Impact of Giving

Gifts to the Faculty of Medicine contribute to improving health locally, nationally, and internationally. Explore some examples of what our students and faculty are achieving with donor support.

Exercising health across BC: physical therapy students learn in more communities

Exercising health across BC: physical therapy students learn in more communities

For urban Canadians, access to physical therapy is rarely in question. For BC residents in northern or rural locations, however, access to health professionals can’t be taken for granted.

Hope for families with heart rhythm disorders

Hope for families with heart rhythm disorders

In early 2010, Victor Thay, a fun-loving friend, generous family member, and accomplished fund manager, passed away from sudden cardiac arrest. His friends, family, and even he himself did not know that he had been living with Long QT syndrome.

A glowing display to celebrate philanthropy

A glowing display to celebrate philanthropy

On July 25, 2014 the UBC Faculty of Medicine completed an update to its donor wall in the Life Sciences Centre, commemorating its wide range of generous supporters.

A self-funded effort at academic enrichment

A self-funded effort at academic enrichment

For more than 20 years, UBC radiologists have been funding — out of their own pockets — fellowships for residents and newly-appointed specialists from Canada and beyond.

Elaine Carty

Conscious Coupling: Elaine Carty introduces Visiting Scholars

Midwifery is a field of study caught between modern and ancient: an emerging field in Canada, yet a timeless tradition around the world. A new initiative will add even more excitement.

A student’s dedication gets recognition… and enables her to do more

A student’s dedication gets recognition… and enables her to do more

Jacqueline Hudson, an anesthesiology resident at UBC, knew from previous trips to Uganda about that country’s dire need for better medical care, especially in the operating room. Thanks to the Dr. Dimitrios Giannoulis Memorial Prize for Overseas Rotation Research in Anesthesia, she can do something about it.

Thank you for supporting our students

Thank you for supporting our students

Donors to student awards in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC make a tremendous difference in our students’ lives. As our students learn, conduct research, and do clinical placements in hospitals and medical offices across the province and around the world, they have support from donors behind them. This year, we wanted to give our […]