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Dr. Julian Marsden is awarded the 2019 David Haughton Leadership Award!

Dr. Julian Marsden is awarded the 2019 David Haughton Leadership Award! Julian was awarded the 2019 David Haughton Leadership Award which “Recognizes the exemplary achievements of Dr. Julian Marsden as a Physician, Leader, and Teacher in the Section of Emergency Medicine of Doctors of British Columbia”. Emergency Medicine in BC has been and continues to […]

Dr. Kevin Clark new RCPS Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director

We are pleased to announce and to congratulate Dr. Kevin Clark as the new RCPS Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director effective June 1, 2019. This is a new position only in that it is now separate from the distributed Associate Director positions in Vancouver, Fraser, the Interior and Vancouver Island. We are grateful to Brian […]

Research Day 2019

Research Day 2019

April 10, 2019 | Visiting Professor: Dr. Kathy Boutis from the University of Toronto

Congratulations to the winners of the Herb Parkin awards for 2019!

The Herb Parkin Award is a yearly award given to a UBC Emergency Medicine Resident who has completed or at least made significant progress in a project that furthers an area of Emergency Medicine and also benefits the public. This year’s prize was awarded to Dr. Kevin O’Riordan, for his work with Hospital Preparedness for […]

Gary Andolfatto Finds Ketamine Alleviates Acute Pain During Ambulance Rides

Gary Andolfatto Finds Ketamine Alleviates Acute Pain During Ambulance Rides

  In his recent study, published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Andolfatto and his colleagues found when ketamine is added to nitrous oxide and administered intranasally, it provides clinically significant pain reduction and improved comfort for patients. “We now have the science to show us that it can be used effectively and safely […]