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2017 Master Chef Challenge

On Friday, Sept 29 2017 members from the department of Pediatrics central administrative office had their Fall team-building event. Led by Cristel Moubarak, RD the event was a timed cooking challenge between 5 teams to create the most delicious and Instagram worthy dishes. More about our instructor Cristel Moubarak, RD can be found here: http://www.nutrifoodie.org/about.html

The Department of Pediatrics Team | The Pure Protein Night Race™

On Friday, September 21, 2017 the Department of Pediatrics Team raced in the Pure Protein Night Race™ It was a beautiful Fall night and a great team building event. The race will take runners through Stanley Park to create a moving celebration of light- a celebration that will continue at our post race party! Every […]

Congratulations to Dr. Colin White!

 The Wilma Crockett Memorial Award is an opportunity for the BC renal and kidney transplant community to recognize individuals who have made and outstanding contribution to patient care in this province. Dr. White is the recipient of the 2017 Wilma Crockett Award! Dr.  Colin White is a Pediatric Nephrologist who has been at BC Children’s […]

2017 Faculty of Medicine Award Recipients!

Congratulations to Drs. Hildebrand and Houghton recipients of the Clinical Faculty Teaching Award which recognizes clinical faculty members throughout BC who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and made an educational impact in a local community. MORE  

King of Children The Life and Death of Janusz Korczak

King of Children: The Life and Death of Janusz Korczak By Betty Jean Lifton Introductions by Elie Wiesel; Curren Warf and Alison A. Eddy • As featured in the major motion picture The Zookeeper’s Wife • Korczak gave his life to continue protecting the children in his care ORDER FORM

Congratulations to Dr. Edmond Chan!

This year’s recipient of the Jerry Dolovich Award for Contributions to Allergy and Clinical Immunology in Canada is Dr. Edmond Chan. This award is the most prestigious award given by the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Presentations will take place at the CSACI Annual Dinner on Saturday, October 14th, at 8:30 p.m. More […]

Victoria Cook honoured with the Kristin Sivertz Resident Leadership Award

Victoria Cook, a pediatric clinical immunology and allergy fellow at the Faculty of Medicine, has been selected as one of two recipients of the 2017 Kristin Sivertz Resident Leadership Award. This award was established to recognize residents who exemplify leadership within Canadian specialty education and encourage the development of future leaders in medicine. MORE Congratulations Victoria!

APLS: THE ADVANCED PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY COURSE

APLS: THE ADVANCED PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY COURSE Date: Friday, November 17, 2017 Location: BC Simulation Centre, BC Children’s Hospital Cost: $759 Website: https://ubccpd.ca/course/acls-apls-2017 Description: Learn to assess and manage critically ill children and detect an imminently toxic child and institute treatment without delay within the first hour of presentation to the ER. This course consists of […]

The Pharmacy Informer – Fall 2017 Edition

The Fall 2017 edition of the Pharmacy Informer is hot off the press! The Pharmacy Informer is a quarterly newsletter that contains important updates and highlights from the Children’s & Women’s Health Centre of BC, Department of Pharmacy. In This Issue of the C&W Pharmacy Informer: PT&N Committee Update Extended Interval Gentamicin in Neonates Long […]

‘Travelling roadshow’ brings better mental health assessment for kids to BC hospitals

The HEARTSMAP team is on the road, bringing better mental health assessment for kids to emergency departments (EDs) across BC. This summer and fall, the team will be visiting EDs in the Interior and Northern BC, providing two-hour on-site training sessions for clinicians on how to use the HEARTSMAP tool. In total, the tool will […]