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 […]

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, […]