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Adoption of Contactless Sensors for COVID-19 Patients

UBC Emergency Medicine Professor, Dr. Kendall Ho, was recently awarded funding to facilitate clinical adoption of contactless sensors for COVID-19 patients. The grant is provided by the Government of Canada National Research Council (NRC). Contactless technologies can complement and support clinical diagnosis and decision making during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Patients can conveniently remain in […]

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. […]