Dr. Angela Towle
604-875-4111 (ext. 21837)
Dr. Angela Towle is Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine. She joined the Centre for Health Education Scholarship (CHES) as a Senior Scholar in July 2011, following an 8-year term as Associate Dean, MD Undergraduate Education, Curriculum & Vancouver Fraser Medical Program in the Faculty of Medicine. During her time as Associate Dean she was part of the leadership team that implemented the expansion and distribution of the medical school which resulted in a doubling of the entering class size and two new satellite campuses. She co-chaired the Dean’s Task Force on Curriculum Renewal from 2009-2010. Angela co-directs Patient & Community Partnership for Education in the Office of UBC Health. The unit has a research and development focus on patient/client involvement in health professional education and in health care decision-making. Angela is also Academic Director of the UBC Learning Exchange, where she promotes activities that strengthen engagement between Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and UBC faculty and students, including the Making Research Accessible initiative, a collaboration with UBC Library. As a CHES Scholar, Angela is the UBC coordinator of the Maastricht University Masters in Health Professions Education (MHPE-Canada) course. Angela has over 30 years’ experience of medical education research, curriculum, faculty development and community engagement at UBC and in the UK.