Stefan Grzybowski

Professor, Dep't of Family Practice, UBC
Degrees / Designations 

Medical Degree (MD) UBC
Master of Clinical Science, (MClSc) UWO
Fellow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (FCFP)

Email Address 
604 742-1796
Mailing Address 
Suite 530, 1501 West Broadway Ave Vancouver, BC, V6J 4Z6


Academic Appointment 
Other Areas of Research 
Rural Health Services
Rural Perinatal Outcomes

Dr. Grzybowski is a Professor in the Department of Family Practice at UBC and is a family physician who worked in Queen Charlotte City on Haida Gwaii for 12 years. In his many years of rural clinical experience, he learned first-hand the challenges facing health care providers practicing in rural communities and recognized the need for research addressing the current state and sustainability of rural health care services. As Co-Director of the Centre for Rural Health Research and Michael Smith Foundation Health Research Senior Scholar, Dr. Grzybowski has the opportunity to answer some of the health service questions that are fundamental to the sustainabillity of rural health services.

Current Projects 

Include: a Cost Effectiveness study comparing different models of rural maternity care services (CIHR): a secondary analysis of provincial perinatal data across 3 provinces in Canada (CIHR); Writing a book on rural health services funded through KT supplement grant (CIHR); Examining how to more effectively sustain small rural surgical services in British Columbia (contract MoH/BCMA); And a study developing a Regional Birthing Index for rural Australia (NHMRC)