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Dr. Roy Purssell Receives CIHR Funding

Congratulations to Dr. Roy Purssell! Dr. Purssell is a key member of a team of researchers who were awarded $520,200 from CIHR for their study “Opioid Prescribing Evaluation and Research Activities (OPERA)”. This important study will assess patterns of opioid prescription in BC in relation to serious outcomes and will evaluate the effects of policy […]

Dr. Jeff Brubacher & Team Receive Major CIHR Award!

Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Brubacher and his research team on their recent CIHR award of $876,000 over five years for a study titled “Predictors of poor health and functional recovery following road trauma: An emergency department inception cohort study”. This success in a field of 50 submissions from across Canada is a monumental accomplishment by […]

BC Emergency Medicine Network Publication

BC Emergency Medicine Network Publication

The first publication on the BC Emergency Medicine Network, “The British Columbia Emergency Medicine Network: A Paradigm Shift in a Provincial System of Emergency Care” is available online in Cureus, an open-access medical journal (download full PDF here). The paper, written in collaboration with our patient partners, provides an overview of the EM Network, including […]