Congratulations to the winners of the Herb Parkin awards for 2019!

The Herb Parkin Award is a yearly award given to a UBC Emergency Medicine Resident who has completed or at least made significant progress in a project that furthers an area of Emergency Medicine and also benefits the public. This year’s prize was awarded to Dr. Kevin O’Riordan, for his work with Hospital Preparedness for […]

Louise Cassidy Awarded Resident Innovation Fund

Congratulations to RCPS-EM resident, Louise Cassidy, who was chosen as a recipient of the Resident Innovation Fund from Resident Doctors of BC! The award of $2,500 is for her project “Post-shift road safety in British Columbia Medical Residents”. Louise developed and advanced this from an initial idea to a research project during the DEM “NERD Block”. […]

John Tallon receives The Dr. Charles Burns TAC Board Recognition Award

Congratulations to John Tallon who received the Dr. Charles Burns TAC Board Recognition Award at the Trauma Association of Canada 2019 Conference. The conference was held Feb 28-March 1, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta. To read more about the award details please visit the award recognition website.  

Dr. Quynh Doan Receives FoM Strategic Investment Funding

Dr. Quynh Doan Receives FoM Strategic Investment Funding

Image credit: @BCCHresearch Congratulations to Dr. Quynh Doan, Associate Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine, UBC Department of Pediatrics. She was a successful applicant to the Fall 2018 Strategic Investment Fund call. The Faculty of Medicine created the Strategic Investment Fund to advance the objectives of the faculty’s strategic plan, Building the Future.  Dr. Doan’s project is titled Helping […]

David Barbic Receives VCHRI Innovation and Translational Research Award

Congratulations to Dr. David Barbic for his recent VCHRI Innovation and Translational Research Award for his study, “Rapid agitation control with ketamine in the emergency department (RACKED): a randomized controlled trial”. When patients arrive at the emergency department (ED) agitated, aggressive and with potentially violent behaviour, it is paramount to find a way to address […]

Corinne Hohl Receives 2018 Health Professional-Investigator Award

Dr. Corinne Hohl recently won the MSFHR Health Professional-Investigator (HP-I) Award for her project “Implementing and evaluating ActionADE to transform medication safety”. The HP-I Award is designed to develop BC’s research talent and help decrease the gap between health research and its implementation. The awards support health professionals who are actively involved in patient care to […]

Jessica Moe Wins 2018 VCHRI Innovation and Translational Research Award

Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Moe, who recently received a $75,000 operating grant for her project “Identifying Subgroups and Risk Among Frequent Emergency Department Users”. The Innovation and Translational Research Award funds innovative research that will have an impact on patient care at VCH and/or PHC, provide savings for the health system at VCH and/or PHC.

Dr. Kendall Ho receives the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation Innovator’s Challenge Award for ED App

Congratulations to Dr. Kendall Ho and the UBC DigiEM team, who is working with a cross emergency department team in the lower mainland, including Drs. Wayne Choi, Chris Lee, Chad Kim Sing and Eric Grafstein. The team recently received an inaugural VGH + UBC Hospital Foundation Innovator’s Challenge award for their work developing an app which enhances […]