Issue 2017

Pathways — the UBC Faculty of Medicine’s digital magazine — shares stories about learning, discovery and innovation that are making a difference in B.C. communities and around the world. Discover the impact of our global-leading health research and education.

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Social Accountability

By The Numbers

Learn more about how the UBC Faculty of Medicine is fulfilling its contract with society through education, research and partnerships and translating investment into impact.


Expanding the number of medical, health professionals and research trainees from 2003 to 2016:



0 +

Training sites across B.C.

Partnerships with all 7 of B.C.’s Health Authorities support the delivery of research and education.

Meeting B.C.'s Health Care Needs

3x more MD grads entering family medicine residency training.


Research Funding

External funding from around the globe is igniting research innovation and discovery to improve care.






Foundations & Non-profits



$ 0 M

in total research funding received in 2015/16

Technology Transfer

From ideas to patents, the Faculty of Medicine is working with industry to accelerate the transfer of research findings to care.


patents issued or filed

The Social Responsibility of Canada's Universities Read Conclusion