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

UBC Health Launches Strategic Plan: Better Health Together
May 26, 2021

UBC Health Launches Strategic Plan: Better Health Together

On May 12th, UBC Health launched its 5-year plan. Embedded throughout the plan are firm commitments to the inclusion of…

Virtual Poster Showcase: Community Engagement in Teaching Health Advocacy
May 17, 2021

Virtual Poster Showcase: Community Engagement in Teaching Health Advocacy

On May 17th, Darren Lauscher, Sue Macdonald, Mandy Young and Angela Towle presented a poster about community engagement in teaching…

Patient & Community Voices: Last workshop for 2020-21
May 12, 2021

Patient & Community Voices: Last workshop for 2020-21

On May 12th, we held the last workshop of the 2020-21 Patient & Community Voices workshop series. Addressing Unmet Health Care…

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Reports & Publications

Program Report The Living Library

A growing collection of videos featuring the stories and experiences of real patients and caregivers. There are 18…

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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 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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