Programs & Activities
We provide or facilitate a wide variety of programs, workshops and activities throughout the year. All of our programs and activities promote the unique lived experience and expertise of patients and community members, which enriches the university education of health and human service students.
2019-20 Interprofessional Health Mentors Program Virtual Symposium
Due to COVID-19, this year we are holding a Virtual Symposium in which the participants are sharing their learning with other UBC students, faculty, and the community electronically through tweets and digital presentations.
Consultation on the Priority Health Concerns in British Columbia
A report and video from a public consultation on the priority health concerns in British Columbia.
A video library of real patients and caregivers talking about their health care experiences to illustrate important topics in health professional education.
Aboriginal Summer Camps
Health and human service professional students learn cultural safety from an Aboriginal community.
Patient & Community Voices Workshops and Events
Patient educators and community members lead workshops for students on health care topics.
Health Mentors Program
UBC health professional students learn from patient educators (health mentors) in a longitudinal interprofessional program.
We help faculty and students to design their own learning activities that involve patients.
An online database of over 65 learning resources recommended by patients and community organizations and evaluated by students.
Resources to teach students a broad understanding of health advocacy co-created with community members, individual patients/caregivers.