Awards

Dr. Moor-Smith receives the 2019 J.H. MacDermot writing award

Dr. Moor-Smith receives the 2019 J.H. MacDermot writing award

A big congratulations to Max Moor-Smith on winning the 2019 J.H. MacDermot writing award. The article was on “The world’s most poisonous mushroom, Amanitaphalloides, is growing in BC” [BCMJ2019;61:20-24]. Please click here view his BCMJ writing award.

Dr. Shavaun MacDonald received the 2020 Canadian Association for Medical Education Certificate of Merit Award.

Dr. Shavaun MacDonald received the 2020 Canadian Association for Medical Education Certificate of Merit Award.

Congratulations to Shavaun MacDonald on receiving the 2020 Canadian Association for Medical Education Certificate of Merit Award. This award recognizes her commitment to medical education in Canadian Medical Schools. She is a critical care and emergency physician in Victoria. She is also the residency program director for the UBC Basic Clinical Year Residency Program and […]

Kendall Ho and faculty members recognized for outstanding contributions to health research

Department of Emergency Medicine faculty member Kendall Ho and Lori Brotto and Peter Leung, professors in the UBC department of obstetrics and gynaecology, have been awarded the 2019 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Researcher Awards. The annual awards recognize faculty who have made significant contributions in basic science research in the areas of health and life […]

Jeff Brubacher receives CIHR Grant for Partnerships for cannabis policy evaluation

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.

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

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 […]

Jessica Moe Awarded Blue Sky Grant from BCCDC

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 […]

Distinguished Volunteer Award for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

Distinguished Volunteer Award for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

Congratulations to Jim Christenson who received the Distinguished Volunteer Award for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Here being honoured by the Dr. Andrew Piper, the Chairman of the H&S Board at the annual board and leadership meeting in Toronto, November 30, 2019.