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Jeff Brubacher receives CIHR Grant for Partnerships for cannabis policy evaluation

March 27, 2020

Congratulations to Jeff Brubacher and his team for receiving 3-year funding from CIHR for a “Partnerships for cannabis policy evaluation” grant that they submitted last fall. The grant is just under $510,000 total.

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Congratulations to Shahin for receiving two Strategic Investment Fund awards from UBC

March 27, 2020

Big congratulations to Shahin for receiving two Strategic Investment Fund awards from UBC. The first entitled: “Indigenous MD Applicant Structured Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) Preparatory Workshop.” is valued at $50,490. This project will deliver MMI prep workshops for indigenous MD applicants with the goal of eventually increasing the number of indigenous physicians in BC and […]

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UBC EM Research Day Cancelled

March 16, 2020

As a result of the rapidly-evolving COVID situation, we have made the decision to cancel UBC EM Research Day on April 8th. Our Visiting Professor, Dr. Jeff Perry, has been informed. Our thanks and apologies to those of you whose submissions were accepted for presentation. We are hopeful that we may be able to reschedule […]

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Dr. Jessica Moe and her team awarded $1.3 million in funding from the Health Canada Substance Use and Addictions Program

March 10, 2020

Dr. Jessica Moe and her team were awarded $1.3 million in funding over five years from the Health Canada Substance Use and Addictions Program. This grant will support their study that aims to optimize emergency department screening for opioid use disorder, and evaluate standard dosing and microdosing approaches to buprenorphine/naloxone inductions initiated in the ED […]

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Jessica Moe Receives CAEP-SREMI Grants for buprenorphine/naloxone dosing Dosing Study

February 7, 2020

Congratulations to Jessica Moe for winning a 2019/20 CAEP-SREMI Grants! This $5,000 Junior Investigator award will further her work on Buprenorphine/naloxone standard dosing and microdosing feasibility in the ED. More 2-19/20 CAEP Grant winners.  

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BC Emergency Medicine Network Awarded 1.17M to Improve Emergency Care for Remote Indigenous Communities

January 30, 2020

The Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR), through the Institute for Indigenous People’s Health (IIPH), announced funding to design an evaluation of emergency care solutions for four Nuu-chah-nulth Indigenous communities in BC. Emergency care is not adequate for many Indigenous communities in Canada. Many communities are far from hospital care. Many have only spotty nurse […]

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Jim Christenson Receives Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) Funding

January 30, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Jim Christenson, who recently received funding through the 2019 UBC Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) competition. Dr. Christenson leads the Resuscitating More Patients from Sudden Unexpected Death: Transformative Research cluster. The cluster will receive $197,000 in GCRC funds and $30,000 in Trainee Stipend funds for two years. Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters […]

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Drs. Stenstrom, Sweet, and Tallon Receive $1,140,000 for Sepsis Research

January 27, 2020

Congratulations to Drs. John Tallon, Rob Stenstrom, and David Sweet, part of a team receiving $1,140,000 in CIHR funding for the Canadian Sepsis Research Network project “Improving Care Before, During and After Sepsis”. The project is led by PI Dr. Dr Alison Fox-Robichaud of McMaster University. The overall goal is to reduce sepsis-associated illness and […]

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Drs. Jessica Moe & Corinne Hohl’s project featured on CIHR

January 22, 2020

Drs. Corinne Hohl and Jessica Moe’s project: Naloxone Dosing in the Era of Ultra-Potent Opioid Overdoses has been featured on CIHR. Drs. Corinne Hohl and Jessica Moe and their team at the University of British Columbia wanted to better understand the effectiveness of the opioid antidote naloxone on reversing overdoses due to increasingly common ultra-potent […]

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Jessica Moe Awarded Blue Sky Grant from BCCDC

January 22, 2020

Dr. Jessica Moe was awarded a Blue Sky Grant from the BCCDC Foundation for Population and Public Health for her feasibility study examining standard dosing and microdosing take-home Suboxone regimens from the emergency department. The Blue Sky Program provides seed funding for new and imaginative ideas that demonstrate scientific merit and the potential to make […]

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David Barbic interviewed by Global News

January 22, 2020

Global interviewed David Barbic, a clinical professor in UBC’s department of emergency medicine, about his new research which showed most people don’t recognize the signs of a heart attack or opioid overdose. Click here to see the interview.

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EQUIP Study: Emergency Departments Have the Potential to Mitigate Health Inequities

December 17, 2019

  Emergency Departments (EDs) have the potential to mitigate health inequities people with complex health conditions, according to a new study protocol published in the BMC Health Services Research Journal. The EQUIP study will examine the impacts of an organizational-level health equity intervention in emergency departments. This project will help ED care providers improve the […]

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