Jian Weng
August 13, 2020

Jian Weng, a UBC medical student and Doctors of BC bursary recipient who graduated in 2020, is one of many students who are exploring and enhancing their future medical careers during the pandemic. 

“I’m very grateful for the opportunities that I have had – which is in large part because...

Radhika Shankar
May 5, 2020

As an 11-year-old girl, Radhika Shankar never imagined a career in medicine. In fact, a severe illness in her family instilled in her a dread of hospitals that took years to overcome. Today, however, she is a fourth-year UBC medical student and grateful recipient of a Doctors of BC bursary....

March 19, 2019

Medical student Cohord Mason’s upbringing on a small ranch on the edge of Kamloops instilled in him a love of rodeo, biology, and rural British Columbia—three passions he’s working to combine in a career as a family physician.

Growing up with his parents, two brothers, and several horses...

Board approves funding for medical student scholarship
October 24, 2018

The Doctors of BC Board has approved $1.5 million for the creation of a Doctors of BC Presidential Scholars Award in Medicine for UBC medical students.

When combined with $500,000 approved in March, the scholarship will fund medical school costs for a top-rated applicant in financial need...

July 10, 2018

When Maryam Garabedian found out she received a bursary from Doctors of BC, she was excited by the prospect of being able to pursue one of the projects on her wish list to benefit communities in need. 

“This support broadens the opportunities I get to engage in,” says Maryam, a third-year...