Dr. Sian Spacey, Program Director

Director’s Message

The UBC Clinician Investigator Program is an exciting opportunity for UBC residents to pursue Master, PhD or postgraduate studies through a RCPSC accredited program. The UBC CIP is a fully funded two-year program that allows UBC residents the unique opportunity to gain research experience in world-class research facilities both locally and abroad. Upon completion, the majority of our residents secure academic faculty positions. We encourage residents at all stages of their residency training to apply to our program, the deadline is December 1st of each year.


  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017.  Register here

Time:  6:00 – 7:00 PM

Location:  PGME Conference Room 11116, 11th Floor, Diamond Centre Bldg., 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver

Congratulations to the following fellows!


Dr. Evelyn Wong won the CaMos Fellowship Award for her project “Serum pentosidine levels in women with or without atypical femur fractures:  Developing pentosidine as a bone health biomarker.”

Dr. Denise Jaworsky received the CIHR Fellowship for her project “The integration of spatial and non-spatial factors impacting HIV-related outcomes for people living with HIV in rural and Northern Canada”

Dr. Diana Forbes successfully won the CIHR Frederick Banting & Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master’s Program for her work on “Developing a novel skin substitute to improve healing in chronic and complex wounds”.

Dr. Kristin DeGirolamo was among 8 recipients of the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Rising Star Award for outstanding contributions to research excellence and service role models.

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CIP Applications

Submission Deadline: December 1st