Welcome to the Research Section of the DEM Website. Here you will find information on research news and accomplishments involving DEM faculty & trainees, education, opportunities, support, and the impressively wide range of projects and programs DEM members are active in. Our hope is that this area of the Website will highlight our many achievements, support and encourage further academic excellence, and foster research collaborations both from within and from outside the DEM.

Dr. Frank Scheuermeyer
Clinical Associate Professor & Interim Research Director
UBC Department of Emergency Medicine

Research News

Research Leadership Update
September 8, 2020Dear 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. […] Read More >

Rural Emergency Services Research Symposium Proceedings
August 19, 2020The 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 […] Read More >

Jessica Moe Receives CAEP-SREMI Grants for buprenorphine/naloxone dosing Dosing Study
February 7, 2020Congratulations to Jessica Moe for winning a 2019/20 CAEP-SREMI Grants! This $5,000 Junior Investigator award will further her work on Buprenorphine/naloxone standard dosing and microdosing feasibility in the ED. More 2-19/20 CAEP Grant winners.   Read More >

BC Emergency Medicine Network Awarded 1.17M to Improve Emergency Care for Remote Indigenous Communities
January 30, 2020The Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR), through the Institute for Indigenous People’s Health (IIPH), announced funding to design an evaluation of emergency care solutions for four Nuu-chah-nulth Indigenous communities in BC. Emergency care is not adequate for many Indigenous communities in Canada. Many communities are far from hospital care. Many have only spotty nurse […] Read More >

Jim Christenson Receives Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) Funding
January 30, 2020Congratulations 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 […] Read More >

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