Land Acknowledgement

We gratefully acknowledge that the UBC Faculty of Medicine and its distributed medical programs, which includes four university academic campuses, are located on traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of Indigenous peoples around the province.

The UBC Vancouver-Point Grey academic campus is located on the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), and UBC operations in Vancouver more generally are also on the territories of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and səlil̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh).

We respectfully acknowledge that the UBC Okanagan campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation.

The University of Northern BC Prince George campus is located on the traditional territory of the Lheidli T’enneh, who are part of the Dakelh (Carrier) First Nations.

We acknowledge and respect the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples on whose traditional territories the University of Victoria stands and the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

Our Vision: Advancing excellence in women’s health care, education, and research

Our educational endeavors; including the undergraduate curriculum, the residency program, the fellowship programs, and the graduate education program, are respected and highly desired training programs.

Our investigational pursuits are broad-based, encompassing the breadth of the specialty and spanning the spectrum from basic, to translational, to clinical research.

We are committed to:

  • Putting our patients first
  • Promoting education and mentorship
  • Pursuing discovery and innovation
  • Transferring knowledge into care
  • Cultivating partnerships
  • Fostering an ethical and respectful culture

Our department provides excellent clinical care with exemplary collaboration across sites.  There is much of which we should be proud.


There are five divisions within the Department: