Dr. Christie Newton appointed Associate Vice-President, Health pro tem

July 18, 2022

Dr. Christie Newton has been appointed Associate Vice-President, Health pro tem, effective July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022.

Dr. Newton is an associate professor and the Associate Head, Education and Engagement in the Department of Family Practice in the Faculty of Medicine. In this role, she is working on a province-wide project funded by the Ministry of Health, aimed at supporting the design and evaluation of teaching within team-based models of care embedded in Primary Care Network communities. She is also the Medical Director of the UBC Health Clinic.

Dr. Newton has been very engaged with UBC Health activities for many years. She is currently a co-facilitator of the TBC@UBC Network and a member of the Health Systems Partnership Group. Dr. Newton has also been working closely with UBC Health on the design and implementation of a new interprofessional teaching clinic for the Gateway Building at UBC Vancouver aimed at modelling innovative team-based care and collaborative health education.

As Associate Vice-President, Health pro tem, Dr. Newton will provide leadership to the UBC Health team and continue to advance key strategic priorities on collaborative health education, interdisciplinary health research, and health systems. To read more, please visit: https://health.ubc.ca/what-ubc-health/team#christienewton 

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