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

Some disabilities are invisible. In this workshop students from different health programs will learn about three diseases that are poorly understood –…

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In this workshop students will have the opportunity to hear from survivors of the residential school system, break down professional and personal…

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Latest News

Health Mentors Logo Design Winner: Hussam Al Zubaidi
May 1, 2021

Health Mentors Logo Design Winner: Hussam Al Zubaidi

We received many wonderful entries for the 10th Anniversary Health Mentors logo contest and are very pleased to announce the winning…

New Publication: Deaf and hard of hearing awareness training
Apr 20, 2021

New Publication: Deaf and hard of hearing awareness training

We published a paper on how to develop and deliver effective training for health professionals working with people who are deaf or…

Workshops: Patient & Community Voices
Apr 13, 2021

Workshops: Patient & Community Voices

On April 13th, we delivered the latest workshop in the Patient & Community Voices workshop series. Stereotypes, Truth & Reconciliation in Health…

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Reports & Publications

Program Report Requests for Patients

A hub for increasing patient involvement at UBC is a key part of UBC Health's Patient Engagement Framework.

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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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