2015 R. Paul Kerston Awardee Announced

Paula Carr is the recipient of the 2015 R. Paul Kerston Community Educator Award for patient / community educators who have expanded student learning beyond traditional professional boundaries. 

Paula is a Community Strategist and Intercultural Neighborhood Developer with Collingwood Neighborhood House who has collaborated with UBC since 2004. She helped produce an award winning film titled, “Where Strangers Became Neighbours” that has been used in 6 or more UBC courses. Read more...

Congratulations Paula!

Publication: The Expert Patient as Teacher

An article about the UBC Interprofessional Health Mentors Program has now been published in the journal The Clinical Teacher! Click the link below to view the article:

Towle A, Brown H, Hofley C, Kerston R, Lyons H, & Walsh C. The expert patient as teacher: an interprofessional Health Mentors programme. The Clinical Teacher, 11, 301–306.