Events

Upcoming events

Rural Online EM Journal Club Returns in September

Another exciting season of the Rural Emergency Medicine Journal Club is about to begin! Register online This online journal club is a great way for rural physicians with an interest in Emergency Medicine to form a community of practice across a dispersed geographical area. The online nature of this club allows you to join at […]

Register now! UBC EM Research Day – April 5, 2017

EM Research Day will feature podium presentations on completed or planned EM research, plus a plenary presentation by visiting professor, Dr. Paul Atkinson, Professor of Emergency Medicine at Dalhousie University, Chair of the Dalhousie Emergency Medicine Research Committee, and Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. Dr. Atkinson’s work is highly respected […]

New DEM Clinical Faculty Promotions (August 2016)

Please join me in congratulating the follow DEM Clinical Faculty members on their recent promotions.   Frank Ackermann – Clinical Assistant Professor – East Kootenay Regional Eric Angus – Clinical Assistant Professor – Lion’s Gate Karine Badra-Quirion – Clinical Assistant Professor – St. Paul’s Matthew Bouchard – Clinical Assistant Professor – Vancouver General Douglas Brown […]

Fentanyl Epidemic Webinar – May 24, 2016

Fentanyl Epidemic Webinar – May 24, 2016

  Dr. Roy Purssell’s webinar on the BC fentanyl epidemic, presented May 24, 2016, can be viewed here. Slides from the presentation can be viewed here. If you have any questions, feedback, or would like to get involved, please contact Dr. Roy Purssell at Roy.purssell@bccdc.ca. This was the first in a series of Emergency Medicine Network webinars.

Dr. Tom Green Receives RHC Clinical Teacher of the Year Award 2015-2016

On April 27th during the RCH EM Grand Rounds session Dr. Nicolle Holm (R4) and Dr. Wesley Jang (R4) played one of the best games of 20 Questions that we have heard in quite a while.  Their questions had the audience guessing and almost crying with laughter.  They definitely made sure we were all listening. […]

Dr. Barry Miller receives major recognition from the Faculty of Medicine

Congratulations to our Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty Member Dr. Barry Miller, who has received major recognition from the Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Barry Miller, nominated by Drs. Adam Lund and Caroline Tyson, has been chosen to receive the 2016 Clinical Faculty Award for Career Excellence in Clinical Teaching. Dr. Miller is a Clinical Assistant […]

Dr. Brian Farrell receives major recognition from the Faculty of Medicine

Congratulations to our Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty Member Dr. Brian Farrell, who has received major recognition from the Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Brian Farrell, nominated by Drs. Bruce Wright and Sam Stewart, has been chosen to receive the 2016 Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching. Dr. Farrell is a Clinical Assistant Professor […]

Kendall Ho, his Team and Collaborators have successfully been awarded a CIHR grant for “TEC4Home: Telehealth for Emergency-Community Continuity of Care Connectivity via Home-Telemonitoring”

Kendall Ho, his Team and Collaborators have successfully been awarded a CIHR grant for “TEC4Home: Telehealth for Emergency-Community Continuity of Care Connectivity via Home-Telemonitoring”

  Congratulations to Kendall Ho, his Team and Collaborators! They have successfully been awarded a CIHR grant for “TEC4Home: Telehealth for Emergency-Community Continuity of Care Connectivity via Home-Telemonitoring”. This is a 4 year project to investigate how to use home/portable sensors such as blood pressure/oxygen saturation/weight and other physiologic measures to support safely discharging heart failure […]

Register Now! EM Research Day – April 6, 2016

EM Research Day will feature podium presentations on completed or planned EM research, plus a plenary presentation by Visiting Professor, Dr. Martin Pusic, Director of the Division of Education Quality and Analytics for the Institute for Innovations in Medical Education at New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Ducharme’s work is highly respected and internationally known, so this […]

Congratulations to Kevin Shi, Head of the Delta Hospital Emergency Department

Congratulations to Kevin Shi, Head of the Delta Hospital Emergency Department. Kevin received an award from the BC College of Family Physicians for innovation and excellence in clinical care and teaching. Follow this link for more information http://bccfp.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Celebrating-Your-Successes.pdf And join me in congratulating Kevin! Jim Christenson