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“Fostering Community in/through Occupational Therapy Education and Research” with Dr. Ben Mortenson

You are invited to the Presentation and Vision Statement by Dr. Ben Mortenson. Associate Professor of Department of OSOT on June 13, 2023 at 1:30 pm.

UBC MOT Capstone Conference 2023

Have you registered for our 2023 Capstone Conference? This year’s conference will be held at UBC Life Sciences Centre on Tuesday, July 25, from 8am to 5pm.

Dr. Suzanne Huot part of $98.6M grant

Dr. Suzanne Huot is a co-applicant on a $98.6M grant investigating the use of advanced digital technologies in the realm of migration to Canada.

Recruiting: Graduate Teaching Assistant – MOT Academic Year 2023

The Department of OSOT is recruiting a Graduate Teaching Assistant (MOT Summer 2023). Send your CV and cover letter by May 14 to be considered for this GTA role.

Michael Lee wins prestigious 3M Fellowship Award

OSOT Professor of Teaching Michael Lee is one of only ten recipients nationwide of STLHE’s prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship.

INCREASE BC: Revolutionizing Rehabilitation through Collaboration

INCREASE BC, held on April 26, 2023, at Chan Auditorium, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, is the first Interdisciplinary Conference in Rehabilitation Research BC. UBC Rehabilitation Sciences trainees working towards their MSc or PhDs have the opportunity to present their research throughout the day through oral and poster presentations.

Recruiting: Assistant Professor of Teaching (Tenure Track), UBC Point Grey campus

The Department of OSOT is recruiting an Assistant Professor of Teaching (Tenure Track) based at the UBC Point Grey campus.

UBC MOT’s Virtual Job Fair

The UBC Occupational Therapy Student Society’s annual Occupational Therapy Job Fair will be held on May 25th, 2023 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm (PST).

Jamie Wolff: Winner of the 2023 UBC CAOT Excellence in Fieldwork Education

Jamie Wolff, Occupational Therapist with Fraser Health, Surrey Memorial Hospital, has been awarded the 2023 CAOT Award for Excellence in Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Education. 

Clinical Faculty Spotlight: Patricia Mortenson

In an interview with Patricia Mortenson, a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of OSOT and an instructor with the RSOP at UBC, an Occupational Therapist at BC Children’s Hospital, and a current PhD student, we learned more about her journey, goals, learnings, and advice for aspiring students.

Sandy Tatla’s clinical research at BCCHR

MOT alumna Sandy Tatla shared the story of her journey from studying kinesiology to working in clinical practice and research at BCCHR.

Dr. Ben Mortenson’s contributions to LTC standards

Dr. Ben Mortenson contributed to the recently released national standards for services in long-term care.

Meet our New Rehabilitation Sciences Students

The Graduate Programs in Rehabilitation Sciences, which the Departments of OSOT and Physical Therapy run jointly, welcomed new PhD and MSc students for January 2023.

Clinical Faculty Spotlight: Sarah Mills

In an interview with Sarah Mills, a Clinical Instructor for Occupational Therapy in Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) at Fraser Health, we learned more about her role, journey, goals, and her advice for aspiring clinical members.

Sarabjeet Charchun’s Story: A Personal and Professional Investment

Sarabjeet Charchun, an occupational therapist well known and respected for her roles in clinical, hospital leadership, and professional association advocacy work, was already well into a full and dynamic career when she returned to UBC to study in the online Masters in Rehabilitation Science (MRSc) program.

OSOT Celebrates “Baby Day”

MOT students celebrated Baby Day and learned about indicators of developmental milestones as they watched babies interact with their parents, toys, and the unfamiliar environment around them.

OSOT Welcomes Dr. Laura Yvonne Bulk

It is our pleasure to welcome Dr. Laura Yvonne Bulk to our department as an Assistant Professor of Teaching.