Education News

UBC emergency medicine graduate Dr. Matt Douglas-Vail leads study on the association of forest fires with emergency department visits in BC

There is a probable association between air quality during forest fire season and emergency department visits for respiratory chief complaints, according to a new study led by UBC Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) RCPSC-EM graduate Dr. Matt Douglas-Vail.

Meet our 2023 Incoming Residents

The UBC Department of Emergency Medicine is honoured and excited to welcome an incredible group of new trainees to our RCPSC-EM Residency Program in July 2023.

Congratulations to our 2023 Graduating Residents

Meet the UBC Department of Emergency Medicine’s 2023 graduating residents!

UBC RCPSC-EM Residency Match Results 2022

We are thrilled to announce our 13 incoming residents following the CaRMS 2022 R-1 Main Residency Match. This year, we welcome residents from McMaster University, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Queen’s University, University of Alberta, University of British Columbia, and University of Ottawa across the four UBC Emergency Medicine sites throughout British Columbia.

UBC RCPSC-EM Residency Program Meet & Greet – February 16, 2022

PROGRAM-WIDE RCPSC-EM MEET & GREET: Join us Wednesday, February 16 for our final meet & greet of the year for UBC Emergency Medicine. This will be a small-scale, short session designed for you to get to know us—and for us to get to know you! All and any questions about our program, life at UBC, and emergency medicine are welcome. We look forward to having you!

UBC RCPSC-EM Residency Program February 2022 Meet & Greets

Register for the UBC RCPSC-EM Vancouver-site and program-wide Meet and Greets February 9 and 16, 2022!

Dr. David Barbic and Dr. Brian Grunau Receive a 2021 UBC Science Co-op Employer Recognition Award

We are excited to share that the UBC Science Co-op Program has selected Dr. David Barbic and Dr. Brian Grunau for the 2021 UBC Science Co-op Employer Recognition Awards in the Supervisor Awards category.

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.

Dr. Devon Mitchell Elected President of the Resident Doctors BC 2021-22

Congratulations to UBC Emergency Medicine RCPSC-EM Resident, Dr. Devon Mitchell on being elected president of the Resident Doctors of BC for the 2021/2022 year.

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 […]