Dr. Steven Yau completed his B.Sc., B.Ed and MD at the University of British Columbia. He then finished his specialty training in family medicine also at UBC in Victoria, BC. He is currently practicing as an inner-city physician for Vancouver Coastal Health providing primary and addiction care in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
Besides his clinical practice, Dr. Yau is a site faculty for Faculty Development for the UBC Family Practice residency program at St. Paul's Hospital for the International Medical Graduates (IMG) cohort and he is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Practice.
As a former high school teacher, Dr. Yau continues to be passionate about lifelong learning and medical education. He has been the Medical Director for IMG Programs at CPD since 2014 and oversees two provincial programs: BC Physicians Integration Program (BC-PIP) and Practice Ready Assessment (PRA-BC), both designed to provide various support for new to practice IMG physicians in British Columbia.