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Dr. Jeff Brubacher receives CIHR funding

Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Brubacher and co-investigators Mark Asbridge, Rollin Brant, Herbert Chan, Shannon Erdelyi, and Scott MacDonald on their recently awarded CIHR grant ($845,325 over five years) for their study “Evaluation of the effect of cannabis legalization on road safety”. This project will continue Dr. Brubacher’s “Cannabis and Motor Vehicle Crash Risk” study  in order to […]

Register now! UBC EM Research Day – April 5, 2017

EM Research Day will feature podium presentations on completed or planned EM research, plus a plenary presentation by visiting professor, Dr. Paul Atkinson, Professor of Emergency Medicine at Dalhousie University, Chair of the Dalhousie Emergency Medicine Research Committee, and Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. Dr. Atkinson’s work is highly respected […]

Mobile Medical Unit

Mobile Medical Unit

GEMI EM Training Partnership in Nepal

GEMI EM Training Partnership in Nepal

The Global EM Initiative (GEMI, an interest group with UBC DEM) works closely with Canadian academic partners to support the EM post-graduate training program at the Patan Academy of Health Sciences in Nepal.  Since the program’s beginning in Sept 2013, 9 UBC DEM faculty members have volunteered to teach and work alongside trainees and colleagues […]

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 […]

Congratulations to Jill McEwen who has received the Canadian Association for Medical Education (“CAME”) Certificate of Merit Award for 2013

Congratulations to Jill McEwen who has been selected to receive a Canadian Association for Medical Education (“CAME”) Certificate of Merit Award for 2013.The CAME Award is given to three UBC faculty members each year who have made a valuable contribution to medical education in our Faculty.  The Award consists of a certificate and CAME membership […]

Emergency room – Feature Image

Emergency room – Feature Image

Adam Lund Receives CAEP Allan Drummond Patient Advocacy Award

Congratulations to Dr. Adam Lund for receiving the CAEP Allan Drummond Patient Advocacy Award for 2012. Please visit the CAEP Website to read more about the criteria of the award.

Trauma Research – Feature Image

Trauma Research – Feature Image