Issue 3 2018

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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By the Numbers

The UBC Faculty of Medicine is graduating more medical and health professionals than ever before to help ensure the health care needs of communities across British Columbia can be met now and in the future.

Province-Wide Training

training sites across B.C.


Number of medical and health professional trainees in 2016/17:

Meeting B.C.’s Health Care Needs

Every year, a growing number of Faculty of Medicine graduates from diverse backgrounds and regions of the province are setting up practice in communities where they trained:


of UBC MD graduates who attend UBC for residency training are practising in B.C. communities.

Research Funding

Year after year, research excellence in the Faculty of Medicine is supported by investment from funding sources here at home and around the globe:


total research funding received in the last four years

Turning Discoveries into Solutions

From discoveries to patents, the Faculty of Medicine is driving innovation to accelerate the transfer of knowledge to care:


patents issued or filed

Better Health Through Partnership Read Conclusion