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Dr. Jared Baylis supports the creation of a COVID-19 simulation guide

We’re proud to share that UBC Department of Emergency Medicine faculty member, Dr. Jared Baylis, has developed a COVID-19 simulation guide in partnership with the Interior Health simulation team. This guide contains a standardized set of protocols to support the safe delivery of simulation exercises regardless of the environment. The new guide is giving simulation […]

Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care – full report now available

Dear Colleagues, The investigative report on Indigenous-specific discrimination in BC health care by Justice Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond is now released. It is titled “In Plain Sight” It was initiated due to media reports of specific racist comments in emergency departments in BC. It is a fair and balanced report. It clearly describes Indigenous peoples as […]

Invitation to Participate in the DEM Mentorship Program

The Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM), the Offices of Faculty Affairs and Clinical Faculty Affairs, and UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) invite DEM faculty members to participate as a mentor in our second edition of the DEM Mentorship Program. 100% of our mentors agreed or strongly agreed that they would recommend the […]

2019 Awards and Significant Honours

Each year, faculty members from the Department of Emergency Medicine are recognized for their excellence in teaching, clinical practice, and research. Congratulations to our 2019 award and significant honour recipients: NAME AWARD/HONOUR AGENCY Jim Christenson Helen Karounis Memorial Award for Professionalism in Emergency Medicine Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Lee Graham 2019 Interior Site Emergency […]