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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Book Review by Anya Selleck A few years back in university, a friend of mine in medical school gave me a book to read. I didn’t read it. Like so many of my generation, while studying, we place ourselves on a definitive trajectory to our desired goal. […]

B4stage4: Changing the way we think about mental health and addiction

B4stage4: Changing the way we think about mental health and addiction

September, 2016 Canadian Mental Health Association – BC Division Everyone in British Columbia has a right to mental health and addiction care that is valued equally with physical health care (1). If a person becomes unwell, the mental health services they access should be equal to physical health services (2). This should hold true regardless […]

Global variations in Western medicine

Full text (PDF, 1,040KB) Fung, V., Hemmons, P. Global variations in Western medicine. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (48). ° Corresponding author: vincent.fung@alumni.ubc.ca a MD Student 2018, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC abstract Each year, hundreds of health care students from across Canada embark on travel abroad with the goal of improving health and education for […]

A clinical review of the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of opioid-related harms

Full text (PDF, 1,851KB) Zivanovic, R., Wood, E., Nolan, S. A clinical review of the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of opioid-related harms. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (44). °Corresponding author: rebeccazivanovic@gmail.com a MD Student 2016, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC b British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, St. Paul’s Hospital c Department of Medicine, University of […]

How are Canada’s doctors being trained to address the needs of marginalized populations across the specturm of medical education?

Full text (PDF, 968KB) Jutras, M. How are Canada’s doctors being trained to address the needs of marginalized populations across the specturm of medical education? UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (42-43). ° Corresponding author: mjjutras@gmail.com a MD Student 2018, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, BC Marc Jutras completed his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree at Simon Fraser […]

A picture of trans Canadians’ health and access to healthcare

Full text (PDF, 973KB) Jones, A. A picture of trans Canadians’ health and access to healthcare. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (40-41). ° Corresponding author: andrea.jones@ubc.ca a PhD Student 2017, School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Andrea Jones is a PhD student in the School of Population and Public Health at […]

Not so universal health care: The neglect of immigrant and refugee health in Canada

Full text (PDF, 965KB) Lake, S. Not so universal health care: The neglect of immigrant and refugee health in Canada. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (38-39). ° Corresponding author: slake@cfenet.ubc.ca a PhD Student, School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC   In the midst of an ongoing and highly publicized Syrian refugee […]

Problems and solutions in the health of older adults

Full text (PDF, 900KB) Ip, A., Madden, K. Problems and solutions in the health of older adults. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (36-37). a MD Student 2016, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC b Associate Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Alvin Ip is a 4th year medical student […]

The past, present, and future of HIV in Canada: An interview with the director of clinical education at the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

The past, present, and future of HIV in Canada: An interview with the director of clinical education at the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

Full text (PDF, 975KB) Galts, C. The past, present, and future of HIV in Canada: An interview with the director of clinical education at the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (34-35). °Corresponding author: galts@alumni.ubc.ca a MD Student 2019, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC Ciarán Galts graduated from UBC in 2015, […]

From vision to action: An analysis of BC’s mental health and substance abuse plan

From vision to action: An analysis of BC’s mental health and substance abuse plan

Full text (PDF, 959KB) Rheaume, A. From vision to action: An analysis of BC’s mental health and substance abuse plan. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (32-33). °Corresponding author: alanrheaume@gmail.com a MD Student 2019, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Alan Rheaume is a first year medical student in the UBC MD Class of 2019. Originally from Toronto, he […]