Research News

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 […]

Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Moe on her successful CAEP grant

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Jessica Moe as she recently received a $5,000 grant through the CAEP Research Committee to support her research project “Identifying Subgroups And Risk Among Frequent Emergency Department Users: Whose needs can safely be met elsewhere?”.

Dr. Roy Purssell Receives CIHR Funding

Congratulations to Dr. Roy Purssell! Dr. Purssell is a key member of a team of researchers who were awarded $520,200 from CIHR for their study “Opioid Prescribing Evaluation and Research Activities (OPERA)”. This important study will assess patterns of opioid prescription in BC in relation to serious outcomes and will evaluate the effects of policy […]

Dr. Jeff Brubacher & Team Receive Major CIHR Award!

Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Brubacher and his research team on their recent CIHR award of $876,000 over five years for a study titled “Predictors of poor health and functional recovery following road trauma: An emergency department inception cohort study”. This success in a field of 50 submissions from across Canada is a monumental accomplishment by […]

BC Emergency Medicine Network Publication

BC Emergency Medicine Network Publication

The first publication on the BC Emergency Medicine Network, “The British Columbia Emergency Medicine Network: A Paradigm Shift in a Provincial System of Emergency Care” is available online in Cureus, an open-access medical journal (download full PDF here). The paper, written in collaboration with our patient partners, provides an overview of the EM Network, including […]

UBC Digital Emergency Medicine Group Awarded Vancouver Foundation Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Kendall Ho and the UBC Digital Emergency Medicine team! The UBC Digital Emergency Medicine (DigEM) group was recently awarded a Vancouver Foundation grant on their project “Evidence Supported Self-management Enablement and Cultural Engagement (ESSENCE): Supporting BC’s Multicultural Communities in Optimizing Evidence Supported Self-Management and Prevention of Chronic Diseases”, as part of the […]