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Critical appraisal templates now available on DEM website

November 13, 2012

Critical appraisal templates now available on DEM website It is recommended that whenever possible Journal Club presenters use a standardized template to organize their review. To facilitate this, templates have now been posted on the Journal Club section of the DEM website from the UK “Critical Appraisal Skills Program”. These are the same templates that […]

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Congratulations to Rod McFadyen in his new role as UBC Specialty Medical Director/CPD Educator and Royal College CPD Educator Region 1

October 26, 2012

Congratulations to Rod McFadyen in his new role as UBC Specialty Medical Director/CPD Educator and Royal College CPD Educator Region 1. Rod works with the Victoria group and has a long interest and experience in education at all levels. We are indeed honoured to pleased for Rod. He will be an exceptional professional education leader and a […]

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Dr. Terry Klassen will be visiting professor for 2013 EM Research Day

September 4, 2012

The DEM is pleased to announce that Dr. Terry Klassen, Director of Research for the Manitoba Institute of Child Health and Associate Dean Academic at the University of Manitoba, has agreed to be the Visiting Professor for 2013 UBC EM Research Day on April 10, 2013. Dr. Klassen is an internationally known and highly respected […]

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Dr. Gary Andolfatto’s paper in top 25 annals of EM downloads

August 27, 2012

Congratulations to DEM Faculty Member and ED Research Director at Lion’s Gate Hospital Dr. Gary Andolfatto. From April-June 2012, the full text of Gary’s paper, “Ketamine-Propofol Combination (Ketofol) Versus Propofol Alone for Emergency Department Procedural Sedation and Analgesia: A Randomized Double-Blind Trial,” was among the top 25 downloads from the Annals of Emergency Medicine website. […]

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Dr. Sandra Jenneson wins CJEM humanities writing award

June 4, 2012

Congratulations to UBC RCPS-EM Resident Dr. Sandra Jenneson for winning the 2012 CAEP Penelope Gray-Allan Memorial CJEM Award. This national award is given to the best “Humanity” article submitted by a Canadian Resident in an RCPS-EM or CFPC-EM Residency program. The full text of Sandra’s winning submission is available in the May 2012 issue of […]

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Dr. Corinne Hohl wins ACEP Best Paper Award

December 1, 2011

Congratulations to DEM Faculty Member Dr. Corinne Hohl. Corinne is leader of the DEM Strategic Initiative on Recognizing and Mitigating Adverse Drug Events in the ED and received the Best Paper Award at the Research Forum of ACEP 2011 in San Francisco for the following presentation: “Clinical Decision Rules to Improve the Detection of Adverse […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Ka Wai Cheung for her success in receiving the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Mentored Clinical Scientist Award.

March 31, 2011

This is a significant achievement and a major step in Ka Wai’s academic career. Her focus will be on smoking cessation in patients seen in the emergency department and we wish her the best of success. The link at the UBC website is: http://www.med.ubc.ca/about_us/Awards_and_Honours.htm

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Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Plant for being chosen as the recipient of the Faculty of Medicine Award for Innovation in CME/CPD

March 31, 2011

This award recognizes outstanding innovation and/or creativity with original work in the area of CME/CPD programming. Dr. Plant’s award is a very positive reflection on the Department of Emergency Medicine.

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UBC Emergency Medicine Contributing to the Success of the 2010 Olympics

February 9, 2010

The Vancouer 2010 Olympics are finally here and the gargantuan effort of bringing the world to Vancouver could not have happened without the desire, dedication and drive of many individuals. Many of the faculty and staff of the Department of Emergency Medicine have contributed to a number of different aspects of the 2010 Olympic Games. […]

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