Headlines 2016

Aerobic exercise and chronic stroke

Exercise may be the key that unlocks their brain’s ability to recover from Stroke. A study by Dr. Lara Boyd…

Join the BC Physiotherapy Continuing Professional Development Directory

Do you organize continuing professional development (CPD) events for BC physiotherapists practising in the public or private sector?
Do you plan inter-professional educational events?

UBC Physiotherapy Open Golf Tournament

After a very successful pilot run last year, the student led Physiotherapy Open golf tournament will return July 27th, 2016! Located at the scenic Gleneagles Golf Course in West Vancouver, which is voted one of Canada’s best 9-hole courses. Thanks to Ladysport and FitFirst for their sponsorship. Win bragging rights and prizes for closest to […]

Lifetime prevention services

Clinical Associate Professor Diana Dawes, a member of the Lifetime Prevention Schedule Expert Oversight Committee, is pleased to announce the release of the 2016 report update. The report looks at clinical prevention services for people in B.C. These include screening, behavioral interventions (advice) and preventive medications provided by a health care provider, based on age and sex. […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

Two women with connections to the Department have been nominated for the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards this year. Vote now to support their cause in the Connecting the Community Award competition.

Rick Hansen, The Future of Accessibility

A special event for alumni and friends. Rick Hansen encourages us all to dream big and make a difference in our own lives and in the world, he challenges audiences to check their own attitudes and question the barriers to success that hold them back. May 28, 2016 on the Vancouver campus

Exercise for Physical and Brain Health

Exploring the role of exercise on physical and brain health, experts Drs. Steven Blair, Kirk Erickson, and Brian Saelens will discuss their research May 6th, 2016 at 3:00-5:00. This is a free event but registration is required

Physical therapy students gain new training venue in Prince George

UBC physical therapy students will learn how to help heart and lung patients in the Prince George area regain physical capacity, thanks to a new program.

Congress Pub Night at “The Clubhouse” in the Strathcona Hotel – Hosted by PABC & UBC

Join us May 26th from 8:00 to Midnight at the “The Clubhouse” in the Stratchona Hotel, just blocks from the Congress venue.

Physiotherapy Forum “Buddy-Up”

PABC will be pairing physiotherapists and physiotherapy students with common professional interests for a two-hour informal hangout during breaks at the Physiotherapy Practice Forum on Saturday, April 23, 2016. The Buddy Program is a great opportunity to engage with your network and meet future colleagues. Please note that you will be able to attend all […]