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Devin Harris Receives UBC CPD/CME Innovation Award

Devin Harris Receives UBC CPD/CME Innovation Award

Dr. James Heilman is interviewed in the New York Times

James Heilman is interviewed in the New York Times regarding the accuracy of Wikiproject Medicine information on the constantly changing EBOLA epidemic. James is a Clinical Instructor in the DEM and works in Cranbrook at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital. This link will take you to the article:

Congratulations UBC CCFP-EM class of 2014/15

After a year of hard work and several summer months of studying, all of our recent UBC CCFP-EM graduates were successful in the September 2014 exam. They are currently working throughout BC and Ontario. Top: Dr Diala El-Zammar Middle: Dr Ryan Cordes, Dr Milissa Ringer Bottom (L-R): Dr Richard Oosthuizen, Dr Saurabh Gupta, Dr Ben Wilson, […]

2014 DEM Teaching Awards from CCFP-EM Program

We are pleased to announce this years 2014 Teaching awards from the 2013/2014 CCFP-EM Program: Andy Kestler – Teacher of the Year Award Mike Mostrenko – Clinical Teacher of the Year Award Phil Miller – Seminar Teacher of the Year Award Congratulations on a job well done!

Brian Chung receives prestigious honour for the 2014 Program Director of the Year Award

Congratulations to Brian Chung on receiving this illustrious award for the 2014 Program Director of the Year! The UBC Department of Emergency Medicine is extremely grateful for your tremendous contributions to the RCPS program over so many years. Please click here to read more about Brian’s award announcement on the International Conference on Residency Education […]

Rural Emergency Medicine Online Journal Club

The Rural Continuing Professional Development Program offering a new Online Journal Club in Rural Emergency Medicine this year, designed specifically for physicians who provide emergency medicine care in rural and small urban areas of BC. Registration is now open! The journal club will run from November 2014 to June 2015, and there will be five Emergency Medicine articles […]

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Helping Emergency Patients Quit Smoking

Helping Emergency Patients Quit Smoking

A large proportion of patients in emergency departments are smokers and many emergency patients have illnesses caused by smoking. Dr. Ka Wai Cheung is researching the effect of intervening in smokers during their visit to the emergency when they may be more receptive to quitting if the most effective supports are provided.

Sharing Knowledge Effectively with all Practicing Physicians

Sharing Knowledge Effectively with all Practicing Physicians

A 50 year old patient with a fractured wrist comes into a small town Emergency Department. The risk requires reduction back to a normal position. The patient is transported to a larger center 4 hours away by ambulance. At the larger center, the patient received intravenous sedation in the emergency department and the fracture is […]