Research News

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.

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 […]