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Centre for Rural Health Research releases film about birthing in rural communities
August 4, 2017In BC alone, more than 1,000 rural women a year must travel more than 100 kilometers to give birth. This causes stress and anxiety and, in some instances, adverse maternal and newborn outcomes. Women who have to travel more than 4 hours have more than a three times higher rate of perinatal mortality. Where was […] Read More >


UBC Midwifery Associate Professor, Saraswathi Vedam, awarded 2017 VCHRI Team Grant for Where and How You Birth (WHY Birth): user-centred development of a maternity care decision aid
June 19, 2017 Read More >


Meet 2017 UBC Midwifery Grad, Krista Watson-Hare
May 31, 2017 Read More >


Meet 2017 UBC Midwifery Grad, Emma Butt
May 31, 2017 Read More >


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 >