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

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!

Help pilot a theatre-based supervision workshop!, March 8, 2021
Interested in improving supervisory relationships in the Faculty of Medicine? Curious about how to spark discussion around touchy topics? Help pilot a new online, theatre-based dialogue resource!

Apply to work with us!, March 8, 2021
Passionate about grad student wellbeing & education? We're hiring!

Announcing the Trainee Thrive newsletter!, January 14, 2021
Subscribe to our new wellbeing newsletter for grad students and postdocs!

Meet Our Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Pharmacology Program

The UBC graduate program in Pharmacology is offered by the Faculty of Medicine, within the department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics. The department is an academic and clinical unit committed to excellence in research in pharmacology and therapeutics in a variety of areas including cardiovascular, respiratory, anesthesia, biochemical, molecular and neuropharmacology. The department offers degree […]

School of Population and Public Health

Meet Dr. Travis Salway, a 2016-17 Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Population and Public Health who is researching mental health services needs of gay, lesbian, and bisexual Canadians in sexual health clinics, and how these needs can be supported.

Interdisciplinary Oncology

Meet Erin Marshall, a PhD student in Interdisciplinary Oncology. Erin is currently researching how chronic obstructive pulmonary disease contributes to a tumour-promoting micro-environment and the development of lung cancer.