Category Archives: UBC

Granger’s statement on MUS CaRMS concerns

Taneille Johnson of UBC’s Medical Undergraduate Society (MUS) wrote Dr. Avery and asked him to weigh in on the speculation that CaRMS may be opening up the first round match process to include International Medical Graduates (IMGs).

Dr. Avery’s response to Ms. Johnson can be found here on the web site.


Granger talks BC physician shortage with CBC Radio

Dr. David Snadden, Executive Associate Dean, Education with UBC Faculty of Medicine, and Granger were both interviewed by CBC Radio’s BC Almanac on January 6  about the shortage of physicians in BC.

(physician shortage segment starts at 23:35)


Granger contributes to proposal to BC Gov’t re: primary and rural health care

Granger is one of several contributors from UBC who have produced  the BC Pathfinder Plan for Primary and Rural Health Care: An Integrated Approach to Health Care Sustainability.

From the executive summary:

“This proposal to the BC Legislatureʼs Select Standing Committee on Health outlines a systematic approach to simultaneously act, gather, and evaluate evidence for the best pathways forward that enable British Columbiansʼ to be responsive to our diverse and changing health care needs, and to care for one another in ways that meet the goals of improved health in a sustainable and cost effective manner.”

Read it now


Ahousat Gathering, Summer 2014

Granger attended UBC’s community consultation with residents of Ahousat, BC in August 2014. Several key representatives from UBC, Island Health Authority, the Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) and Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc), along with medical residents and students were invited to hear what the community of Ahousat had to say about healthcare in their village.

Granger’s experience of and response to the Gathering was captured in an interview at the event site.