Medicine: Vancouver-Fraser Medical Program

at UBC's

Vancouver Campus

Clinical education in the Vancouver-Fraser Medical Program is structured around traditional, discipline-based rotations in clinical settings throughout the Vancouver-Fraser region. Vancouver is a world leader in health sciences research, and you'll have enormous opportunities to conduct research, work on projects, and be part of the solutions to the health challenges of today.

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Program information

  • Campus: Vancouver
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Degree: Doctor of Medicine
  • Length 4 yrs
  • Co-op Yes
    You can combine your studies with full-time, paid work at top local and international organizations.
  • Honours No
    You can study intense specialization in a single field.

UBC’s medical school offers one of Canada’s premier programs in medicine, and entry is correspondingly highly competitive. The MD program is offered through four sites, based in Vancouver, Kelowna, Victoria, and Prince George. The Vancouver Fraser Medical Program is based in Vancouver.

You can apply for entry to Medicine after a minimum of three years (90 credits) of approved post-secondary study. Entry is restricted to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Campus features

Facilities for teaching medicine in Vancouver include three teaching hospitals and the Life Sciences Centre, the largest building on UBC’s Vancouver campus.

Your future

A UBC education will introduce you to people and ideas from around the world, open doors to new opportunities, and take you places you never imagined. You’ll graduate not only with expertise in your chosen field, but with the skills you need to continue growing, learning, and evolving with your career over time.