Erica Frank, MD

Dr. Frank is the Canada Research Chair in Preventive Medicine and Population Health and Professor in the School of Population and Public Health and the Department of Family Medicine, in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia.

Dr. Frank’s research examines globally-scaled education interventions (especially in healthcare, public health, STEM, and substance use disorders. (link is external)related research shown here), and the Founder/Inventor (in 2001) of (with learners registered in every country for free education and certificates). She is the Founder/Principal Investigator of the Healthy Doc = Healthy Patient initiative (demonstrating and building on the strong and consistent relationships between physicians’ personal and clinical practices, (link is external)research shown here), the Past President (2008) of Physicians for Social Responsibility, and the former Editor of Preventive Medicine.