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Drugs at Music Festivals: CCSA Teams Up with UBC’s Mass Gathering Medicine Interest Group

The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) has partnered with UBC’s Mass Gathering Medicine Interest Group to build consistency in approaches to reducing harm at music festivals as a result of substance use. After a national meeting in January 2015, working groups have now been established to begin implementing recommendations centered around four key areas. Read the report […]

CONGRATULATIONS to the RCPS Resident UBC Simulation team

CONGRATULATIONS to the RCPS Resident UBC Simulation team

     They were exceptional and won FIRST PRIZE at the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting in Edmonton. FRCPS (EM) residents Nicolle Holm, Wesley Jang and Kelsey Innes and Nurse Leader and long time ACLS/CPR instructor Sherry Stackhouse showed how a great resuscitation team functions and beat out very stiff competition from other […]

RCPS Resident UBC Simulation Team 2015

RCPS Resident UBC Simulation Team 2015

ESICM LIVES 2015 | Berlin | October 2015 Photo credit © Dirk Michael Deckbar

Congratulations Dave Sweet, Global Sepsis Award 2015

  It is a great pleasure to tell you that Dave Sweet has won the Global Sepsis Award! Please click here to view award letter to David Sweet. Dave has been the BC Champion for Clinical Care Management of Sepsis and has tirelessly promoted and advocated for the widespread implementation of effective and early care. This international award […]

View DEM Rounds from your personal device

You can now view DEM Grand Rounds and Research in Progress Rounds from your home computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone with VC Anywhere. Simply log in (no account needed) to view the video conferenced presentations. View more details and upcoming rounds.

Congratulations! To Jill McEwen our latest Clinical Professor.

Corinne Hohl was interviewed in a recent CMAJ Podcast

Corinne is an expert in Adverse Drug events and is building system solutions to more easily document and share that information and ultimately reduce the incidence of these events. Have a listen to her podcast at the following link.

2015 Research Day

2015 Research Day

April 8th, 2015 | Visiting Professor: Dr. Jim Ducharme from McMaster University

CONGRATULATIONS to Associate Professor Riyad Abu-Laban!!

Riyad won the UBC Killam Teaching Prize this year, the highest honour at UBC for teaching excellence!! This honour is extremely well-deserved and recognizes the many years of Riyad’s commitment to teaching emergency medicine in the Division of Surgery and then the Department of Emergency Medicine Please join in congratulating Riyad for this wonderful achievement! […]

Register now for EM Research Day – April 8, 2015

EM Research Day will feature podium presentations on completed or planned EM research, plus a presentation and feedback by our Visiting Professor, Dr. Jim Ducharme, Clinical Professor of Medicine at McMaster University, Editor in Chief of the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine and Vice-President of the International Federation for Emergency Medicine. Dr. Ducharme’s work is highly respected […]