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Devin Harris appointed to role of Executive Medical Director for Quality and Patient Safety

Congratulation to Dr. Devin Harris who has been appointed to role of the Executive Medical Director (EMD) for Quality and Patient Safety. Devin is an Emergency physician at Kelowna General Hospital. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UBC. Devin began his career with Interior Health as Department […]

Reminder to Register: EM Research Day 2018

EM Research Day will feature podium presentations on completed or planned EM research, plus a plenary presentation by visiting professor, Dr. Laurie Morrison, Research Chair, Professor, and Clinician Scientist in the Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto; Scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St Michael’s Hospital, and […]

Congratulations Dr. Jessica Moe and Dr. Corinne Hohl on a Successful CIHR Grant

Congratulations to Jessica Moe and Corinne Hohl, and their research team, Eric Grafstein, Brian Holroyd, Michael Schull, K. Dong, K. McGrail and M. McGregor. They recently received a $70,000 CIHR Operating Grant for their project “Identifying Risk and Transitions Among Frequent Emergency Department Users: Whose Needs Can Safely Be Met Elsewhere?”.  

Dr. Corinne Hohl awarded CIHR Opioid Crisis Knowledge Synthesis Grant

Please join us in congratulating Corinne Hohl and her research team, Jane Buxton, Roy Purssell, Jason Curran, Jesse Godwin, Perry Kendall, Jessica Moe, Mark Tyndall, as they recently received a $110,000 grant through the CIHR Opioid Crisis Knowledge Synthesis Competition to support their research project “Systematic Review of Naloxone Interventions in Opioid Overdoses”. The dramatic […]

Dr. Corinne Hohl Awarded CIHR’s SPOR Rewarding Success Funding

Congratulations to Dr. Corinne Hohl and her research team for being awarded $100,000 at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s SPOR Rewarding Success “Ideathon” in Ottawa. She presented her project “Implementing and Evaluating ActionADE to Transform Medical Safety” to a national review panel. The SPOR Rewarding Success Initiative was designed to produce interventions that will result […]

Reporting Unfit Drivers: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of BC Physicians

Reporting Unfit Drivers: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of BC Physicians

Dr. Jeff Bruchacher along with his research team, Dr. Colby Renschler, Dr. Ana Maria Gomez, Dr. Benjamin Huang, Chung W. Lee, Shannon Erdelyi, Dr. Herbert Chan, and Dr. Roy Purssell, recently released “Reporting Unfit Drivers: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of BC Physicians“. This report puts forth a number of recommendation aimed at overcoming barriers to […]

UBC EM Resident Dr. Daniel Ting Finalist for CAEP 2018 Top Education Innovation Abstract Award

Congratulations to UBC RCPS-EM Resident Dr. Daniel Ting, who was selected as a top 3 finalist for the CAEP 2018 Top Education Innovation Abstract Award! His abstract is titled “Implementation of an editorial internship at the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine to foster education and participation in academic emergency medicine”, and was co-authored by Drs. […]

Dr. Corinne Hohl Receives UBC Killam Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr. Corinne Hohl, who was recently awarded a UBC Killam Research Fellowship. This prestigious award will be formally celebrated during a ceremony on April 17th at the Chan Centre and allows faculty members to pursue full-time research while on study leave. Check out more details on the Faculty of Medicine website. Well done […]

Dr. Corinne Hohl invited to present at CIHR’s SPOR Rewarding Success Funding Competition

Congratulations to Dr. Corinne Hohl and her research team for being selected to represent BC at the recent Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s SPOR Rewarding Success “Ideathon” (15-minute pitches to a national review panel) in Ottawa. She presented her project “Implementing and Evaluating ActionADE to Transform Medical Safety”. The SPOR Rewarding Success Initiative was designed […]

PulsePoint launch in BC!

All Faculty, We are very privileged to be a part of a clinical trial to measure the effect of the Pulsepoint crowd sourcing technology to notify bystanders near a cardiac arrest that you may be needed http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/news-roll/new-smartphone-app-could-save-lives More than a research project this technology could substantially increase bystander rates and save more lives. Consider joining […]