News

Corinne Hohl writes article in CAEP Communique

DEM Faculty Member Corinne Hohl wrote a very nice feature in the CAEP Communiqué December 2012 discussing how her CAEP Research Award sparked her to much greater research success. Please click here to download a PDF copy of this article. Please click here to see the article on the CAEP website.

Jill McEwen appointed Assistant Dean, MD Undergraduate Education – Fraser

Congratulations to Jill McEwen who has been appointed to Assistant Dean of the MD Undergraduate Education for Fraser. Please click here to see a list of the FOM Announcements.

Kendall Ho reappointed Director of eHealth Strategy Office!

Congratulations to Kendall Ho who has been reappointed Director of eHealth Strategy Office, effective to December 31st, 2015. Please click here to see a list of the FOM Announcements. Please click here to visit the eHealth Strategy Office Website.

Corinne Hohl attains a 5 year Salary award from CIHR as a New Investigator

We would like to congratulate Corinne Hohl for her success at attaining a 5 year Salary award from CIHR as a New Investigator. This is a significant achievement and recognition from peers and the federal government of the quality and value of Corinne’s work on Adverse Drug event recognition in the emergency department.

Jeff Brubacher Receives Major CIHR Operating Grant

Congratulations to DEM faculty member and Road Safety strategic initiative leader Jeff Brubacher. Jeff learned yesterday that he and his team were awarded a significant 4 year operating grant from the CIHR for a study on “Prescription Medications and the Risk of Motor Vehicle Crashes”. Also included on the grant from the DEM are Herb […]

Come participate in a free public forum: Social Media for Health – Feb 4th

Dear Department colleagues: I would like to invite you to participate in a free forum (more info in the attachment), organized by UBC eHealth Strategy Office together with nursing, business, engineering and Library science, on a very timely topic of interest to ourselves and our patients: Title: Social Media for Health: The Good, The Bad, […]

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.

Public notification of the addition of Emergency Medicine as an entry route to the subspecialty of Pain Medicine

This memo is provided to stakeholders of the Royal College, to seek your feedback on a proposed change to add Emergency Medicine as a route of entry to the newly recognized subspecialty of Pain Medicine. Please click here to read more information.

Open invitation to the upcoming Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consortium Meeting

This is an open invitation to the upcoming Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consortium Meeting which will be held in Seattle in January 2013. This is a unique conference of three North-Pacific Pediatric Emergency Medicine Divisions: BC Children’s Hospital Seattle Children’s Hospital OHSU Emergency Medicine/Doernbecher Children’s Hospital http://pacificnwpem.org/