We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Elmine Statham to the Department of Pediatrics as Clinical Instructor in the Southern Medical Program.
Dr. Statham’s background is in Kinesiology and she completed her undergraduate training at Simon Fraser University with a minor in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.
She attended medical school and completed her residency program in General Pediatrics at the University of British Columbia in 2013. Throughout her training, she has had a keen interest in medical education. She worked as Teaching Assistant in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University, and during her second year of medical school, she became involved in the development of an online learning tool for students learning pediatric clinical skills.
During her residency, she was the project leader and helped create a widely utilized online resource: www. Learnpediatrics.com. In September 2013, she accepted a permanent position as a Community Pediatrician in Penticton, BC, from where she hopes to stay involved in clinical teaching while serving the local community.