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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 […]

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 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 […]

DEM Randomized Trial Featured on cover of the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine (CJEM).

DEM Randomized Trial Featured on cover of the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine (CJEM).

Congratulations to DEM researcher Adam Lund, and his co-investigators Daniel Joo, Kerrie Lewis, Yasemin Arikan and Anton Grunfeld. Their randomized trial on photodocumentation as an ED documentation tool in soft tissue infection was featured as the cover story of the November 2013 issue of Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine. Read more about their compelling research […]

UBC Emergency Medicine Research Day 2014

UBC Emergency Medicine Research Day Wednesday April 9, 2014 9:00AM to 4:00PM This province-wide event, jointly sponsored by the UBC Department of Emergency Medicine and the UBC Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, will take place at the CRFI Chan Centre auditorium at the BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, and include live video-linkage to sites throughout […]

Congratulations Dr. Devin Harris and DEM Colleagues

Congratulations to Dr. Devin Harris for leading a team that has won the following knowledge translation research award: “Implementation and Evaluation of an Emergency Department Atrial Fibrillation Pathway”. Other members on the team include Drs. Dan Kalla, Chris Dewitt, Frank Scheuermeyer, Rob Stenstrom, Eric Grafstein, Iraj Poureslami and Julian Marsden. Funding is from Pfizer Canada […]