Clinic Facts

Established in 2013, the Pharmacists Clinic at the UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is Canada's largest university-affiliated, licensed, pharmacist-led patient care clinic.


Nov 2013 First patient received care
Apr 2014 Featured in the Vancouver Sun
Sep 2015 CAMMPUS preventive health initiative started
May 2016 Collaboration with First Nations Health Authority established
Jan 2017 First issue of Our Practice newsletter
Jun 2018 Milestone - 10,000 patient care appointments
Feb 2019 Quality Award from the BC Patient Safety and Quality Council
Oct 2020 Pharmacists in Primary Care Network (PCN) Program
Feb 2021 First access to CareConnect
Sep 2021 Milestone – 20,000 patient care appointments
Oct 2021 Heart Track project funded by Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy
Jun 2023 Minor Ailment and Contraceptive Services


  • Patients access service by referral from a health care professional or by self-referral
  • Five ways patients can receive care:
    • In person at the UBC Clinic site.
    • In selected medical practices (where the pharmacist is co-located)
    • By telephone
    • By secure video call
    • In-person in selected remote communities
  • Services include:
    • Comprehensive medication management
    • Assessment and prescribing for minor ailments and contraception
    • Assessment and administration of immunizations
    • Administration of other injections
    • Outreach education and preventive health events


  • Our clinic:
    • is a practicum and education site pharmacy students (undergraduate, residency and graduate)
    • supports the academic program with course resource materials, course participation, case studies and other initiatives.


  • The Clinic is a living laboratory and site for pharmacy practice, education and health outcomes research.
  • Results of the first large-scale research project called for Cardiovascular Assessment and Medication Management by Pharmacists at the UBC Site (CAMMPUS) were published in January 2019.
  • Additional publications available here.


  • Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM—4:30 PM
  • Closed weekends and statutory holidays


  • The Clinic is funded by the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, program grants and other program funding.
  • The Clinic is not a for-profit enterprise.
  • General services are provided at no cost to patients.
  • Patients may be charged for extra supplies, when needed, when not funded elsewhere.

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