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Career Opportunity – Instructor I, Tenure Track
March 31, 2017The UBC Midwifery Program in the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Instructor I, tenure track. Our careers page has more information about this and other career opportunities. Read More >


2017 – Dr. Andrew Kotaska
February 10, 2017UBC Midwifery was delighted to host the third annual Elaine Carty Visiting Scholar, Dr. Andrew Kotaska, MD, FRCS(C) from March 13th – 15th for a stimulating series of discussions, events and a public lecture on Informed Consent in Obstetrics: Truly Woman-Centered Care. Click here to view a recording of the public lecture. You will be prompted to register […] Read More >


1st year Midwifery student, Sarah Jane Steele, on what inspired her to become a midwife
September 8, 2016 Read More >


The Midwifery Graduating Class of 2016!
June 15, 2016      Congratulations to the next generation of BC Midwives from the class of 2016 Read More >


Meet 2016 UBC Midwifery Grad, Jacquelyn Thorne
May 25, 2016 Read More >


2016 – Dr. Eileen Hutton
March 1, 2016UBC Midwifery was very pleased with the positive response, stimulating conversations and cutting edge research presented by second annual Elaine Carty Visiting Scholar, Dr. Eileen Hutton. It was a memorable week for students, midwives, health professionals and members of the public. To listen to her presentations, please click on the links below: Public lecture: Childbirth […] Read More >


Applications are now open: Strengthening Mothers Through Perinatal Research Award
February 12, 2016A $1,500 award is offered annually by Beverley O’Brien for graduate students pursuing research into woman-centered, holistic and physiologic maternity care. Read More >


UBC Midwifery launches BC-wide research network
November 3, 2015UBC’s Division of Midwifery has launched a BC-wide network to foster midwifery and maternity care research collaboration across the province. Read More >


Home births save money, are safe, UBC study finds
August 20, 2015Having 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 […] Read More >


2015 – Dr. Soo Downe
March 10, 2015UBC 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 […] Read More >