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

Cohort 10 of the UBC Health Mentors program will be online this September! Students will meet their mentor and student teams who…

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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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Latest News

Study Published on the Health Mentors Program
Jul 29, 2020

Study Published on the Health Mentors Program

Our paper about the long-term impact of the Health Mentors Program has been published ahead of print in the journal Academic Medicine…

Medical Student Project: What can students learn from family caregivers?
Jul 29, 2020

Medical Student Project: What can students learn from family caregivers?

Tracy Huynh, a 2nd year medical student, completed a research project about what students can learn from family caregivers. The project…

Health Advocacy Workshop with Physical Therapy Students
Jul 29, 2020

Health Advocacy Workshop with Physical Therapy Students

On July 15th, 80 physical therapy students took part in a workshop about different kinds of health advocacy that health…

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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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