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. […]

Prison health: Interview with Dr. Ruth Martin

Prison health: Interview with Dr. Ruth Martin

Full text (PDF, 918KB) Tsui, C. Prison health: Interview with Dr. Ruth Martin. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (5-6). Clara Tsuia,°, BSc (Hons) Citation info: UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (5-6) °Corresponding author: clara.k.tsui@gmail.com a MD Student 2017, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Ruth Elwood Martin (pictured here) is a Clinical Professor with the UBC School of Population and […]

Marginalization in health care

Full text (PDF, 1,917KB Ribeiro, A., Khamis, N. Marginalization in health care. UBCMJ. 2016: 7.2 (4). The United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals were celebrated as a groundbreaking achievement in identifying— and initiating the process of reversing—some of the world’s most dire problems.1 Fifteen years later, the United Nations is focusing its attention on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which […]