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Health advocacy in action: The implementation of an early literacy initiative in Vancouver

Full text (PDF, 652KB) Liu, R., Zazoulina, J., Dueckman, J., Vadeanu, C. Health advocacy in action: The implementation of an early literacy initiative in Vancouver. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (30-31). ° Corresponding author: rachel.liu@alumni.ubc.ca a MD Student 2017, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC abstract There is a growing awareness that physicians, in addition to attending to […]

Cultural immersion placements as a tool for cultural safety education for medical students

Full text (PDF, 681KB) Madjedi, K., Daya, R. Cultural immersion placements as a tool for cultural safety education for medical students. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (28-29). ° Corresponding author: kmadjedi@nosm.ca a Joint MD & MA Student 2019, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, School of Rural and Northern Health, Sudbury, ON b MSc Student, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, […]

The utility of U.S. medical electives to the Canadian medical student

Full text (PDF, 517KB) | HTML Mustafa, M., Stein, M. The utility of U.S. medical electives to the Canadian medical student. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (26-27). a MD Student 2015, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia,Vancouver, BC ° Corresponding author: majdov@alumni.ubc.ca * Majd Mustafa and Michael Stein contributed equally to this article. abstract While medical schools stress the […]

Screening for interpersonal violence: Understanding SAFE

Full text (PDF, 659KB) Verma, P., Maleki, M. Screening for interpersonal violence: Understanding SAFE. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (24-25). ° Corresponding author: pretty.verma@alumni.ubc.ca, m.maleki@alumni.ubc.ca a MD Student 2016, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC b MD Student 2019, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia,Vancouver, BC abstract We introduce the SAFE screening tool to help guide […]

Moving towards a weight-neutral approach to obesity management

Full text (PDF, 891KB) | HTML Parsons, D. Moving towards a weight-neutral approach to obesity management. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (21-23). ° Corresponding author: devyn.e.parsons@alumni.ubc.ca a MD Student 2019, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC   abstract Obesity is a leading public health challenge in the world today, due to its high prevalence and role as […]

The right to accessible healthcare: Bringing palliative services to Toronto’s homeless and vulnerably housed

Full text (PDF, 575KB) Cipkar, C., Dosani, N. The right to accessible healthcare: Bringing palliative services to Toronto’s homeless and vulnerably housed. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (19-20). ° Corresponding author: ccipkar@alumni.ubc.ca a. MD Student 2016, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC b. Division of Palliative Care, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON   abstract In […]

The meaning(s), barriers and facilitators of Anishinaabe health: Implications for culturallysafe health care

The meaning(s), barriers and facilitators of Anishinaabe health: Implications for culturallysafe health care

Full text (PDF, 787KB) Madjedi, K., Daya, R. The meaning(s), barriers and facilitators of Anishinaabe health: Implications for culturallysafe health care. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (17-18).   ° Corresponding author: kmadjedi@nosm.ca a Joint MD & MA Student 2019, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, School of Rural and Northern Health, Sudbury, ON b MSc Student, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster […]

Point-of-care ultrasound in undergraduate medical education: A survey of University of British Columbia medical student attitudes

Point-of-care ultrasound in undergraduate medical education: A survey of University of British Columbia medical student attitudes

Full text (PDF, 1,917KB) Prager, R., McCallum, J., Kim, D., Neitzel, A. Point-of-care ultrasound in undergraduate medical education: A survey of University of British Columbia medical student attitudes. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (12-16). ° Corresponding author: rprager@alumni.ubc.ca a MD Student 2018, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC b MD Student 2016, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, […]

At ease in the Downtown Eastside: One family physician’s perspective

At ease in the Downtown Eastside: One family physician’s perspective

Full text (PDF, 981KB) Yau, S. At ease in the Downtown Eastside: One family physician’s perspective. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (10-11). Steven Yau, MD BEd BSca,° Citation info: UBCMJ. 2016 7.2 (10-11) °Corresponding author: steven.yau@ubc.ca a Vancouver Coastal Health – Downtown Community Health Clinic, Strathcona Mental Health, Assertive Community Treatment Team; Assistant Clinical Professor, UBC Department of Family Practice; […]

Linking in and linking across using a RICHER Model: Social pediatrics and inter professional practices at UBC

Linking in and linking across using a RICHER Model: Social pediatrics and inter professional practices at UBC

Full text (PDF, 1,591KB) Loock, C., Suleman, S., Lynam, J., Scott, L., Tyler, I. Linking in and linking across using a RICHER Model: Social pediatrics and inter professional practices at UBC. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (7-9). Christine Loocka,°, MD FRCPC; Shazeen Sulemanb, MD MSc; Judith Lynamc, PhD RN; Lorine Scottd, MN NP(F); Ingrid Tylere, MD CCFP MHSc MEd FRCPC; Citation info: UBCMJ. […]