Dr. Cheryl Hume, site director for the UBC Kootenay Boundary Family Practice Residency, and Dr. Willa Henry, Program Director, UBC Department of Family Practice (seated), celebrate the opening of new UBC space with Kootenay Boundary Family Practice residents Drs. Gabe Krahn, Mark Szynkaruk, Alana Benes, and Gretchen Snyman, from left.
New space opens for students, resident doctors at Nelson hospital
medical students now have their own dedicated study and training space at Kootenay Lake Hospital
The new space provides a clinical skills room, study stations, and lounge area that was purpose-built for their specific needs.
An example how Supplemental Learning leaders brainstorm ways to engage students in the math and science centres.
Tuum Est Student Initiative Fund supports Supplemental Learning
This year, with the support of the Tuum Est Student Initiative Fund, tutors from the Academic Resource Centre are working hard to make Supplemental Learning and the Math and Science Centre more efficient, impactful and innovative.
Assoc. Prof. Ali McManus says young girls need to sit less, and move more.
UBC ties girls' sedentary lifestyles to potential health issues
In an age of TVs, touchscreens, and tablets, Canadian children are spending more and more time riding the couch than their bikes.
While it's well known that moving less and eating more has led to expanding waistlines, recently published research by Assoc. Prof. Ali McManus is showing that this lifestyle can harm the health of the blood vessels in younger girls.
Assoc. Prof. Kathy Rush says people often engage in self-care when they are in physical distress but tend to stop looking after themselves when they are better.
UBC research links stress relief motivation to physical discomfort
In the modern world, stress is a constant companion for nearly every man, woman, and child.
While it is becoming well known that managing the life-related stress associated with such everyday things as work, family, and finances is a key to good health, recent research by UBC Assoc. Prof. Kathy Rush shows that poor health could actually be a greater motivator.
Nobel Night highlights Nobel Night presenters talk about the importance of celebrating this year's recipients.
Thrive 2015 The award-winning Thrive Week celebrates another year.
Engineers collaborate with the community Engineering students are working towards changing the lives of the homeless through a community collaboration project to replace shopping carts with Personal Belongings Carriers.