Message from Dr. Roger Wong, Associate Dean of Postgraduate Medical Education
At the University of British Columbia (UBC), we pursue the highest standards of health education scholarship and innovation. With approximately 1400 postgraduate trainees — including residents, fellows, and international trainees — we are committed to preparing our learners for evidence-based practice and professional service delivery.
UBC offers Family Medicine, together with 70 specialty and sub-specialty training programs recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada. The duration of training varies from two years for Family Medicine to four to seven years for other specialties and sub-specialties.
With clinical training widely distributed throughout British Columbia, we offer a unique approach to postgraduate medical education and support our learners to pursue lifelong learning opportunities and build lasting community connections.
Discover more about our training programs here.
Roger Y.M. Wong, BMSc, MD, FRCPC, FACP
Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education
Clinical Professor of Geriatric Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, The University of British Columbia