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In the News! Dr. Michael Curry discusses the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in BC

In the News! Dr. Michael Curry discusses the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in BC

British Columbia is approaching the heights of the 1st and 2nd waves of the COVID-19 pandemic but with fewer restrictions and more fatigue. ‘Follow those measures,’ says the BC government, as skepticism grows that those measures are enough. Dr. Michael Curry, a UBC Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, says the increase in COVID-19 cases in […]

Register: 2021 UBC Emergency Medicine Research Day!

Register: 2021 UBC Emergency Medicine Research Day!

In the News! Dr. Ben Huang discusses the Shigella outbreak in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

In the News! Dr. Ben Huang discusses the Shigella outbreak in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

RCPSC-EM PGY4 Resident, Dr. Ben Huang, authored a piece about the Shigella outbreak in the Downtown Eastside.

Dr. David Barbic Receives 2021 Grant Innes Research Paper & Presentation Award

Dr. David Barbic Receives 2021 Grant Innes Research Paper & Presentation Award

CHÉOS Scientist and UBC Department of Emergency Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. David Barbic, has received the 2021 Grant Innes Research Paper & Presentation Award for his paper on the Rapid Agitation Control with Ketamine in the Emergency Department (RACKED) study. Dr. Barbic, who is the first BC-based recipient of this award, will deliver the […]

Drs. Holly Sherman and Hélène Morakis Receive Funding from the Resident Doctors of BC 2020 Resident Innovation Fund

Drs. Holly Sherman and Hélène Morakis Receive Funding from the Resident Doctors of BC 2020 Resident Innovation Fund

We are pleased to congratulate UBC RCPSC-EM Residents, Drs. Holly Sherman and Hélène Morakis, on receiving funding from the Resident Doctors of BC 2020 Resident Innovation Fund (RIF).

UBC Department of Emergency Medicine Researchers Attract CIHR Fall 2020 Funding

UBC Department of Emergency Medicine Researchers Attract CIHR Fall 2020 Funding

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) have funded 354 research grants for a total investment of approximately $274m through the Project Grants: Fall 2020 competition. In addition, 97 priority announcement grants were funded to a total amount of $9,575,000 and 11 supplemental prizes were awarded for a total of $296,500. UBC Department of Emergency […]

UBC researchers explore touchless technology to remotely monitor patient vital signs

UBC researchers explore touchless technology to remotely monitor patient vital signs

In partnership with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), UBC Emergency Medicine Professor, Dr. Kendall Ho, is investigating whether a new contactless sensing technology can be integrated into existing virtual care platforms to boost patient care.