Summer Student Practitioner Program Stories

Dr. Chris Bryant: Inspiring the next generation
April 19, 2023
Get to know Chris Bryant, DMD 1991, and his commitment to mentoring the next generation of dentists through the Summer Student Practitioner Program.

Summer Student Practitioner Program: The opportunity of a lifetime
January 5, 2023
Generous donor support allowed fourth-year UBC Dentistry student Grace Moore to gain clinical experience by practicing in rural and remote BC communities.

The SSPP Experience Spotlight: James Chen
May 15, 2016
Read about James' Summer Student Practitioner Program experience in Williams Lake

The Summer Student Practitioner Program Experience—Student and Mentor Comments
May 15, 2016
SSPP matches dentists with students between third and fourth year for two to six weeks during summer. Read what students and dentist-mentors wrote about their experience

Win-Win: Summer Student Practitioners Program Facilitates Student-to-Associate Transition
September 15, 2015
Meet three recent graduates who, after participating in the program, became associates in the practice of their SSPP placement after graduation

Student Discovers Allure of Rural Practice
March 21, 2011
UBC student Marwan Hameed never pictured himself a small-town dentist until he came across a big-city practice in the heart of BC...