Public Health Bursaries

The 2018 application information for two public health bursaries is enclosed. Public Health Bursaries

These will be of interest to individuals who are interested in pursuing post-graduate studies in a field of public or community health. Examples of eligible disciplines include community health nursing, public health nutrition and environmental/public health inspection.

Documentation must be submitted by September 7, 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by October 31, 2018 and funds will be disbursed by December 31, 2018.

Thank you for your cooperation.


Free Scleroderma Learning Opportunity for Students

The Scleroderma Association of BC has space for 10 students from 1st to 4th year with an interest in Scleroderma, Rheumatology, GERD, and Lung disease to attend their annual general meeting and conference. The conference is on Saturday June 9, 2018 at the Sandman Hotel Vancouver Airport.
There will be a panel of interesting speakers and lunch is provided.
Please see the attached letter for more information, and contact Dianne McPhee to register: or 604-513-5875

Community as Teacher Summer Camp Information

The Patient and Community Partnership for Education (PCPE) is currently recruiting UBC health professional students for our annual Community as Teacher program taking place in July and August. This is a unique, inter-professional opportunity for health students to learn cultural safety from an Aboriginal community. The 2018 student application deadline is June 1st.

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Application form_2018 Community as Teacher program

Summer Job Posting

The BC Newborn Screening Program, in collaboration with Perinatal Services BC and BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital (C&W), is developing an online educational course for newborn screening blood spot card collection which will be accessed through each health authority’s online learning hub.  To improve the quality of the blood spot card collection, this evidence-based and practical online training course will support blood collectors (laboratory, nursing, midwifery) to better understand the importance of newborn screening, which ultimately improves the experience for the family and newborn (ie. only one poke, less pain, more comfort, stream-lined). Continue reading

Building Connections between 1958 BSN Graduates and 2018 BSN Grads May 3

What was it like being a nursing student 60 years ago in 1958?

The BSN Class of 1958 wants to connect  with current nursing students/ 2018 BSN Grads  to share information about what it was like  to be a student nurse in the mid 1950’s   and to find out about nursing education and practice in 2017/18.  Continue reading

Assistant Professor Candidate Interview – Dr. Mirlashari March 27

Dear Colleagues,

Tomorrow, March 27, 2018 is the beginning of the SoN faculty position on-campus interviews. The first candidate is Dr. Jila Mirlashari.

Dr. Mirlashari will be meeting with various committee’s throughout the day and giving a public presentation at 11:00am in T206, “Implementation of continuous Kangaroo Mother Care in NICUs: A participatory action researchContinue reading