Born and raised in Montreal, Dr. Samantha Balass earned both her Bachelor of Science degree in physiology and medical degree at McGill University. She moved to Vancouver in 2014 to complete her residency training in Family Medicine. She has a passion for dermatology, but also enjoys getting to know her patients of various cultural backgrounds using the 5 languages she speaks. Dr. Balass is a clinical instructor at UBC where she teaches medical students about caring for seniors. Outside of work, she loves to sing, cycle and stay connected with her family and friends. After gaining work experience at several clinics in the Lower Mainland, Dr. Balass looks forward to join the lovely team at Cambie Village during Dr. Laura Hume’s maternity leave.