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

After successful pilot workshops last year, more workshops involving patient partners in teaching health advocacy will be offered as part of the curriculum in physical therapy, occupational therapy,…

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This community based workshop connects UBC students with speakers who have lived experience of drug use, poverty, and overdose prevention in the…

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Latest News

Health Mentors: Recruitment Underway for Cohort 10!
Jun 29, 2020

Health Mentors: Recruitment Underway for Cohort 10!

Do you have a chronic condition/disability or care for someone who does? The UBC Health Mentors Program needs volunteers to…

Living Library: New Videos Added!
Jun 29, 2020

Living Library: New Videos Added!

Two new “books” have been added to the Living Library for you to check out! The videos were co-created by…

Health Mentors Program Featured in UBC's Strategic Plan
May 29, 2020

Health Mentors Program Featured in UBC's Strategic Plan

The Health Mentors Program is featured in UBC's Strategic Plan as an example of the university's commitment to innovative interdisciplinary education - a key…

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Reports & Publications

Program Report Aboriginal Community as Teacher Program

Communications between health care professionals and Aboriginal people have long been identified as contributors to poor health outcomes.…

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Program Report UBC Interprofessional Health Mentors Program

The Interprofessional Health Mentors Program (HMP) is a unique educational experience organized by Patient & Community Partnership for…

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Program Report Patient & Community Voices Workshop Series

Since 2008, 65 Patient & Community Voices Workshops have been delivered in collaboration with our community partners. Workshops…

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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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