Research News

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Congratulations to UBC EM resident Dr. Doug Brown on a NEJM publication

Congratulations are in order to UBC RCPS-EM Senior Resident Dr. Doug Brown for his lead author publication on accidental hypothermia in the November 15, 2012 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. A first author publication in the NEJM while still in residency is a remarkable accomplishment that is unprecedented in the history of […]

Critical appraisal templates now available on DEM website

Critical appraisal templates now available on DEM website It is recommended that whenever possible Journal Club presenters use a standardized template to organize their review. To facilitate this, templates have now been posted on the Journal Club section of the DEM website from the UK “Critical Appraisal Skills Program”. These are the same templates that […]

Dr. Terry Klassen will be visiting professor for 2013 EM Research Day

The DEM is pleased to announce that Dr. Terry Klassen, Director of Research for the Manitoba Institute of Child Health and Associate Dean Academic at the University of Manitoba, has agreed to be the Visiting Professor for 2013 UBC EM Research Day on April 10, 2013. Dr. Klassen is an internationally known and highly respected […]

Dr. Gary Andolfatto’s paper in top 25 annals of EM downloads

Congratulations to DEM Faculty Member and ED Research Director at Lion’s Gate Hospital Dr. Gary Andolfatto. From April-June 2012, the full text of Gary’s paper, “Ketamine-Propofol Combination (Ketofol) Versus Propofol Alone for Emergency Department Procedural Sedation and Analgesia: A Randomized Double-Blind Trial,” was among the top 25 downloads from the Annals of Emergency Medicine website. […]

Dr. Sandra Jenneson wins CJEM humanities writing award

Congratulations to UBC RCPS-EM Resident Dr. Sandra Jenneson for winning the 2012 CAEP Penelope Gray-Allan Memorial CJEM Award. This national award is given to the best “Humanity” article submitted by a Canadian Resident in an RCPS-EM or CFPC-EM Residency program. The full text of Sandra’s winning submission is available in the May 2012 issue of […]