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Stronger immune response from delaying second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Stronger immune response from delaying second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

UBC Department of Emergency Medicine Assistant Professor and CHÉOS Scientist Dr. Brian Grunau says results from the first peer-reviewed study in North America on COVID-19 mRNA vaccines could inform vaccination policies.

In the News! What happened when one B.C. doctor flew to the rescue amid a natural disaster

In the News! What happened when one B.C. doctor flew to the rescue amid a natural disaster

Dr. Anthony Fong, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor shares the story of a BC doctor who accomplished a helicopter medical mission amidst the flooding.

2021 CFPC-EM Graduates

2021 CFPC-EM Graduates

Dr. William Cunningham Awarded the 2021 David Haughton Leadership Award!

Dr. William Cunningham Awarded the 2021 David Haughton Leadership Award!

Congratulations to Dr. William Cunningham, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine Clinical Associate Professor, on receiving the David Haughton Leadership Award. The award is given every few years by the Section of Emergency Medicine of the Doctors of BC for exemplary achievements as a physician, leader, and teacher.

Faculty Spotlight – Melissa Dymond

Faculty Spotlight – Melissa Dymond

Meet Dr. Melissa Dymond! Dr. Dymond is a Clinical Assistant Professor with the UBC Department of Emergency Medicine and an emergency physician at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia (UHNBC) in Prince George. She is the Emergency Medicine Discipline-Specific Site Leader (DSSL) and Academic Coordinator for undergraduate and post-graduate programs at UHNBC,

Dr. Kelsey Innes and Dr. Brett Passi recognized for Excellence in Clinical Teaching

Dr. Kelsey Innes and Dr. Brett Passi recognized for Excellence in Clinical Teaching

We are proud to congratulate UBC Department of Emergency Medicine Clinical Assistant Professors Dr. Kelsey Innes and Dr. Brett Passi on being recognized with the UBC Faculty of Medicine’s Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching.

BC Sepsis Network estimated to have averted 172 deaths and saved the health-care system $50.6 million

BC Sepsis Network estimated to have averted 172 deaths and saved the health-care system $50.6 million

A new study co-authored by UBC Department of Emergency Medicine Clinical Associate Professor, Dr. David Sweet, estimates that the British Columbia Sepsis Network averted 981 sepsis cases and 172 deaths between 2014 and 2018. By averting these cases, the healthcare system saved $50.6 million in 2018, according to findings recently published in Critical Care Medicine.

In the News! Virtual physicians enhanced the precision of 8-1-1 calls

In the News! Virtual physicians enhanced the precision of 8-1-1 calls

UBC Department of Emergency Medicine Professor, Dr. Kendall Ho shares new research showing that video-based service “HealthLink BC Emergency iDoctor-in-assistance (HEiDi)” helped callers receive more accurate and timely care recommendations.