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Dr. Garth Meckler named as a 2020 Faculty of Medicine Award recipient

Dr. Garth Meckler named as a 2020 Faculty of Medicine Award recipient

Each year, the Faculty of Medicine recognizes faculty and staff members for excellence in teaching, research, administration, innovation and public service. We are proud to share that UBC Emergency Medicine Associate Faculty member, Dr. Garth Meckler, was named as one of the winners of the Distinguished Achievement award. The award recognizes meritorious performance and his […]

Dr. Brian Grunau and Dr. Jim Christenson published in the Journal of the American Medical Association

Dr. Brian Grunau and Dr. Jim Christenson published in the Journal of the American Medical Association

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Grunau and Dr. Jim Christenson on their recent publication in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)! The study, entitled Association of Intra-arrest Transport vs Continued On-Scene Resuscitation With Survival to Hospital Discharge Among Patients With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest, set out to determine whether intra-arrest transport compared with continued on-scene […]

Dr. Jessica Moe receives funding for new COVID-19 mental health and substance use research

UBC Emergency Medicine Assistant Professor, Dr. Jessica Moe, is the nominated principal applicant for a new study addressing the mental health and substance use crisis emerging as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The study, Preventing Opioid Deaths due to COVID Related Increase in Smoking Illicit Substances (Preventing OD CRISIS), is a collaboration between the […]

Seeking Support for UBC FLEX Students Developing Clinical Resources

The BC Emergency Medicine Network is seeking individuals to support UBC FLEX students to develop point-of-care clinical resources. Members will be given logistical support and feedback as requested. FLEX is an educational space in the renewed UBC MD Undergraduate Program curriculum that provides students with opportunities to explore individual scholarly interests and enhanced learning opportunities. […]

RCPSC-EM Residency Program Leadership Update

RCPSC-EM Residency Program Leadership Update

Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce that Dr. Tina Yokota will be taking on the new role of Assistant Director, RCPSC-EM Residency Program, Vancouver! As the Assistant Director, Dr. Yokota will support Dr. Brian Chung, Associate Director, RCPSC-EM Residency Program, Vancouver in the day-to-day administration of the residency program at the Vancouver site. She […]

Dr. Jim Christenson featured in UBC Today’s ‘Research in Focus’

‘Research in focus’ is a new regular UBC Today feature about UBC’s talented researchers and their incredible work. UBC Emergency Medicine Department Head, Dr. Jim Christenson, was part of the first ever ‘Research in focus’ piece! Go on a short journey of exploration with Dr. Jim Christenson, who focuses on improving survival from sudden unexpected […]