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Erica Frank

Erica Frank

Professor, Former Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Preventive Medicine and Population Health



2206 East Mall Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3


Erica Frank, MD, MPH, FACPM is a 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) and is the Founder/Inventor (in 2001) of NextGenU.org (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), the Past President (2008) of Physicians for Social Responsibility, and the former Editor of Preventive Medicine.

Dr. Frank is available to co-supervise students.