Research News

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 […]

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 […]

Drs. Stenstrom, Sweet, and Tallon Receive $1,140,000 for Sepsis Research

Congratulations to Drs. John Tallon, Rob Stenstrom, and David Sweet, part of a team receiving $1,140,000 in CIHR funding for the Canadian Sepsis Research Network project “Improving Care Before, During and After Sepsis”. The project is led by PI Dr. Dr Alison Fox-Robichaud of McMaster University. The overall goal is to reduce sepsis-associated illness and […]