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

2020 Kerston Award: Celebrating Mandy Young
Jan 27, 2021

2020 Kerston Award: Celebrating Mandy Young

Mandy Young is the recipient of the 2020 Kerston Community Educator Award which recognizes community educators who have expanded student learning beyond…

Health Mentors Logo Design Contest: $100 Prize
Jan 27, 2021

Health Mentors Logo Design Contest: $100 Prize

To mark the 10th anniversary of the Health Mentors Program, the steering committee is holding a logo design contest! Health Mentors are…

Celebrating 10 Years of Health Mentors 2011-2021
Dec 14, 2020

Celebrating 10 Years of Health Mentors 2011-2021

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic we continue to offer the Health Mentors Program (HMP) - with TECHNOLOGY!! Over 10 cohorts, more…

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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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