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

Jan 26, 6-7:30pm - A zoom meeting for mentors to learn from one another and to recognize the 2019-20 mentors who completed…

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Latest News

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…

New Report: Supporting Students to Learn from Patients 2017-2020
Dec 4, 2020

New Report: Supporting Students to Learn from Patients 2017-2020

Hot off the press! The latest report on building a hub for patient engagement at UBC! Over 3,000 students across…

Public Consultation Informs New Mission Statement for UBC's Medical School
Nov 23, 2020

Public Consultation Informs New Mission Statement for UBC's Medical School

A year ago patients, caregivers, and community leaders were invited to participate in a consultation designed and facilitated by Patient & Community Partnership…

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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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