Frameworks and Policies

The Faculty of Medicine’s vision, “Transforming Health for Everyone” by engaging principles of excellence, equity, and engagement is the inspiration for the goals and action plans described in several key documents which provide the framework for the work ongoing and planned to transform our culture.

UBC Frameworks

UBC Inclusion Action Plan

The UBC Inclusion Action plan operationalizes the theme of inclusion, and supports the themes of innovation and collaboration in UBC’s Strategic Plan. The emerging research is unequivocal: diversity enhances innovation, and inclusive spaces are required to ensure that diverse teams are able to collaborate effectively. As the world becomes more connected, and UBC focuses on contributing to global citizenship and finding solutions to complex issues, this plan supports our continuing progress.

UBC Indigenous Strategic Plan

The Indigenous Strategic Plan sets out a series of eight goals and 43 actions the university will collectively take in order to advance our vision of becoming a leading university globally in the implementation of Indigenous peoples’ human rights.

UBC Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force

The Task Force was created as part of the response to UBC’s commitment to build a more inclusive university community.

Faculty of Medicine Frameworks

UBC Faculty of Medicine Strategic Plan

The Faculty of Medicine’s strategic plan, Building the Future, affirms that learners, staff, and faculty are the platform for success as an organization.

Faculty of Medicine Vision: Transforming Health for Everyone

Explore the vision and values: Respect, Integrity, Compassion, Collaboration, and Equity.

The UBC Faculty of Medicine Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action

Reckoning with the Truth, Working Together for a Better Future.

Dean’s Task Force on Respectful Environments

This task force recommended specific activities to the Dean and the Faculty Executive Committee specific actions that the Faculty of Medicine can undertake to actively create and maintain respectful learning and working environments for students, trainees, staff, and faculty.

External Frameworks

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action

In order to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission makes 94 calls to action across a wide range of areas including child welfare, education, health, justice, language and culture.

Recommendations from associations and stakeholders.

UBC Policies

UBC Policy SC7: Discrimination

UBC Policy SC17: Sexual Misconduct and Sexualized Violence

UBC Policy SC18: Retaliation, Safe Disclosure, and Reporting

UBC Statement on Respectful Environment for Students, Faculty and Staff

Faculty of Medicine Policies and Processes

Professional Standards for Learners and Faculty Members in the Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry

Process to Address Complaints of Mistreatment of Learners