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.

Health Mentors Program

Health Mentors Program

UBC health professional students learn from patient educators (health mentors) in a longitudinal interprofessional program.

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Aboriginal Summer Camps

Aboriginal Summer Camps

Health and human service professional students learn cultural safety from an Aboriginal community.

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Living Library

Living Library

A video library of real patients and caregivers talking about their health care experiences to illustrate important topics in health professional education.

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Learning Resources

Learning Resources

An online database of over 65 learning resources recommended by patients and community organizations and evaluated by students.   

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Patient & Community Voices Workshops and Events

Patient & Community Voices Workshops and Events

Patient educators and community members lead workshops for students on health care topics.  

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Consulting Activities

Consulting Activities

We help faculty and students to design their own learning activities that involve patients.

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Health Advocacy

Health Advocacy

Resources to teach students a broad understanding of health advocacy co-created with community members, individual patients/caregivers.

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Gallery Walk

Gallery Walk

An annual event hosted by PCPE to advance the UBC Health Patient Engagement Framework and create more opportunities for students to learn from the lived experience of patients.

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