Tracy Pickett wins a SECOND Royal College award, the Detweiler Travelling Fellowship

Please join me in congratulating Tracy Pickett on winning a second Royal College award, the Detweiler Travelling Fellowship ($10,500) to acquire new knowledge or pursue research. Tracy is part way through a Master’s of Forensic Medicine degree at Monash University in Melbourne.  She will spend May 2013 at Monash to complete coursework at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine. Tracy is the first […]

Tracy Pickett wins the Royal College Professional Development Grant!

Please join me in congratulating Tracy Pickett for winning the Royal College Professional Development Grant ($4000) to support personalized and practical professional development. Tracy used it to support the month she committed to the DEM NERD Research Methodology course which she says she thoroughly enjoyed.

Congratulations to Rod McFadyen in his new role as UBC Specialty Medical Director/CPD Educator and Royal College CPD Educator Region 1

Congratulations to Rod McFadyen in his new role as UBC Specialty Medical Director/CPD Educator and Royal College CPD Educator Region 1. Rod works with the Victoria group and has a long interest and experience in education at all levels. We are indeed honoured to pleased for Rod. He will be an exceptional professional education leader and a […]

Congratulations to Dr. Ka Wai Cheung for her success in receiving the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Mentored Clinical Scientist Award.

This is a significant achievement and a major step in Ka Wai’s academic career. Her focus will be on smoking cessation in patients seen in the emergency department and we wish her the best of success. The link at the UBC website is:

Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Plant for being chosen as the recipient of the Faculty of Medicine Award for Innovation in CME/CPD

This award recognizes outstanding innovation and/or creativity with original work in the area of CME/CPD programming. Dr. Plant’s award is a very positive reflection on the Department of Emergency Medicine.