• 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.

  • Tobacco and Mental Illness

    A new study led by Russell Callaghan of the Northern Medical Program at UNBC indicates that people with mental illnesses have a two to four times greater risk of death from smoking-related diseases than the general population.

  • Congrats New Doctors

    The sixth graduating class of the Northern Medical Program celebrated this weekend, with the nine above having also completed prior studies at the University of Northern British Columbia. Congratulations doctors!

  • 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.

  • Nearly One in Four NMP Graduates in 2012 a former UNBC Student

    The Northern Medical Program’s fifth graduating class saw the highest number of UNBC-originated undergraduates from any year so far.

  • "The Healthcare Traveling Roadshow, NORTHERN MEDICAL PROGRAM"

    Dr. Sean Maurice, a group of healthcare students, and car loads of medical equipment travel around the north showcasing healthcare careers to students from elementary and high schools.

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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.

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

  To read online, click here.
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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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