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The Aboriginal Residency Program

The Aboriginal Residency Program

The Aboriginal Residency Program continues to develop and expand, proving to be a leader in the field regarding the training of residents in Aboriginal Health…

A Year of Growth and Change in the F.N.S.P.

A Year of Growth and Change in the F.N.S.P.

The First Nations Studies Program (FNSP) has seen another successful year of growth, development, and positive change. We are happy to announce the addition of a fourth scholar to our core faculty. Sheryl Lightfoot is Keweenaw Bay Anishinaabe and will be joining us from the Department of Political Science at the University of Minnesota. Sheryl […]

Drs. Toma Timothy (left) and Benjamin Matthew (right), Aboriginal graduates from the Faculty of Medicine, at the spring 2009 First Nations Longhouse Graduation Celebration. Photo by Janis Franklin.

Faculty of Medicine Graduates Seven Aboriginal Physicians

This Fall 2009, I will be entering my ninth year as the Faculty of Medicine’s Aboriginal Programs Coordinator. This year has been another successful one for the faculty, as seven Aboriginal medical students graduated with their Doctor of Medicine degrees in May 2009. This is the most Aboriginal doctors the Faculty of Medicine has ever […]

A Plan to Expand UBC’s Pharmaceutical Services

A Plan to Expand UBC’s Pharmaceutical Services

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Judith Soon and fellow researchers in UBC’s Collaboration for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) group have a plan to change this by establishing a patient-centred pharmacy clinic.

Education and Law Among Oldest UBC Aboriginal Programs

Education and Law Among Oldest UBC Aboriginal Programs

Magnolia Unka and Sita-Rani MacMillan want to improve the lives of Aboriginal people in Canada: they’re just going about it in different ways. One plans to use the court room, the other, the classroom.

First Nations Entrepreneurs

First Nations Entrepreneurs

For aspiring entrepreneur Vivian Bomberry, the irony of the term cohort — used in education circles to define a group of students in the same class year — wasn’t lost when she began her studies in the Ch’nook Advanced Management Program at UBC last November.

Nursing Grad Brings First Nations Sensitivity to Her Role

Nursing Grad Brings First Nations Sensitivity to Her Role

Grandma Rose was thrilled when granddaughter Viola chose to pursue a nursing degree after her first year of university.