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The 7th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity – Beyond the Clinic

October 25-17, 2018 The Westin Calgary, AB, Canada CALL FOR ABSTRACTS! This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 7th conference will focus on a range of topics that impact the prevention and treatment of obesity beyond the clinic setting, considering the broader social […]

Congratulations to Drs. Turvey, Carleton, Van Karnebeek, and Sadarangani!

Bringing the benefits of genomics and precision medicine to BC kids BC Children’s Hospital’s role as a national leader in the field of pediatric precision health was highlighted this week with the announcement of the result of Genome Canada’s 2017 Large-Scale Applied Research Project (LSARP) competition. [MORE]

Chat n Chew Health Speaker Series – noon hour for a brown bag lunch series led by qualified health professionals

SERIES GUEST SPEAKER Marisa is a BCRPA Personal Trainer and owner of Motivated Movement Personal Training. She has certifications in weight training, kettle bells, yoga, & older adult training. She loves working with her clients to develop a program that suits their needs and skill level. She has experience working with clients from 25-87 and with a […]

15th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine update event taking place May 4th – 5th at UBC Robson Square

Registration is now open for the popular annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update!  15th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update May 4-5 (Fri-Sat) |UBC Robson Square| Vancouver BC Target audience: pediatricians, emergency physicians, family physicians, allied health professionals & residents Up to 12.5 MOC Section 1 credits/ Mainpro+ Program Content: Register: Highlights: New and […]

New Concussion Awareness Training Tool website (CATT) Website Launched

What do you know about concussions? Dr. Shelina Babul’s cattonline contains courses and information on recognition, treatment, and management of concussion. Parents, coaches, health care providers, and school professionals can now access the latest information on concussions on the refreshed Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) website. The three toolkits—CATT for Medical Professionals, CATT for Parents, […]

Congratulations Dr. Christine Loock!

The RICHER* Social Pediatrics Initiative has been selected as the 2017 winner of the John F. McCreary Prize which recognizes and promotes interprofessional teamwork in the health and human service professions. The award will be handed out the UBC Health Annual Awards reception in February at UBC. *Responsive, Intersectoral-Interdisciplinary Child-Community, Health, Education and Research Congratulations […]

Congratulations to Dr. Shazan Ahmed!

Drs. Shazan Ahmed, Kendall Ho and Matthias Gorges are the recipients of $200,000 from a CIHR grant to support the development of Live 5-2-1-0. Live 5-2-1-0 is an evidence-based message promoting four simple guidelines for raising healthy children. Through the Live 5-2-1-0 message, SCOPE is supporting communities as they take action across all sectors to build healthy […]