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

Workshop: Mental Wellness Mental Health Way of Life
May 3, 2024

Workshop: Mental Wellness Mental Health Way of Life

In partnership with the Richmond Mental Health Consumer and Friends Society, the Patient and Community Voices Workshop series presented Mental…

Annual Symposia: Learning from Health Mentors in-person and virtually
May 3, 2024

Annual Symposia: Learning from Health Mentors in-person and virtually

In-person Health Mentors Program The UBC Interprofessional Health Mentors Program (HMP) held its 13th Annual Health Mentors Symposium on April…

Research Project: Virtual Clinical Education Informed by Patient Experiences
Mar 30, 2024

Research Project: Virtual Clinical Education Informed by Patient Experiences

On 11 March, patient partners, including nine health mentors, attended a celebration to mark the completion of the Virtual Clinical…

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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