Digital Solutions (formerly MedIT) advances education and research through digital innovation to transform health for everyone. We deliver digital solutions in collaboration with our partners in the Faculty of Medicine, UBC, and the health system.
Digital Solutions’ mandate is to provide Faculty of Medicine-wide services to enable the Faculty’s Strategic Plan and support its vision of transforming health for everyone.
Five digital capabilities in support of the Faculty
Digital Solutions supports the Faculty’s four strategic pillars – education, research, organization and partnership – through five key digital capabilities:
Research data & analytics
Developing skills in data science to support research and the creation of new training platforms.
- Core platforms for Translational Medicine
- Data Management
- Health Data Support
- Data Analytics & Visualization
- Emerging Technologies
- Data Training & Workshops
Capabilities needed to support emerging pedagogies, such as online and blended learning, and educational technologies including artificial and augmented reality.
- Virtual care and telehealth Enablement
- Artificial intelligence (AI)
- Extended reality (XR)
Evolving digital services, including general research computing, the distributed educational model, and specialist educational technology and administrative tools.
- Curriculum & Assessment tools
- Faculty administrative tools
- Specialized research support
- Business intelligence
- Added value activities
Using core digital services provided by the University in order to mitigate risk, ensure availability of key systems, and allow for scalability and adaptability in times of rapid change.
- Services via UBC IT
- Service rationalization
- IT Service Management
- Relationship management
- Website support
Governance & Compliance
Ensuring the Faculty’s digital environment is secure and managed efficiently, while supporting its broad and diverse landscape and need for flexibility.
- IT Governance
- Financial sustainability
- Vendor Management
We provide direct support for Education and Research technology, Collaboration platforms, Teaching and Learning platforms, Video and media, and guidance for large investments.
For a full list of our services and how to contact us, please visit our Main page.
For equipment and troubleshooting, please contact the MedIT Service Desk.