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InspireHealth: Physicians Providing Integrative Cancer Care

Lawrence Kei. UBCMJ 2012 4(1):34. Full text (PDF, 731KB)

On MD/PhD Programs and Becoming a Clinician-Scientist

Ranita Manocha. UBCMJ 2012 4(1):32. Full text (PDF, 1183KB)

The Rural Medicine Conundrum: Steps in the Right Direction, and the Difficult Road Ahead

Goldis Chami. UBCMJ 2012 3(2):29-30. Full text (PDF, 751KB)

The Multiple Paths to a Career in Emergency Medicine

Andrei Karpov, Maurice Agha. UBCMJ 2012 4(1):28-29. Full text (PDF, 747KB)

Online Videos: A New Tool for Medical Education

Joseph Andrews. UBCMJ 2012 4(1):26-27. Full text (PDF, 756KB) ABSTRACT Currently, most Canadian medical schools educate students on core biomedical knowledge through lecture-based courses. However, recent studies indicate that passive lecture-based university courses fail to educate students in an efficient manner. In response, Dr. Sebastian Thrun and Sal Khan separately developed successful online educational models that engage […]

Nurse Practitioners – An Underutilized Resource

Danny Guo, Kevin Zuo. UBCMJ 2012 4(1):24-26. Full text (PDF, 805KB) ABSTRACT The nurse practitioner (NP) is a relatively new care provider in the Canadian healthcare system. NPs are registered nurses (RNs) with extensive clinical experience and higher education to conduct advanced health assessments, make diagnoses, order and interpret lab tests, prescribe drugs, perform advanced interventions, monitor outcomes, […]

Elective Report: A European Take on Neuro-Anesthesia

Ambica Parmar. UBCMJ 2012 4(1):22-23. Full text (PDF, 755KB) ABSTRACT The LKH-Universitätsklinikum Hospital lies within Graz, Austria, a small city of approximately 250,000 residents. From a North American perspective this is an unrecognized medical university. It has an incredible dedication to teaching and is frequently visited by both European and Asian medical students as a part of […]

Talking Cancer Genomics, Treatment, and Research with Dr. Torsten Nielsen

Maurice Aghaa. UBCMJ 2013 4(2):35-36. Full Text (PDF, 319KB)