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    IMP Campus

    The Island Medical Program has medical education facilities across Vancouver Island. At the University of Victoria, Year 1 and 2 medical students complete the academic component of their education. The clinical component is completed in the main clinical academic campus at Royal Jubilee Hospital (Coronation Annex) and in individual family physicians’ offices in the Capital Regional District. Years 3 and 4 of the curriculum are integrated into Vancouver Island Health Authority facilities, including the clinical academic campuses at the Royal Jubilee Hospital and Victoria General Hospital; the Affiliated Regional Centre at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital; the Affiliated Regional Clusters at Cowichan District Hospital (Duncan), St. Joseph’s General Hospital (Comox) and Campbell River and District General Hospital; and community-based clinical education sites in communities all over Vancouver Island.

    Island Medical Program facilities across Vancouver Island are also used for training medical residents in UBC’s Family Practice and Regional Specialty Training programs.

    For more information about the innovative technology used in our facilities, please see Technology at IMP.

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    Medical Science Building

    The Medical Sciences Building (MSB) was UVic’s first building to be granted gold level status in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating program.

    • MSB features state-of-the-art lecture theatres, anatomy research and multi-purpose laboratories, problem-based learning rooms, a clinical skills teaching room and administrative offices, as well as an outdoor patio nestled in the woods.
    • MSB is centrally located on the UVic campus, within a few minutes walk of athletics and recreation facilities, libraries and student services
    • UVic offers outstanding social, cultural, artistic, environmental and athletic opportunities, including a full schedule of concerts, plays, exhibitions, films, lectures and athletics events

    Clinical Academic Campuses at Royal Jubilee Hospital and Victoria General Hospital

    The IMP's clinical academic campuses at Royal Jubilee Hospital and Victoria General Hospital feature small lecture theaters (equipped with video conference technology), multipurpose clinical skills rooms, student lounges and on-call rooms.

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    Clinical education facilities across Vancouver Island

    The expansion of medical education facilities to central and north Vancouver Island helps to form a network of academic learning centres, offering excellent learning environments for students and medical residents from all over BC and beyond.  Providing clinical training opportunities across the Island exposes learners to the benefits of practising in smaller communities.

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    Quick Facts

    Integrated Community Clerkship:
    Cowichan District Hospital Duncan Pop: 5,035 (services 80,000); 40 minutes north of Victoria; dubbed "City of Totems"
    IAffiliated Regional Centre:
    Nanaimo Regional General Hospital Nanaimo Popn: 84,228; 1.5 hours north of Victoria; fast-growing urban centre; dubbed the "Harbour City"
    Affiliated Regional Cluster:
    Campbell River and District Hospital Campbell River Popn: 31,328; 3 hours north of Victoria; dubbed "Salmon capital of the world"
    St. Joseph's Hospital Comox Valley Popn: 21,940 (Courtenay) & 12,200 (Comox); 2.5 hours north of Victoria; ski in the morning-golf in the afternoon.

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