Dr. Abigail Steinberg (she/her/hers) is a resident physician currently training as a Public Health and Preventive Medicine (PHPM) specialist at the University of British Columbia. Abigail has specific interests in health equity and social determinants of health, and has experience in areas including addictions care (specifically in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver), harm reduction, and prison health.
Having grown up in Whitehorse, Yukon, Abigail continues to have strong roots in the territory. Her experience working with Residential Youth Treatment Services in Whitehorse for many years, solidified her interest in working with equity-deserving populations. She continues to return to the Yukon for rotations throughout her training.
Abigail also recently completed a Master of Public Health degree through UBC. Prior to medicine, she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Victoria before attending medical school in Calgary.
Abigail is actively involved with the Resident Doctors of BC and the PHPM residency program, sitting on several committees. She aims to work as a public health physician at the local level as a medical health officer.