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 10th Anniversary Health Mentors Symposium is March 29th, 5:30-7:30pm!

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A meeting for mentors to learn from one another and to recognize the 2019-20 mentors who completed the program. Information about the…

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Latest News

Last Call: Kerston Award Nominations Close Nov 30th!
Nov 24, 2020

Last Call: Kerston Award Nominations Close Nov 30th!

UBC Health invites nominations for the 2020 Kerston Community Educator Award for patient/community educators who have expanded student learning beyond traditional professional boundaries.…

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…

Health Mentors: Cohort 10 Begins!
Sep 30, 2020

Health Mentors: Cohort 10 Begins!

On September 28th, 192 students and 48 mentors attended an orientation to the Health Mentors program on Zoom. The program…

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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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