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

The second pilot workshop will be with 56 occupational therapy students on Sept 25th. The session will include paediatric cases co-written and…

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The UBC Health Mentors Program is looking for volunteer health mentors/or caregivers who live with chronic conditions to share their medical expertise…

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Latest News

Patient Volunteers Needed for Fall!
Sep 13, 2019

Patient Volunteers Needed for Fall!

UBC Physical Therapy ProgramVolunteer patients are needed to help physical therapy students practice patient interviewing skills. The session is part of…

Student Registration Open for Health Mentors! Apply Now!
Sep 5, 2019

Student Registration Open for Health Mentors! Apply Now!

Want to learn about chronic disease management from patients in a team based setting? The Health Mentors program is a…

Health Advocacy Project Underway!
Sep 5, 2019

Health Advocacy Project Underway!

Educational packages for teaching health advocacy are being developed and tested with physical therapy, occupational therapy, and pharmacy students. The…

Testimonials

Reports & Publications

Program Report Community as teacher: Health professional students learn Cultural Safety from an Aboriginal community

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

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Program Report UBC Inter-professional Health Mentors Program 2011-2019

The Inter-professional Health Mentors Program (HMP) is a unique educational experience organized by Patient & Communi- ty Partnership…

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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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