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Congratulations Sabrina Gill, Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine!

Sabrina Gill, BSN, of the Youth Health Clinic in the Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine was recognized for her exemplary work over the years with the Award for Excellence in Nursing Practice on May 8, 2018! Sabrina has made many contributions over many years in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. With enthusiasm (and […]

Congratulations to Dr. Christine Loock, Division of Developmental Pediatrics!

“Children are not the people of tomorrow, but are people of today. They have a right to be taken seriously, and to be treated with tenderness and respect.” – Janusz Korczak Dr. Loock is the 2018 recipient of the Janusz Korczak Medal for Children’s Rights Advocacy. Dr. Christine Loock a Developmental Pediatrician at BC Children’s […]

Congratulations to Dr. Catherine Biggs!

In its second year, MSFHR is delighted to announce 12 health professional award recipients, including a nurse, a psychologist and physicians specializing in cancer, stroke, asthma and HIV. Dr. Biggs from the Division of Allergy & Immunology, was awarded funding for her project entitled “Improving outcomes through precision medicine for adults with primary immunodeficiency.” The MSFHR Health […]

Long Service Recognition Spring Tea & Ceremony, April 23 2018

This event recognizes employees and medical staff who reached 20+ year milestones in 2017. Image: Dr. Ralph Rothstein, Associate Head, Clinical Affairs and Dr. David Smith.

BMO Vancouver Marathon, Team Update – Division of Cardiology

Another great year – with more than 40 runners participating in BMO events it was a day full of stories. Here are the top 5 moments from team heart attack: 5) Everyone needs their own motivation…Jenny (ICU) spotted a guy in a chicken suit running ahead of her at 8km mark. Nobody wants to get […]

Congratulations BMO Vancouver Marathon Event Runners!

A big shout out to all the Department of Pediatrics runners that participated in this year’s BMO Marathon events. May 6 was another beautiful Vancouver day and we have some heartwarming news. Setting a personal goal for yourself and then having your family’s support can help keep your spirits up when the training kilometers seem […]

Dr. Ian Pike receives UBC President’s Award

UBC President Dr. Santa Ono formally recognized Dr. Pike and other Faculty Research Award recipients at a ceremony held at the Chan Centre on April 17, 2018. According to UBC’s Research and Innovation Office, the award is given to a faculty member “who has demonstrated outstanding service to the University and the community by actively […]

Join our Team for Workout to Conquer Cancer, May 1-31 2018

We are working out next month to honor the long service of Wendy Cannon to the Department of Pediatrics. This May we’ll be participating in Workout to Conquer Cancer presented by RYU Apparel, where we’ll be challenging ourselves to get moving every day of the month while fundraising in support of critical cancer research and enhancements to […]

UBC Department of Pediatrics awarded a 2018 Healthy Workplace Initiative Program (HWIP) Grant

The Healthy Workplace Initiatives Program (HWIP) is an annual fund available to UBC departments and units to support grassroots activities that promote well-being in the workplace. There were a total of 62 applications submitted, totaling over $130,000 for an available fund of $100,000.  Funding was awarded to 49 departments and units. In the Department of […]