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Left to right: Dr. Ting, Residency Program Director Dr. Clark, and Dr. Baylis

First Residents Graduate from Kelowna Residency Program Site

Congratulations to Dr. Jared Baylis and Dr. Daniel Ting on their recent graduation from the UBC RCPS-EM Kelowna Program Site! This is the inaugural graduation for the remote residency training site which began accepting residents in 2014. Dr. Ting has started working clinically at Vancouver General Hospital and BC Children’s Hospital. Dr. Baylis has started […]

Faculty Renewal Update: Substance Use and Addictions Faculty Member

The Department is very happy to announce that Jessica Moe has accepted the offer as a full-time funded academic faculty member within the Department of Emergency Medicine at UBC. This position was awarded to the Department from the Faculty of Medicine to focus on Substance Use and Addictions. Jessica is highly qualified and is already […]

Dr. Julian Marsden is awarded the 2019 David Haughton Leadership Award!

Dr. Julian Marsden is awarded the 2019 David Haughton Leadership Award! Julian was awarded the 2019 David Haughton Leadership Award which “Recognizes the exemplary achievements of Dr. Julian Marsden as a Physician, Leader, and Teacher in the Section of Emergency Medicine of Doctors of British Columbia”. Emergency Medicine in BC has been and continues to […]

Dr. Kevin Clark new RCPS Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director

We are pleased to announce and to congratulate Dr. Kevin Clark as the new RCPS Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director effective June 1, 2019. This is a new position only in that it is now separate from the distributed Associate Director positions in Vancouver, Fraser, the Interior and Vancouver Island. We are grateful to Brian […]

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 […]

Gary Andolfatto Finds Ketamine Alleviates Acute Pain During Ambulance Rides

Gary Andolfatto Finds Ketamine Alleviates Acute Pain During Ambulance Rides

  In his recent study, published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Andolfatto and his colleagues found when ketamine is added to nitrous oxide and administered intranasally, it provides clinically significant pain reduction and improved comfort for patients. “We now have the science to show us that it can be used effectively and safely […]