Research

Articles or Resources fro the Research Programmes

Congratulations to Drs. Andolfatto & DEM Colleagues On A #3 Annals of EM Ranking

Congratulations to DEM Faculty Member and Lion’s Gate Hospital ED Research Director Dr. Gary Andolfatto and his DEM co-author colleagues Drs. Riyad Abu-Laban, Peter Zed, and Sean Staniforth. Since April 2012, the full text of their study, “Ketamine-Propofol Combination (Ketofol) Versus Propofol Alone for Emergency Department Procedural Sedation and Analgesia: A Randomized Double-Blind Trial,” has remained among […]

Congratulations Corinne Hohl!

Corinne was awarded a prestigious grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research  Drug Safety & Effectiveness Network. Corinne and her team will develop and implement a new electronic ADE-reporting platform in PharmaNet, BC’s medication information system. They will enable better documentation and communication of adverse drug events between care providers and across healthcare sectors and provide high-quality data about […]

Dr. Ka Wai Cheung Wins CAEP Top New Investigator Award

Congratulations to DEM Assistant Professor Dr. Ka Wai Cheung for winning the CAEP 2013 Top New Investigator Award for her study titled: “Emergency Department Tobacco Cessation Counseling: Implementation and Evaluation of a Community Based Program – A Pilot Study”.

Dr. Peter Zed Wins CAEP Top Pediatric Abstract Award

Congratulations to DEM Associate Faculty Member Dr. Peter Zed for winning the CAEP 2013 Top Pediatric Abstract Award for his study titled: “Medication-Related Emergency Department Visits in Pediatrics: A Prospective Observational Study”.

Drs. Wan and Vu Receive Air Medical Physician Seed Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Wilson Wan (a Resident in the UBC RCPS-EM training program) and DEM Faculty Member Dr. Eric Vu for receiving a 2013 Air Medical Physician Seed Grant! This competitive grant was awarded for their study submission titled: “Characterizing Care of Sepsis Patients Requiring Critical Care Transport in British Columbia”.

Drs. Barclay, Cheng and Abu-Laban Awarded Grant to Study DTUs in Fraser

Congratulations to Drs. Neil Barclay, Amy Cheng, and Riyad Abu-Laban who were recently awarded  a competitive Fraser Health Authority Seed Grant for a project titled “Effect of a Diagnostic Treatment Unit (DTU) on Emergency Department Length of Stay and Inpatient Admissions”. This study will comparatively evaluate the DTUs of both the Royal Columbian Hospital and […]

2013 VGH Emergency Medicine Research Newsletter

Take a look at this years Vancouver General Hospital’s Emergency Medicine’s Research Newsletter! Read about the exciting things that have occurred such as Awards & Grants, Research Activities, Research Policy, Publications and Abstracts & Presentations. Click here to download a copy for yourself!

Dr. Skinner and colleagues receive the 2013-2014 TLEF award

Congratulations to Dr. Skinner and his colleagues on the success of their application entitled, Emergency Department Ultrasound: An introduction to the ultrasound assisted physical exam for medical students, for funding from the TLEF 2013-2014. It is indeed a prestigious award!

Kendall Ho Receives CIHR Knowledge Synthesis Grant

Congratulations to DEM faculty member Dr. Kendall Ho, who is a co-investigator on project titled “Impact of short message service interventions on STI prevention and control” that was recently awarded a CIHR Knowledge Synthesis Grant. The principal investigator of this cutting-edge research team is Dr. Gina Ogilvie from the BCCDC, and the results of this […]

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.