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  • Dr. Alexandre Henri-Bhargava

    Position
    Year 1 & 2 Site Director, Clinical Skills
    Contact
    Office: RJH 209

    Biography

    In Clinical Skills, students work with volunteer patients in a clinical setting, developing their communication, history-taking, and physical examination skills. As Site Director, Dr. Henri-Bhargava is responsible for planning and implementing all aspects of local course delivery, including the recruitment and orientation of local teaching faculty and the review and development of course materials. Dr. Henri-Bhargava also acts as the Co-Lead for Clinical Experiences Integration across all four campuses of the UBC MD Undergraduate Program. Clinical Experiences in Years 1 and 2 of the program include the Clinical Skills sessions and family medicine practica. Clinical Experience ensure early student exposure to real patients in their early years of medical school

    Dr. Henri-Bhargava was raised in Victoria and attended St. Michaels University School. After receiving his bachelor and medical degrees at McGill University, he remained there for his neurology residency. He went on to do a Fellowship in Behavioural Neurology at Baycrest and the University of Toronto, and is currently completing a Masters in Health Practitioner Teacher Education through the University of Toronto. He returned to Victoria in 2012, and has since built a busy clinical practice and is involved in clinical research projects. He is also the Site-Specific Leader for neurology education at the Island Medical Program and is involved in a project to create new certification standards in interdisciplinary brain medicine in Canada. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at UBC along with his appointment in UVic's Division of Medical Sciences.