Research News

Critical appraisal templates now available on DEM website

Critical appraisal templates now available on DEM website It is recommended that whenever possible Journal Club presenters use a standardized template to organize their review. To facilitate this, templates have now been posted on the Journal Club section of the DEM website from the UK “Critical Appraisal Skills Program”. These are the same templates that […]

Dr. Terry Klassen will be visiting professor for 2013 EM Research Day

The DEM is pleased to announce that Dr. Terry Klassen, Director of Research for the Manitoba Institute of Child Health and Associate Dean Academic at the University of Manitoba, has agreed to be the Visiting Professor for 2013 UBC EM Research Day on April 10, 2013. Dr. Klassen is an internationally known and highly respected […]

Dr. Gary Andolfatto’s paper in top 25 annals of EM downloads

Congratulations to DEM Faculty Member and ED Research Director at Lion’s Gate Hospital Dr. Gary Andolfatto. From April-June 2012, the full text of Gary’s paper, “Ketamine-Propofol Combination (Ketofol) Versus Propofol Alone for Emergency Department Procedural Sedation and Analgesia: A Randomized Double-Blind Trial,” was among the top 25 downloads from the Annals of Emergency Medicine website. […]

Dr. Sandra Jenneson wins CJEM humanities writing award

Congratulations to UBC RCPS-EM Resident Dr. Sandra Jenneson for winning the 2012 CAEP Penelope Gray-Allan Memorial CJEM Award. This national award is given to the best “Humanity” article submitted by a Canadian Resident in an RCPS-EM or CFPC-EM Residency program. The full text of Sandra’s winning submission is available in the May 2012 issue of […]

Dr. Corinne Hohl wins ACEP Best Paper Award

Congratulations to DEM Faculty Member Dr. Corinne Hohl. Corinne is leader of the DEM Strategic Initiative on Recognizing and Mitigating Adverse Drug Events in the ED and received the Best Paper Award at the Research Forum of ACEP 2011 in San Francisco for the following presentation: “Clinical Decision Rules to Improve the Detection of Adverse […]