OEH Alumni Engagement and Recognition Event

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The UBC School of Population and Public Health is delighted to invite you to our upcoming MSc OEH Alumni Engagement and Recognition event. This gathering will be a great opportunity to connect with MSc OEH alumni, students, and faculty. This event will feature an update from the program, an alumni panel discussion, networking and more. […]

Geographic Access to Gender-Affirming Care

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About the talk While the extant literature has established the barriers to accessing care that transgender and gender diverse communities face, less attention has been paid to where gender-affirming care is provided and how geographically accessible it is. This talk focuses on a case study modeling access to gender-affirming hormone therapy in Texas, and looks […]

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Data Science and Health (DASH) Cluster AI Meets Ethics #4

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In this fourth session featuring Dr. Julie Robillard, we will explore the impact of social robot use in the context of brain health and illness, and discuss key ethical implications surrounding their use. Dr. Julie Robillard is an Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of British Columbia and Scientist in Patient Experience at BC […]

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Beyond Representation: Celebrating Black Excellence in BC Healthcare

Online/Virtual Event

Join Vancouver Coastal Health and Faculty of Medicine’s Office of Respectful Environment, Diversity, and Inclusion on Wednesday, February 28th, 2024, from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm (PST) for “Beyond Representation: Celebrating Black Excellence in BC Healthcare” to learn about and celebrate the important contributions made by Black professionals in BC healthcare. During this session, the panelists will […]

Café Scientifique: A Unique Exploration of Indigenous Health and the Gut Microbiota

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We're excited to invite you to a free special event hosted by Indigenous leaders and researchers from the University of British Columbia. Join us for an evening at Café Scientifique at Musqueam Cultural Centre on February 29th, 2024, where we delve into the critical topic of the gut microbiota and its impact on Indigenous health. […]

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The Path Ahead for Innovation in Reimbursement

Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre 6163 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Join the Institute of Health Economics (IHE) for an in-person afternoon of presentations and panel discussion convened by the IHE Health Technology Innovation Platform. The program will include provincial, national, and international perspectives on the implementation of innovative reimbursement agreements to support the adoption of promising new technologies and deliver treatments to patients in a timely and […]

$75

PharmaWhere? Exploring the Future of Drug Coverage in Canada

Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre 6163 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The 36th annual Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR) health policy conference will explore the future of drug coverage in Canada at a time of potentially significant policy development. As millions of Canadians cannot afford their prescription drugs, the federal government is in the process of developing new legislation that will enable a more […]

Event Series UBC Surgery Grand Rounds

UBC Surgery Grand Rounds

Cordula and Gunter Paetzold Health Education Centre 899 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The UBC Department of Surgery Grand Rounds is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. These rounds are typically scheduled on the second Wednesday every month during the academic year (September to June), from 7 am to 8 am, and are […]

Healing Through Land, Jazz and History with Delbert Anderson

Online/Virtual Event

Anderson shares his project experience with the Bureau of Land Management, youth ensemble program and Diné artist research. Anderson will conduct an activity on how everyone can navigate life and will pass on Indigenous knowledge of how everyone can live in beauty, balance and harmony.

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Indigenous Peoples’ experiences and realities within the Canadian Healthcare system: What’s the impact on health outcomes?

Online/Virtual Event

Indigenous peoples have consistently faced health inequities in the Canadian Healthcare system, which have contributed to poorer outcomes. This disparity is still a reality for many Indigenous peoples seeking care. It is important to understand how systemic racism and stereotypes influence the care they receive today. The SBME Indigenous Engagement Committee in collaboration with the […]

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