In this role, I chair the Medical Undergraduate Society Council and represent the various interests of the over 1000 UBC Medical Students. (Photo: Medical Society Presidents from across Canada, taken at the 2015 SGM of the Canadian Federation of Medical Students)
The Senate is UBC's highest academic decision. I am a Student Senator at Large, elected by the campus-wide UBC student body. Currently, I serve as the Vice Chair of Senate as well as Vice Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Teaching & Learning and the Student Senate Caucus Co-Chair.
The product of this program is two independent degrees through which I will build the skills and earn the certification to practice medicine in Canada and carry out independent research to the highest standards of innovation and ethics.
UBC's Physiology program (now Cellular, Anatomical, and Physiological Sciences) provides a research-intensive foundation in the science underlying human life, health, and development. It includes integrative multi-system courses, intensive lab training in modern molecular biology, and a 1-year honours thesis project.
The CGS-M award supports outstanding master's students or direct entry PhD students in the first year of their program. It is a one year, non-renewable, $17,500 scholarship administered by the Tri-agency Council (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC).
The Four Year Doctoral Fellowship (4YF) program will ensure UBC's best PhD students are provided with financial support of at least $18,000 per year plus tuition for the first four years of their PhD studies.
Delivered an address during a B. Sc. Graduation ceremony. To see video of this event, please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLnZbU8WB9Y.
This award was presented by the UBC Science Undergraduate Society to four students “who go above and beyond in their commitment to their clubs and the UBC community at large. This award was first established in 2013.
These awards recognize up to staff, students and faculty (five of each annually) whose contributions in service, administration, leadership and outreach have had a significant positive impact in achieving the goals of the Faculty of Science.
A $3000 research award given annually by The UBC Faculty of Medicine.
I was invited to give a graduation commencement address to celebrate my extensive work with the students of the University Transition Program in music and the performing arts.
Awarded annually to two students "who have demonstrated strong leadership in their communities at UBC and within Greater Vancouver."
A summer research award offered at UBC as an equivalent to the NSERC USRA.
Awarded by the Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences annually for the top undergraduate thesis.
$3,750 research award for undergraduate students pursuing research with a CFRI investigator.
A $3,750 award to assist student researchers in project based training in clinical genomics.
$3,600 research award to fund undergraduate research in Genome Science and Technology.
2009 - UBC President's Entry ($2000). 2011 - UBC Dean's Scholarship ($500). 2011 and 2012 - Trek Excellence Scholarship ($1500 each).
An award for the best collaborative workshop at the 2014 Student Leadership Conference.
Educational Stipend, ISMRM. Professional Development Grant, UBC Science Undergraduate Society.
For a printable record of my projects, publications, and awards, please see my downloadable PDF. If it is out of date, feel free to request a copy through the contact form below.