Rural CPD


At UBC Rural Continuing Professional Development (UBC Rural CPD), we know that responsive, flexible, and practical community-based learning opportunities support you to thrive as a health practitioner in rural British Columbia. Our multi-modal and diverse offerings provide you with opportunities to learn and improve across a broad scope of practice. We stay connected to the latest rural trends through timely research activities from which we evolve our new and existing programming. Our goal is to cultivate strong relationships with our partners, project stakeholders, and rural health care practitioners to ensure we are meeting your needs. Through our shared commitment to improve the health of people and communities in rural BC, we operate in partnership with the Rural Coordination Centre of BC to deliver impactful education opportunities.


UBC Rural CPD was established in 2008 and is operated by the UBC Faculty of Medicine’s Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) in partnership with the Rural Coordination Centre of BC. Funding for the program is provided by the Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues, a joint committee of the Doctors of BC and BC Ministry of Health.


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2023-2024 RCPD Annual Report

Supported by the Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues (JSC)