Welcome to the Research Section of the DEM Website. Here you will find information on research news and accomplishments involving DEM faculty & trainees, education, opportunities, support, and the impressively wide range of projects and programs DEM members are active in. Our hope is that this area of the Website will highlight our many achievements, support and encourage further academic excellence, and foster research collaborations both from within and from outside the DEM.

Riyad B. Abu-Laban, MD, MHSC
Associate Professor & Research Director
UBC Department of Emergency Medicine

Research News

Reminder to Register: EM Research Day 2018
March 19, 2018EM Research Day will feature podium presentations on completed or planned EM research, plus a plenary presentation by visiting professor, Dr. Laurie Morrison, Research Chair, Professor, and Clinician Scientist in the Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto; Scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St Michael’s Hospital, and […] Read More >

Congratulations Dr. Jessica Moe and Dr. Corinne Hohl on a Successful CIHR Grant
March 8, 2018Congratulations to Jessica Moe and Corinne Hohl, and their research team, Eric Grafstein, Brian Holroyd, Michael Schull, K. Dong, K. McGrail and M. McGregor. They recently received a $70,000 CIHR Operating Grant for their project “Identifying Risk and Transitions Among Frequent Emergency Department Users: Whose Needs Can Safely Be Met Elsewhere?”.   Read More >

Dr. Corinne Hohl awarded CIHR Opioid Crisis Knowledge Synthesis Grant
March 8, 2018Please join us in congratulating Corinne Hohl and her research team, Jane Buxton, Roy Purssell, Jason Curran, Jesse Godwin, Perry Kendall, Jessica Moe, Mark Tyndall, as they recently received a $110,000 grant through the CIHR Opioid Crisis Knowledge Synthesis Competition to support their research project “Systematic Review of Naloxone Interventions in Opioid Overdoses”. The dramatic […] Read More >

Dr. Corinne Hohl Awarded CIHR’s SPOR Rewarding Success Funding
March 8, 2018Congratulations 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 […] Read More >

Reporting Unfit Drivers: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of BC Physicians
March 8, 2018Dr. 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 […] Read More >

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