IHHS 408: Topics in Aboriginal Health – a Community Based Experience

The UBC College of Health Disciplines and Division of Aboriginal People’s Health offers a practice-based Aboriginal health elective open to health science students. This four-week course provides students with a unique opportunity to live and work with students from other health disciplines within an Aboriginal community in BC.

The UBC College of Health Disciplines and Division of Aboriginal People’s Health offers a practice-based Aboriginal health elective for health science students. This 4-week course provides students with a unique opportunity to live and work with students from other health disciplines within an Aboriginal community in BC. Key areas of focus include: Interprofessional teamwork and patient-centered care; Western and Aboriginal views on health and medicine; Reflective understanding of local health concerns, values and culture.

IHHS 408 will be offered from May 30-June 28, 2013, including a two-day orientation on May 30-31.
Deadline to apply: Friday, February 1, 2013

For further details including applications instructions, and examples of past projects, visit http://aboriginalhealth.med.ubc.ca/education/ihhs-408/.

Preference will be given to health science students, but students with relevant experience are encouraged to apply. Please submit an application consisting of a one-page letter and CV to Aboriginal Education Coordinator Crystal Morris at crystal.morris@ubc.ca and copy Leah Walker, Associate Director at leah.walker@ubc.ca or call (604) 682-2344 ex. 63475.

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