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In the News! Dr. Michael Curry on whether a walk-in clinic doctor can refuse to see an unvaccinated patient

In the News! Dr. Michael Curry on whether a walk-in clinic doctor can refuse to see an unvaccinated patient

UBC Department of Emergency Medicine clinical professor, Dr. Michael Curry, commented on whether doctors at walk-in clinics can turn away unvaccinated patients. Learn more: Vancouver Sun, The Province, Times Colonist Share this story: Latest News

Scholarly Success of Department of Emergency Medicine PoCUS Fellowship Trainees

Scholarly Success of Department of Emergency Medicine PoCUS Fellowship Trainees

The UBC Department of Emergency Medicine Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) Fellowship is proud to share several recent publications by trainees and alum. Véronique Dion, Former Fellow In July, Dr. Véronique Dion published her study “The physical examination is unreliable in determining the location of the distal fibular physis” in the American Journal of Emergency […]

Buprenorphine/Naloxone Microdosing Clinical Trial Launches

Dr. Jessica Moe and her team are excited to announce the official launch of their study, “Evaluating Microdosing in the Emergency Department: A randomized controlled trial of buprenorphine/naloxone microdosing vs. standard dosing” (The EMED Study) on July 23, 2021 at Vancouver General Hospital. Background to the Study This study builds off of a feasibility study […]

Staff Spotlight – Nicole Esligar

Staff Spotlight – Nicole Esligar

Meet UBC Emergency Medicine Project Coordinator, Nicole Esligar! Learn more about her work and what she enjoys most about working in the department.

In the News! Veteran of 15 years as emergency physician pens book about life in the emergency department

In the News! Veteran of 15 years as emergency physician pens book about life in the emergency department

Dr. Fred Voon, a Clinical Assistant Professor in UBC’s Department of Emergency Medicine, was interviewed about his book that offers insights into the emergency department. Learn more: Postmedia via Vancouver Sun, The Province Share this story: Latest News

UBC Emergency Medicine Researchers Optimize Delivery of COVID-19 Telehealth Care

UBC Emergency Medicine Researchers Optimize Delivery of COVID-19 Telehealth Care

A team of UBC researchers, led by Dr. Kendall Ho, recently spearheaded innovative research aimed at augmenting B.C.’s health information phone line service capacity to better meet the needs of the COVID-19 crisis. B.C.’s HealthLink BC 8-1-1 service is a free-of-charge provincial health information and advice phone line provided by the Ministry of Health. By […]

What really goes on in a hospital emergency department

What really goes on in a hospital emergency department

Dr. Voon, a clinical assistant professor with UBC’s department of emergency medicine, tackles common questions from patients and more in his new book, “Your Inside Guide to the Emergency Department—And How to Prevent Having to Go!”