Articles or Resources fro the Research Programmes

Dr. Brian Grunau receives funding from the COVID-19 Immunity Task Force

We are proud to share that Dr. Brian Grunau has received $2.1 million of funding from Public Health Agency of Canada’s COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF) funding opportunity, for his research project entitled COVID-19 Occupational Risks, Seroprevalence and Immunity among Paramedics in Canada (CORSIP Canada)! The funding from CITF is part of an opportunity related […]

Adoption of Contactless Sensors for COVID-19 Patients

UBC Emergency Medicine Professor, Dr. Kendall Ho, was recently awarded funding to facilitate clinical adoption of contactless sensors for COVID-19 patients. The grant is provided by the Government of Canada National Research Council (NRC). Contactless technologies can complement and support clinical diagnosis and decision making during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Patients can conveniently remain in […]

Dr. Brian Grunau and Dr. Jim Christenson published in the Journal of the American Medical Association

Dr. Brian Grunau and Dr. Jim Christenson published in the Journal of the American Medical Association

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Grunau and Dr. Jim Christenson on their recent publication in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)! The study, entitled Association of Intra-arrest Transport vs Continued On-Scene Resuscitation With Survival to Hospital Discharge Among Patients With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest, set out to determine whether intra-arrest transport compared with continued on-scene […]

Dr. Jessica Moe receives funding for new COVID-19 mental health and substance use research

UBC Emergency Medicine Assistant Professor, Dr. Jessica Moe, is the nominated principal applicant for a new study addressing the mental health and substance use crisis emerging as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The study, Preventing Opioid Deaths due to COVID Related Increase in Smoking Illicit Substances (Preventing OD CRISIS), is a collaboration between the […]

Dr. Jim Christenson featured in UBC Today’s ‘Research in Focus’

‘Research in focus’ is a new regular UBC Today feature about UBC’s talented researchers and their incredible work. UBC Emergency Medicine Department Head, Dr. Jim Christenson, was part of the first ever ‘Research in focus’ piece! Go on a short journey of exploration with Dr. Jim Christenson, who focuses on improving survival from sudden unexpected […]

Research Leadership Update

Dear colleagues, The UBC Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) is pleased to announce that Associate Research Director, Dr. Frank Scheuermeyer, has accepted the role of Interim Research Director effective September 1, 2020. Dr. Scheuermeyer will also be taking on the role of Innovation Program Lead for the BC Emergency Medicine Network (BC EM Network).   As Dr. […]

Rural Emergency Services Research Symposium Proceedings

The Rural Health Services Research Network of British Columbia (RHSRNbc) hosted a research symposium focused on rural emergency services in partnership with the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc), and the EM Medicine Network on June 7th, 2018. 30 participants consisting of academics, health administrators and leaders, physicians, key people from the Ministry of Health and health authorities in […]

Jim Christenson Receives Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) Funding

Congratulations to Dr. Jim Christenson, who recently received funding through the 2019 UBC Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) competition. Dr. Christenson leads the Resuscitating More Patients from Sudden Unexpected Death: Transformative Research cluster. The cluster will receive $197,000 in GCRC funds and $30,000 in Trainee Stipend funds for two years. Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters […]