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Home births save money, are safe, UBC study finds

Having a baby at home can save thousands of dollars over a hospital birth and is just as safe for low-risk births, according to a new UBC study. Researchers with UBC’s School of Population and Public Health and the Child and Family Research Institute looked at all planned home births attended by registered midwives in […]

UBC Midwifery students gear up for placements in Nepal and Uganda

This spring UBC Midwifery students are headed to Nepal and Uganda, where they’ll work alongside local midwives and physicians to offer services to women in need.

Current UBC Midwifery Program career opportunities

The University of British Columbia is recognized as one of BC’s top employers. The UBC Midwifery Program comprises excellent clinicians with expertise in research, social justice issues, the humanities, and international health. Current career opportunities with UBC Midwifery are posted below: Lead, Clinical Faculty and Placement Support Faculty Lead, IEM Bridging Program

2015 – Dr. Soo Downe

UBC Midwifery is delighted with the wonderful response to Professor Soo Downe’s visit as the inaugural Elaine Carty Visiting Scholar. The events were a great success, stimulating discussion and idea development at each event for students, members of the public, midwives and other health professionals. Click here to watch Dr. Downe’s Grand Rounds The Normalizing […]