Dr. Ka Wai Cheung Wins CAEP Top New Investigator Award

Congratulations to DEM Assistant Professor Dr. Ka Wai Cheung for winning the CAEP 2013 Top New Investigator Award for her study titled: “Emergency Department Tobacco Cessation Counseling: Implementation and Evaluation of a Community Based Program – A Pilot Study”.

Dr. Peter Zed Wins CAEP Top Pediatric Abstract Award

Congratulations to DEM Associate Faculty Member Dr. Peter Zed for winning the CAEP 2013 Top Pediatric Abstract Award for his study titled: “Medication-Related Emergency Department Visits in Pediatrics: A Prospective Observational Study”.

Dr. Jill McEwen receives the 2013 Certificate of Merit Award

Congratulations to Dr. Jill McEwen for receiving this years 2013 Certificate of Merit Award! Please visit the CAME Website for more details on the award and to see the list of the award recipients

Dr. Afshin Khazei wins the UBC Innovation in CME/CPD Award

Congratulations to Dr. Afshin Khazei on winning the UBC Innovation CME/CPD Award! This award comes with a plaque, a $1000 prize and a notification in the BCMJ, the FoM newsletter, the UBC CPD Calendar and the UBC CPD Website.

Dr. Skinner and colleagues receive the 2013-2014 TLEF award

Congratulations to Dr. Skinner and his colleagues on the success of their application entitled, Emergency Department Ultrasound: An introduction to the ultrasound assisted physical exam for medical students, for funding from the TLEF 2013-2014. It is indeed a prestigious award!

Celebrating 25 Years of Service

We would like to personally acknowledge and congratulate four individuals who are being recognized this year by the Faculty of Medicine and Department of Emergency Medicine for their 25 years of service as clinical faculty. Dr. Bruce Campana Dr. Rua Mercier Dr. Robert Saunders Dr. Robert Street Thank you for your long service to emergency […]

Corinne Hohl attains a 5 year Salary award from CIHR as a New Investigator

We would like to congratulate Corinne Hohl for her success at attaining a 5 year Salary award from CIHR as a New Investigator. This is a significant achievement and recognition from peers and the federal government of the quality and value of Corinne’s work on Adverse Drug event recognition in the emergency department.

Tracy Pickett wins a SECOND Royal College award, the Detweiler Travelling Fellowship

Please join me in congratulating Tracy Pickett on winning a second Royal College award, the Detweiler Travelling Fellowship ($10,500) to acquire new knowledge or pursue research. Tracy is part way through a Master’s of Forensic Medicine degree at Monash University in Melbourne.  She will spend May 2013 at Monash to complete coursework at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine. Tracy is the first […]

Tracy Pickett wins the Royal College Professional Development Grant!

Please join me in congratulating Tracy Pickett for winning the Royal College Professional Development Grant ($4000) to support personalized and practical professional development. Tracy used it to support the month she committed to the DEM NERD Research Methodology course which she says she thoroughly enjoyed.

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

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 […]