Research

Articles or Resources fro the Research Programmes

Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Brubacher and his research team!

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Jeff Brubacher and his research team. Jeff learned this week that his application to the CIHR to study BC’s new speed limits was ranked FIRST among 42 applicants, and was granted approximately $125K/year funding for 2 years! This is a fantastic achievement that illustrates the world-class research Dr. Brubacher […]

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 […]

Grant application to CIHR to establish the Canadian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium was successful!

Dr. Jim Christenson announces that the grant application to CIHR to establish the Canadian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium  was successful. This grant will enable the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium work to continue in Canada. The 3 core research sites will be UBC and the BCEHS (Christenson), the U of Ottawa and OPALS agencies (Stiell) and the U of Toronto […]

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 […]

Dr. Jeff Brubacher interviewed by GlobalBC

Dr. Jeff Brubacher was interviewed recently on GlobalBC for his insights into the causes of motor vehicle crashes. He is the lead on the Road Safety Research Initiative and is well recognized for his ground-breaking work. Listen to the interview.  

Dr. Gary Adolfatto receives VCHRI Clinician Scientist Investigator Award

Congratulations to DEM faculty member and Lion’s Gate Hospital ED Research Director Dr. Gary Andolfatto. His study on an “Early Analgesia Protocol in the Emergency Department” was recently granted a 2015 VCHRI Clinician Scientist Investigator Award, funded by Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute. The VCHRI Investigator Award promotes excellence and builds health research capacity through […]

Dr. Gary Andolfatto Receives 2014 VCHRI Innovation and Translation Award

Congratulations to DEM faculty member and Lion’s Gate Hospital ED Research Director Dr. Gary Andolfatto. His study on an “Early Analgesia Protocol in the Emergency Department” was recently granted a 2014 “VCHRI Innovation and Translation Award”, co-funded by Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and the Lion’s Gate Hospital Foundation. This interesting and important project was discussed […]

Dr. Jim Ducharme to be 2015 Research Day Visiting Professor

Dr. Jim Ducharme to be 2015 Research Day Visiting Professor

The DEM is pleased to announce that the visiting professor for the 7th Annual UBC EM Research Day will be Dr. Jim Ducharme, Clinical Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine at McMaster University and Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine. Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Ducharme is an internationally known expert on […]

UBC RCPS-EM Resident Dr. Andrei Karpov wins Top CAEP Resident Research Abstract Award

Congratulations to UBC RCPS-EM Resident Dr. Andrei Karpov who recently won the Top CAEP Resident Research Abstract Award! The project is titled: Validation of Trigger Tools and the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System – Cooperative Adverse Drug Events Surveillance Program (NEISS-CADES) algorithm for Identification of Adverse Drug Events in Emergency Department Health Records. This was […]

UBC RCPS-EM Resident Wins 2014 CAEP Resident Research Award

Congratulations to UBC RCPS-EM Senior Resident Dr. Wailliam Lee, who won a CAEP 2014 Resident Research Award for his abstract submission titled: Effect of Triage Nurse Initiated Radiography Using the Ottawa Ankle Rules on Emergency Department Length of Stay at a Tertiary Care Center. This randomized trial was recently completed at Vancouver General Hospital, and […]