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

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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New Workshop Coming in May! Not all disabilities are visible. In this workshop students from different health programs will learn about three…

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Latest News

New Living Library Videos Added!
Mar 31, 2021

New Living Library Videos Added!

The Living Library is a growing collection of brief video vignettes of real patients and caregivers talking about their health…

Allies in Health: Connecting with Communities
Mar 18, 2021

Allies in Health: Connecting with Communities

On March 18th, four community organizations presented a new workshop in the Patient & Community Voices series. It was an opportunity…

Living Library: Bringing Patient Voices into Health Psychology at UBC
Feb 24, 2021

Living Library: Bringing Patient Voices into Health Psychology at UBC

Last term, we partnered with instructor Nancy Sin to include Living Library videos of real patients and caregivers in a web-based course on…

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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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