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  • Dr. Jane Gair

    Position
    Teaching Professor, Medical Genetics
    Contact
    Office: MSB 330

    Biography

    Dr. Gair is a Teaching Professor with the Island Medical Program and an Affiliate Professor of Teaching with the Department of Medical Genetics at UBC. She is a tutor for Problem Based Learning (PBL) and Doctor, Patient and Society (DPAS) courses at the Island Medical Program (IMP), and is part of the IMP Faculty Development team.  She is also a Teaching Consultant with the Learning and Teaching Centre at UVic and Director of the UVic chapter of Let's Talk Science.

    Dr. Gair completed a BSc at McMaster University and a BSc and PhD at UBC, where she conducted research in the area of medical genetics, with a particular focus on abnormal chromosome numbers in human pregnancy.  Her current research interests include teaching students about patient empathy and improved training for PBL tutors.