medical students

Gbolahan "GB" Olarewaju
June 3, 2020

Gbolahan “GB" Olarewaju’s journey to medical school has been full of many twists and turns, joys and disappointments—enough for most lifetimes.

GB had almost given up his dream of becoming a doctor when he was finally accepted into UBC’s Medical School. But the transition wasn’t easy. “I’...

Supporting medical students on their journey
August 21, 2019

Medical students in BC are now back at school – some entering for the first time. During your time as a student, Doctors of BC provides you with a strong network – a community of physicians to support and empower you. Our programs and benefits are designed to help ease the burdens and challenges...

Imayan Subramanian
August 20, 2019

Second year medical student Imayan Subramaniam has known for a long time that he wanted to be a doctor. His father had aneurism repair surgery when Imayan was just 10 years old and seeing his dad post-surgery, hooked up to numerous monitors, an NG tube, and having difficulty speaking, was an...

CFMS + Doctors of BC
July 10, 2019
Doctors of BC is one of five Provincial-Territorial Medical Associations (PTMAs) who have signed a five-year agreement with the Canadian Federation of Medical Students. After extensive research, Canadian Federation of Medical Students determined that the Doctors of BC and PTMA insurance programs...
Back to School
August 22, 2018

It’s that time of year again. BC’s medical students are heading back to school, looking ahead to a year of hard work and long hours – part of their journey to becoming physicians. For students, it is important to take advantage of all the of support available, including family, friends, peers...