On June 10-11, 2019, the First Nations House of Learning hosted the "Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women: An Epidemic Crossing the Medicine Line" (MMIWG) at the UBC First Nations Longhouse. The Medicine Line refers to the 49th parallel between the United States and Canada.
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Several studies by UBC School of Nursing faculty have been featured in Wiley's International Nurses Day collection. This collection of papers from Wiley’s leading Nursing journals is in support of the campaign ‘Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Health for All’ launched by the ICN for International Nurses Day 2019.
Several media outlets published articles about a UBC study which looked at teens’ response to messaging about alcohol and drugs. Parents' messages to teens are always subject to selective hearing; UBC Nursing Dr.
CTV quoted Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc, UBC School of Nursing's Director, who researches stigma against vulnerable youth, about a list published by school students outing their peers.