Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

People of Colour Mentorship Program

Congratulations to Dr. Tatiana Sotjindo and Ms. Sabrina Gill for their anti-racism and inclusion work at BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre (C&W). The People of Colour Mentorship Program was developed to address diversity in leadership, and with seed funding from the HPIF, they began the process of creating a formalized […]

The 2022 Vancouver Summer Program (VSP)

This week marks the successful launch of the 2022 Vancouver Summer Program (VSP): Introduction to Clinical Medicine in the Hospital Setting and Scientific Research in the Hospital Setting Course. Developed in 2014, the Vancouver International Summer Program in Medicine (VSP) provides an opportunity for visiting undergraduate medical students from international universities to experience Canadian health […]

Staying healthy and connected this summer

Meet the 2022 UBC Dept of Pediatrics Pick Your Peak Team! DID YOU KNOW? – Stair climbing requires 8-9 times more energy expenditure than sitting. – It counts as ‘vigorous’ physical activity and burns more calories per minute than jogging. – You burn roughly 1.5 calories for every 10 steps. The UBC Pick Your Peak […]