UBC is a great place to study medicine! The medical school has a 50-year history of facilitating learning - learning that is student centered, evidence-based, innovative, and relevant for the 21st century. Our mission is to advance the knowledge, understanding, and health of our society through education, scholarship, and health care. In all these things, we strive for excellence. If you are intelligent, mature and highly motivated, have integrity, common sense, and are dedicated to life-long learning and service, then this may be the program for you.
Areas of Expertise
The UBC medical school seeks applicants with a variety of undergraduate concentrations and diverse backgrounds. All applications are given careful consideration, without regard to age, gender, race, religion, and marital or economic status. All applicants must complete a minimum of three years at any accredited university or college. The MD program consists of a further four years of study.
The UBC Faculty of Medicine offers expert specializations in cancer research; cardiovascular research; child, maternal and women's health; health care research, genetics; immunology, infectious diseases; neurosciences; protein structure and engineering; and pulmonary research.