A Tip to Pre-Med Students: Don’t Put All Your Eggs in the Science Beaker

Michael J. Horkoff. UBCMJ 2014 5(2):16-17. Full text (PDF, 2.7MB) ABSTRACT Every year in Canada, over 10,000 students apply to medical schools across the country. While each of these applicants has a unique story to tell about why they are considering medicine as a career, they are all trying to figure out the best academic […]

Three Concrete Tips for Teaching Clerkship Medical Students

Neil Dinesh Dattani. UBCMJ 2014 5(2):14-15. Full text (PDF, 2.8MB) ABSTRACT Medical education, and specifically the training of future physicians, is given a lot of importance, for good reason. Current teaching paradigms aim to teach medical students the principles of adult learning, which in this context refers to the ability to access resources and learn independently […]

Evolutionary Medicine: An Academic Elective

Cory Weissman. UBCMJ 2014 5(2):12-13. Full text (PDF, 3MB) ABSTRACT This article includes an argument for the importance of academic electives in undergraduate medical education, along with a description of an academic elective that I took during the summer of 2012. The elective was a one-week course in evolutionary medicine, which is a growing field that […]

Extending the Reach of Medical Care for Remote First Nations Communities:Beyond Technology

John Pawlovich, Marie-Pierre Dallaire. UBCMJ 2014 5(2):9-11. Full text (PDF, 4.4MB)

Key Trends in eHealth to Propel Health Transformation and Education

Kendall Ho. UBCMJ 2014 5(2):6-9. Full text (PDF, 5.9MB)

UBCMJ Volume 7, Issue 1

UBCMJ Volume 7, Issue 1

Alternative and Complementary Medicine UBCMJ Volume 7, Issue 1 [18.1 MB] EDITORIAL Incorporating Complementary and Alternative Medicine into Canadian Undergraduate Medical Education Noren Khamis, Amanda Ribeiro UBCMJ. 2015: 7.1 (4-6) An Overview of Complementary and Alternative Medicines Zachary Stansfield, Jieqing Xu, Ruphen Shaw, Andrew Pursell UBCMJ. 2015: 7.1 (7-10) FEATURE Natural Health Products: The Gap between Perceptions […]

News & Events

Currently accepting submissions for the upcoming Spring 2016 issue! Posted October 09, 2015 The theme for this issue is Marginalized Populations. The health of marginalized populations is an ongoing concern for health professionals and policymakers. The unique circumstances of these populations mandates that greater focus is given to learning about, assessing, and addressing their health […]

Currently accepting submissions for the upcoming Spring 2016 issue!

The theme for this issue is Marginalized Populations. The health of marginalized populations is an ongoing concern for health professionals and policymakers. The unique circumstances of these populations mandates that greater focus is given to learning about, assessing, and addressing their health needs. While it is well understood that the social determinants of health play […]

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Your enthusiasm and excitement are the CORE of our organization – we need dedicated individuals to take a leadership role and continue promoting and building our journal! APPLY NOW The UBC Medical Journal is a journal that is run and written by students, for the world. Most positions are open to students in any academic […]

Currently accepting submissions for the upcoming Fall 2015 issue!

The theme for this issue is Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAMs). These historic and diverse medical practices—although given little focus in our curriculum—have emerged as an important topic in healthcare due to controversies over their use. Debates and ethical quandaries arise when addressing the role of these practices in our society and the limited knowledge […]