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Southern Medical Program

​​Based at the University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus, the Southern Medical Program (SMP) is one of four distributed sites in the Faculty of Medicine’s MD Undergraduate Program.

 Top 10 Services

  1. Facilitate the delivery of undergraduate medical education and related assessment activities for SMP students across the BC Interior.
  2. Provide support to the Regional Associate Dean, Interior and the various priorities identified from the Dean's office.
  3. Direct and oversee adherence to accreditation and professional standards including contributing to all evaluative mechanisms (local and provincial).
  4. Recruit and retain clinical faculty, faculty leadership, and staff to support education delivery at the SMP's distributed sites. 
  5. Recruit and advise prospective students for the MD Undergraduate Program, with a particular emphasis on rural and Indigenous students.
  6. Develop and maintain strong partnerships with the Faculty of Medicine, Interior Health, UBC Okanagan, and community health organizations.
  7. Develop and implement communication and engagement strategies for key stakeholders across the BC Interior.
  8. Establish a robust research program based at UBC Okanagan focused on the urgent field of chronic disease prevention and management.
  9. Oversee the development and management of clinical academic spaces in consultation with Interior Health.
  10. Manage all fiscal operations for the SMP and provide reporting on budget projections and expenditures.

  
  
  
  
  
Michelle
  
Program Coordinator, Y3250-862-4300 x1362smp.kghclerkship@interiorhealth.ca
Shaun
  
Patient Programs Coordinator250-908-1341shaun.bos@ubc.ca
Warren
  
Communications Manager, SMP250-807-8601warren.brock@ubc.ca
Matt
  
Laboratory Assistant250-807-9938 / 250-807-9939matt.daalder@ubc.ca
Erin
  
Program Coordinator, Yr 3 & 4, RIH250-314-2100 x3384erin.dueck@interiorhealth.ca
Kristen
  
Assessment & Evaluation Administrator Yr 1 & 2250-807-9688kristen.edstrom@ubc.ca
Garth
  
Audio Visual Support Analyst250-864-3507garth.evans@ubc.ca
Christopher
  
Assistant Dean, Research250-807-8458hcfibiger1@mac.com
Carri
  
Admin Officer, Admissions & Student Affairs250-807-9576carri.folk@ubc.ca
Allison
  
Program Manager, Yr 1 & 2CAC 250-980-1328 RHS 250-807-8432allison.gilbert@ubc.ca
Janet
  
Rural Family Practice & Y3 Program Coordinator250-862-4300 x5920kghclerkship@interiorhealth.ca
Sarah
  
ICC Program Coordinator, Vernon250-545-2211 x1351sarah.hanson@interiorhealth.ca
Allan
  
Regional Associate Dean, InteriorCAC 250-980-1337 RHS 250-807-9455allan.jones@ubc.ca
Charlotte
  
Associate Professor, Medicine250-807-9187charlotte.jones@ubc.ca
Anthony
  
Sr. Manager Collaboration Technologies250-807-9556anthony.knezevic@ubc.ca
Shonna
  
Administrative Assistant, Finance/HR250-807-8637shonna.malczewski@ubc.ca
Kathleen
  
Professor, Chair, Preventative Medicine, Director, Chronic Disease Prevention Program250-807-9768kathleen_martin.ginis@ubc.ca
Wendy
  
Program Coordinator, Yr 1 & 2250-807-8637smp.meddyr12@ubc.ca
Linda
  
Administrative Assistant250-807-9187linda.misura@ubc.ca
Chris
  
Technology Support Analyst250-980-1315chris.olivier@interiorhealth.ca
Diane
  
Resear, Lab & Facilities Managerdiane.oorebeek@ubc.ca
Olusegun
  
Sr. Instructor, Anatomy250-807-8253olusegun.oyedele@ubc.ca
Heather
  
Executive Coordinator to Regional Associate Dean, InteriorCAC 250-807-9455 RHS 250-980-1337smp.rad@ubc.ca
Elaine
  
Clinical Education Program Manager, Yr 3 & 4250-862-4300 x5256elaine.potoski@interiorhealth.ca
Wendy
  
ICC Program Coordinator, Trail250-364-3451wendy.rayner@interiorhealth.ca
Melanie
  
Assistant Dean, Student Affairs250-807-8789melanie.reed@ubc.ca
Meaghan
  
Program Coordinator, Yr 1 & 2250-980-1340smp.clinicalskills@ubc.ca
Donna
  
Faculty Coordinator250-807-9189donna.russo@ubc.ca
Jessica
  
Assistant, Reception/Facilities/ Faculty Development CAC250-980-1372jessica.russo@interiorhealth.ca
Brodie
  
Assistant Professor250-807-8505brodie.sakakibara@ubc.ca
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