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Improving the early diagnosis of neonatal sepsis in MalawiNovember 27, 2017Congratulations to Dr. Lavoie and his team for their mobile phone app to improve the diagnosis of sepsis in infants in Malawi. Dr. Lavoie’s project is one of 20 Canadian projects that have won funding through Grand Challenges Competition, which is awarding $2 million to Canadian innovators with ideas that address issues of child and […] Read More >

Congratulations Dr. Lori Tucker!November 10, 2017Dr. Lori Tucker is the recipient of the 2017 Dr. Parminder Singh Award from the BC Pediatric Society. Dr. Tucker is an Investigator at BC Children’s Hospital and Clinical Professor, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia. The award comes with a $1000 cheque which was presented on Nov 3 2017. Congratulations […] Read More >

Congratulations Dr. Kirk Schultz!Dr. Kirk Schultz is the recipient of the 2017 Dr. Judith Hall Award from the BC Pediatric Society. Dr. Schultz is the Director, Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program, Co-Lead, Childhood Cancer & Blood Research Group, and Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia. The award comes with a $500 […] Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Ronsley!November 7, 2017Dr. Ronsley is 1 of 3 trainees awarded the Dr. John Dupré Award. The Resident Clinical Case/Research Project Poster Award includes a $500 honoraria and certificate awarded to trainees who have presented the highest ranked oral or poster clinical research projects or resident poster clinical vignettes at the CSEM (Canadian Society of Endocrinology & Metabolism) Annual Professional Conference in […] Read More >

Happy Halloween from the Dept of Pediatrics!November 1, 2017 Read More >

Reflections on an Academic Career, Dr. Judith G. Hall, Professor Emeritus, Departments of Medical Genetics and PediatricsOctober 31, 2017Dr. Judith G. Hall Professor Emeritus, Departments of Medical Genetics and Paediatrics, University of British Columbia and BC Children’s Hospital Friday, November 3, 2017 11:00 am Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory, AERL Theatre (120) 2202 Main Mall MAP TO LECTURE THEATRE Little is available in the academic literature about academic career development, This talk will provide […] Read More >

2017 Master Chef ChallengeOctober 10, 2017On 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 Read More >

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 […] Read More >

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 […] Read More >

2017 Faculty of Medicine Award Recipients!October 5, 2017Congratulations 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   Read More >

King of Children The Life and Death of Janusz KorczakKing 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 Read More >

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 […] Read More >

Victoria Cook honoured with the Kristin Sivertz Resident Leadership AwardVictoria 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! Read More >

APLS: THE ADVANCED PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY COURSESeptember 13, 2017APLS: 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 […] Read More >

The Pharmacy Informer – Fall 2017 EditionSeptember 7, 2017The 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 […] Read More >

‘Travelling roadshow’ brings better mental health assessment for kids to BC hospitalsSeptember 6, 2017The 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 […] Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. Manish Sadarangani!July 31, 2017Dr. Manish Sadarangani named Sauder Chair in Pediatric Infectious Diseases Congratulations to Dr. Manish Sadarangani on his recent appointment as the Sauder Chair in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of British Columbia. Funded by a donation from the Sauder Family, the Chair supports research to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of childhood infectious […] Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Catherine Biggs!July 10, 2017Dr. Biggs graduated from UBC Medicine in 2011. She then completed her Pediatrics Residency and Allergy/Immunology Fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. As a trainee in Boston, she received the Frederick H. Lovejoy Jr. Residency Award and performed translational research on primary immunodeficiencies and immune dysregulatory syndromes. Dr. Biggs will be joining the […] Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. Brett Schrewe!Two UBC doctoral students, Stephanie Lake (Faculty of Medicine) and Brett Schrewe (Faculty of Education), have received the prestigious 2017 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Doctoral Scholarship. They are the 22nd and 23rd recipients of this scholarship from UBC since its inception, and Brett is the first from educational studies. To learn more about Dr. Schrewe and the […] Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. Alison Lee!June 21, 2017Dr. Alison Lee is this year’s recipient for the 2017 Outstanding Achievement by a Resident from BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. “It is wonderful that your hard work, dedication, and research productivity is being recognized. We are all very proud of your achievement!” –  Dr. Lori Tucker, Director,  UBC Pediatric Resident Research Program Congratulations Dr. Lee! Read More >