Launched in partnership with e@UBC in 2021, SBME Propels is an extracurricular series of workshops, seminars and panels designed to build fluency for trainees, staff and faculty in partnerships, translation, leadership, pedagogy and to prepare graduates for careers across the BME space.
Learn the skills you need to translate innovations, build your career, become an effective leader and create lasting partnerships.
Gain work experience in your field. The Engineering Co-Operative Education program provides an excellent opportunity for students to gain practical hands-on industrial experience to complement their formal engineering studies.
Get hands-on research experience in world-class laboratories through our Undergraduate Summer Research Program built on the foundations of our partnership with the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH), the International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries (ICORD), the Genome Science and Technology Graduate Program (GSAT) and the Life Sciences Institute (LSI).
Invited Speaker Series
Stay on top of cutting edge research. Learn about the research happening in SBME and connect with academics visiting from other institutions.
Engineering in Scrubs
The first of its kind in Canada, the Engineers in ScrubsⓂ (EiS) program teaches biomedical engineers to navigate the interfaces between engineering and medical research, clinical practice, and product development. Through the program, students receive significant training in hospitals and various clinical environments.
It provides students with a unique opportunity to observe and interact with health care providers across a broad clinical spectrum. The program was founded in 2011 by Dr. Antony Hodgson to train graduate students to become leaders in medical innovation and make meaningful impacts on patient health and healthcare.
Join us and our outstanding community of faculty, trainees, industry and hospital partners, and students as we continue to define the future of health and healthcare at our annual Symposium. Stay tuned for our 2024 date.