Training Programs

UBC offers two Family Medicine programs, together with 73 specialty and sub-specialty training programs. All training programs are 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.

To find out more about the wide range of postgraduate training opportunities on offer at UBC, browse the program websites below.

Family Medicine and Specialty Residency Programs

Subspecialty Residency Programs

Special Residency Programs

Area of Focused Competence (AFC) Fellowship Programs

Area of Focused Competence (AFC) programs are fellowship programs which are accredited via The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. For more information on the AFC programs available at UBC please refer to our AFC page here


The Faculty of Medicine provides innovative educational and research programs through an integrated and province-wide delivery model. Through the support of clinical faculty, students and trainees receive educational experiences in urban, regional, community and remote settings.

Campus locations include four University Academic Campuses, 11 Clinical Academic Campuses, 17 Affiliated Regional Centres and 65+ Community Education Facilities/ Rural and Remote Distributed Sites.

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