The UBC Faculty of Medicine offers a diverse array of training opportunities including cutting-edge research experiences in the biosciences, globally recognized population health education, quality health professional training, as well as several certificate or online training options.

Degree Programs

Our province-wide programs provide opportunities for training in subjects ranging from the diversity of basic biomedical sciences to clinical and health services research.


Find award and funding opportunities for current and prospective graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.


We offer valuable career advancement information for both prospective and current UBC Postdoctoral Fellows looking for a position at UBC or simply seeking the next step in your career.


Professional development workshops and seminars are held throughout the year to prepare postdoctoral fellows for careers in academic and non-academic positions.

Featured News

Career Day: An opportunity for research graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the Faculty of Medicine to connect and network with professionals working in a variety of different careers, June 17, 2022
  On June 16th, students gathered in person and online to participate in the FoM career day. Panelists and speakers had a wide range of expertise.  Dr. Tony Yang, Manon Ranger, Shelly Au, Jasmin Ma, and Adrian Lai, opened up about the personal choices and triggers that led them to pick their career paths. They […]

Support and Resources for students and staff affected by the war in Ukraine, March 14, 2022
The attacks launched on Ukraine by Russia last month continue to affect many of our university community members and their families and loved ones. UBC offers drop-in events and other resources for those who might have connections to the countries affected by this conflict. Drop-in event / until March 28: UBC students of any background […]

How to navigate conflict and complex relationships with your supervisors?, March 14, 2022
Do you want to learn how to build strong working relationships with your supervisor and committee members? Join this online event on April 6th! “Navigating an effective relationship with your supervisor.” You will learn: Practical strategies to manage potential conflict, such as establishing expectations, problem resolution skills, and holding confident conversations. How to become more […]

Thriving in Grad School: A Panel Discussion, October 21, 2021
Kick off Thrive Month with a panel discussion on graduate student mental health in the Faculty of Medicine.

March is Nutrition Month!, March 9, 2021
"Eating should be easy," intuitive eating, and other fresh ideas from UBC Nutrition experts!

Meet Our Students and Postdoctoral Fellows


Sun Nee Tan, Graduate Student Representative The Graduate Program in Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary program administered under the Faculty of Medicine and the Brain Research Centre at the University of British Columbia. It offers a coordinated program of graduate studies leading to M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Neuroscience. Student Profiles Brett Hilton is in the […]


Meet Dr. Brianne Kent, a 2016-17 Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in the Division of Neurology who is researching from the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health. Brianne is focused on developing innovative treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.

Cell & Developmental Biology

Meet Jigyasa Verma, a PhD student in Cell & Developmental Biology. Jigyasa’s research seeks to identify characteristics of novel targets of metabolic acid stress resistance in malignant cells.