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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 […]

A Retrospective Look at 43 Years of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): How Did We Get Here From Where We Started?

Kenneth Lyons Jones, M.D. Dr. Kenneth Lyons Jones is a world-renowned pediatrician, dysmorphologist and researcher in the field of birth defects. He is a Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Dysmorphology and Teratology in the Department of Pediatrics at UC San Diego. Dr. Jones is considered to be the father of […]

Thank you for your contribution!

To Julie on her retirement: Dear Julie, You know you cannot avoid the poem I would write I’ll keep it short but cannot let you go slipping off into the night.   It’s been an amazing privilege working with you all these years From your colleagues and your patients, constant thanks for you I hear. […]

Canadian Paediatric Society Lifelong Learning in Paediatrics – Fall Course October 19-21, 2018, BANFF

Learn in the morning, enjoy free afternoons with family and friends! Fascinating topics: Serious bacterial infections, proton pump inhibitor, Kawasaki disease, irritable bowel syndrome, probiotics, antibiotics, Lyme disease, ‘hot topic’ discussions and interactive, cased-based workshops. Featured lecture: “New innovations in gene therapy” by Dr. Ronald Cohn, Toronto, Ont.   The event will be held at […]

Congratulations graduates of the Sauder Physician Leadership Program!

Drs. John Wu, Mumtaz Virji, Mark Chilvers and Sandesh Shivananda are the newest graduates from the Physician Leadership Program (PLP) at The Sauder School of Business The objective of this innovative program is to deliver the leadership knowledge, behaviours, and skills that senior physicians need to effectively engage in the planning, delivery, and transformation of our […]

Congratulations to Dr. Ruth Grunau!

Dr. Ruth Grunau is the 2018 Jeffrey Lawson Award for Advocacy in Children’s Pain Relief Dr. Ruth Eckstein Grunau is a Professor in the Neonatology Division, Dept. of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia (UBC), and Senior Scientist in the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. Dr. Grunau’s research in the past 10 years is world-known for establishing […]