New Specialist Returns to the North

Urologist Dr. Alym Abdulla is the first Northern Medical Program graduate to return to the North as a specialist.

Radiation Therapy Prescribing Practices

New research by Dr. Rob Olson shows how changes in radiation therapy prescribing practices could lead to cost savings and improve patient quality of life.

NMP Serving Northern BC Well

Dr. Paul Winwood, head of the Northern Medical Program, explains that two-thirds of Northern Medical Program graduates are in northern or rural communities.

Drinking age law impact on young drivers

A recent study led by Dr. Russ Callaghan with the Northern Medical Program shows that minimum legal drinking age legislation has a significant effect on collisions among young drivers.

Congratulations NMP Grads!

The Northern Medical Program is celebrating its eighth graduating class this year. Nine of these new doctors are going on to residencies in Northern BC. 

Effects of Drinking Age Studied

A recent study authored by Dr. Russell Callaghan demonstrates the significant effect drinking age laws can have on youth mortality rates. The findings were published in the international journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

Northern Medical Program

Northern Medical Program
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The Northern Medical Program
The Northern Medical Program is part of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. Along with the Island Medical Program at the University of Victoria and the Southern Medical Program at UBCO in Kelowna, BC, this distributed medical program was the first of its kind in North America and has proven to be a highly successful model of distributed education. Through UBC's Admissions Office, thirty-two medical students are welcomed into the NMP every year and arrive at the beautiful University of Northern British Columbia campus each January.

Many congratulations to NMP faculty member Dr Sarah Gray, who has become UNBC's ninth Canada Research Chair. Dr Gray has been named a Chair in Integrative Physiology of Diabetes.
UBC Faculty of Medicine

NMP Physician Newsletter
The Summer 2012 edition of the NMP physician newsletter has recently been published.

  To read online, click here.
NMP Citations

Contact Us
Northern Medical Program 3333 University Way
Prince George, BC
V2N 4Z9
Phone:  250-960-6352
NMP Graduates Setting Up Practices in Northern B.C.
Some of the 1st grads of the Northern Medical Program lauded the program's success in the Prince George Citizen recently. Read the full story here: "Homegrown Doctors Putting Down Local Roots"

Front Lines: Portraits of Caregivers in Northern British ColumbiaFront Lines: Portraits of Caregivers in Northern British Columbia
"Front Lines" is a celebration of and a tribute to caregivers across Northern B.C. who are making a real difference on the front lines of  rural health care. Some of the images from the book are below. 
Pick up your copy at the UNBC bookstore.

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