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.