PHSA) needs your help to create culturally sensitive virtual care! Patients with limited English proficiency…

Testimonials

Reports & Publications

Program Report The Living Library

A growing collection of videos featuring the stories and experiences of real patients and caregivers. There are 29…

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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 Research & Development

A report of our latest research and development projects on social accountability in medical education, ableism in health…

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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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