Spotlight

Over 400 people have been involved with building the new curriculum, which entails many different aspects of change. As well as changes to the way the content is delivered, there are changes to the roles of those who, support and deliver the MD Undergraduate Program.

Read more about the roles on the renewed UBC MDUP program.

Role in the Spotlight: Educational Assessment Unit


Today we look at the role of the Educational Assessment Unit (EAU). The EAU develop, implement and maintain systems for assessing students’ learning. The team also provides assessment expertise to support faculty and staff across all years of the undergraduate program. Working under the guidance of the Director of Assessment, the EAU has improved the delivery […] Read more
Curriculum Renewal Communications, May 9, 2016

Role in the Spotlight: Curriculum Management Unit (CMU)


We continue with our feature ‘Role in the Spotlight’ as we look at the role of the Curriculum Management Unit (CMU).   The CMU plays a vital role in collating, assessing and housing vast amounts of curricular data. This work is essential to help us understand what, how and when our curriculum is delivered and […] Read more
Curriculum Renewal Communications, March 31, 2016

Role in the Spotlight: Themes Lead


We continue with our feature ‘Role in the Spotlight’ as we look at the role of the Theme Lead and the Themes Integration Lead. Themes are categories of knowledge and skills that support undergraduate medical education at UBC. There are 29 themes in total and typically each theme is championed by a Theme Lead. The […] Read more
Curriculum Renewal Communications, February 23, 2016

Role in the Spotlight: Year 1 & 2 Course Managers


In December, Dr. Dina Panagiotopoulos, Growth and Development System Lead; Dr. Suneet Singh, Urinary System Lead; and Dr. Richard Cohen, Respiratory System Lead, explained what they enjoyed about their role and the joys of working on a renewed curriculum. Today we showcase the role of the Year 1 & 2 Course Managers. The Year 1 […] Read more
Curriculume Renewal Communications, January 4, 2016

Role in the Spotlight: System Leads


This month we showcase the role of the System Leads in the renewed curriculum. There are 13 System Leads for the 13 systems* taught across the four years of the MD Undergraduate Program. The System Lead is responsible for planning how the material associated with that system is taught and spiralled in the renewed curriculum, […] Read more
Curriculum Renewal Communications, December 22, 2015