Dr. Maria Hubinette (she/her) is a community-based family physician with a special interest in youth and women’s health, including survivors of gender-based and sexualized violence. She is a clinical professor in the Department of Family Practice (DFP) at the University of British Columbia (UBC), a scholar at the UBC Centre for Health Education Scholarship (CHES) and affiliate faculty at the Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity. Dr. Hubinette completed a masters in medical education at the University of Dundee, a clinical educator fellowship at UBC CHES, and the Clinician Scholar Program at UBC DFP. She has held several leadership roles within medical education at UBC and enjoys teaching and mentoring medical learners in scholarly projects.
Dr. Hubinette’s research is in the area of health professions education through lenses of social justice, equity, advocacy and social accountability. Broadly, her program of research explores how we conceptualize and operationalize social accountability and equity as health professionals with a focus on critically examining and changing the structures, policies, processes and practices that uphold systems of oppression.