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November 15, 2022 Dr. Christie Newton is a family doctor, a mother and wife, an animal lover, and now, the president of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). As the Associate Head Education and Engagement for the Department of Family Practice, she is also working on a province-wide team-based primary care learning project. […]
Statement from the RRC and JEDI Committee Co-Chairs on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
September 26, 2022 September 30th is a solemn day to honour residential school survivors, those who died in this genocide, and the lasting impacts that the residential school system has had on Indigenous Peoples. It is a day to learn more about the true history of our country and the atrocities committed in the residential school system. It […]
Thank You and Congratulations to the Recent Graduates of the Midwifery, Postgraduate and Undergraduate Programs
July 14, 2022 The Department of Family Practice, would like to send a heartfelt thank you and congratulations to the recent graduates of the Midwifery, Postgraduate and Undergraduate programs. In recent years, these cohorts have faced particular challenges as they navigated learning through the Covid-19 pandemic. Their dedication to their programs and new ways of […]
July 12, 2022 Dr. Granger Richard Avery is a clinical professor in the department of family practice who has been recently appointed to the Order of Canada. He is recognized for his incisive leadership in the practice of rural medicine and for his tireless commitment to improving Canada’s health care system. Considered one of the […]
The month of June is National Indigenous History Month, with June 21st being National Indigenous Day. This is a time to recognize, honour and celebrate the diversity and resiliency of First Nations, Inuit and Metis Peoples. It is also a time to reflect, to learn and unlearn, and to take action. In the spirit of truth […]
Dr. Wendy Norman and Dr. Terri Aldred have been recognized by the Government of Canada this month as being among the “Women of Impact in Canada”, STEM Category. Women of Impact in Canada is an online gallery dedicated to women’s achievements, featuring profiles of courageous women who have made an impact in politics, the arts […]
Contact Midwifery Program320 – 5950 University Boulevard, Department of Family PracticeVancouver, BC V6T 1Z3 Canadacecilia.email@example.com Websites https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=jevitt+c https://www.advantagemidwifery.org https://www.opsipstudy.com/ https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4574-5650 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Cecilia_Jevitt https://www.linkedin.com https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=PJz69p4AAAAJ&hl=en Publications Cecilia Jevitt completed Emory University’s midwifery program in 1982. Her 1993 doctorate in applied medical anthropology is from the University of South Florida. She practiced full scope midwifery in the Tampa Bay Florida area […]
The November Cedar Award recognizes the JEDI Committee co-chairs for their dedication to promoting a culture of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion within the UBC Department of Family Practice.
The Awards Committee is delighted to honour Dr. and Elder Roberta Price as the first recipient of the DFP Cedar Awards initiative. Described by her peers as the “fearless leader and inspiration behind what [we] do on JEDI, Dr. and Elder Roberta has graciously and tirelessly shared her gifts and her knowledge with our department.” […]