News & Events

Welcome to Dr. Claire Seaton to the Division of Respiratory MedicineAugust 7, 2016Dr. Seaton joined the department on August 1, 2016 as a Clinical Associate in the Division of Respiratory Medicine. Dr. Claire Seaton graduated from Oxford University Medical School in 2000 and did her residency and fellowship in London and Oxford specializing in General Pediatrics with a special interest in Respiratory Pediatrics and PICU. She has […] Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Stephany Quinn to the Division of NeonatologyDr. Quinn joined the department on August 1, 2016 as a Clinical Associate in the Division of Neonatology. Dr. Quinn completed her undergraduate education at Walsh University, North Canton, Ohio on soccer scholarship and she completed medical school at McMaster University in 2012 and completed her paediatric residency at UBC in 2016. Her long term […] Read More >

Award Recipients from the 2016 Annual Graduation & Awards BanquetJune 30, 2016Thank you to all that attended our 2016 Annual Graduation & Awards Banquet, sponsored jointly by the UBC Department of Pediatrics and the Pediatric Faculty. This event would not be possible without the generous support of our Recognition Fund contributors.               Congratulations to all award recipients! Read More >

BC Children’s Hospital Announces First – Ever Hudson Family Hospital Chair in Pediatric MedicineJune 29, 2016For Immediate Release  JUNE 27, 2016 – VANCOUVER BC – Dr. Allison Eddy, Chief of Pediatrics at BC Children’s Hospital, has been named the hospital’s inaugural Hudson Family Hospital Chair in Pediatric Medicine. This endowed chair, the first of its kind at BC Children’s Hospital, was made possible thanks to the incredible generosity and vision […] Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. Hal Siden, recipient of the 2016 BC Community Achievement AwardsJune 20, 2016“All British Columbians are inspired by those who lead by example, lending their time and talents in their community. Thank you to the 2016 recipients; your commitment and generosity make a real Difference in people’s lives” Premier Christy Clark Congratulations to Dr. Siden recipient of The BC Community Achievement award recognizing individuals who have made […] Read More >

The Pharmacy Informer – Spring 2016 EditionThe Spring 2016 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. The Spring edition includes: Benzodiazepines for Seizure Rescue Amoxicillin for Community Acquired Pneumonia Ivacaftor/lumacaftor: A New CFTR […] Read More >

Professional Grant Development WorkshopMay 13, 2016Taking place at the University of British Columbia Hosted by the Grant Training Center As a courtesy we would like to remind you to join us at our Two-day Professional Grant Development Workshop to be held at the University of British Columbia from May 12-13,2016. This intensive interactive workshop is perfect for those who wish […] Read More >

2016 Balding For Dollars – Featuring Dr Bjorn Baadjes!April 12, 2016  The annual “Balding for Dollars” event will take place May 14th at the BC Children’s Hospital. Visit the Balding For Dollars website for information on how to participate in the event. BCCH’s own Dr Bjorn Baadjes will be giving up his beloved locks to raise funds to support Oncology, Hematology, and BMT. You can help by […] Read More >

Vaccinology Research SymposiumSeptember 29, 2015On November 5th and 6th, join us at the Vaccinology Research Symposium at the Child and Family Research Institute to celebrate Dr. Scheifele’s 38 years of dedication to improving health through prevention of infections. Throughout his career, Dr. Scheifele’s contributions to research have garnered prestigious recognition. Career highlights include being inducted as an Officer of […] Read More >

The Janusz Korczak Lecture SeriesAugust 4, 2015The Janusz Korczak Association of Canada and the UBC Faulty of Education are proud to present the Janusz Korczak Lecture Series, commencing September 29th, 2015. Dr. Korczak was a paediatrician, an author, and a champion of child rights who perished during the Holocaust. The life of this moral exemplar is well-documented in Betty Jean Lifton’s […] Read More >

eHRR Seminar Series – Thursday, May 28 4:30pmMay 13, 2015Using Electronic Health Record Data in Research Are there Devils in those details? Morgan Price  MD, PhD, CCFP, Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Family Practice, Adjunct Faculty in Computer Science, Health Information Science and Software Engineering, University of Victoria.     Location: Multipurpose Room, Paetzold Health Education Centre Where: Jim Pattison Main Floor, Vancouver General […] Read More >

C&W Pharmacy Informer Returns!April 7, 2015After a 2 year hiatus, the C&W Pharmacy Informer has resumed publishing with editors Dean Elbe (PharmD,BCPP) and Karen Ng (PharmD,BCPS). Please click here to be taken to the winter 2015 newsletter. ** This newsletter is best viewed on screen since it has many interactive hyperlinks to online resources including abstracts and/or free full text […] Read More >

Visiting Scholar Lecture Session – February 19th, 2015February 13, 2015  Dr. Koraly Perez-Edgar, Associate Professor of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, will be visiting BCCH to give a special lecture titled “Attention as a Developmental Tether: Linking Early Temperament to Socioemotional Outcome.” Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Cyrus Boelman, Pediatric NeurologistJanuary 21, 2015Please join the Department of Pediatrics in welcoming Dr. Cyrus Boelman as Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Neurology. Dr. Cyrus Boelman was most recently the chief epilepsy fellow from 2012-2014 at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, where he also completed his paediatric neurology residency in 2012. He trained in medicine at University College […] Read More >

Ethics Service Brown Bag – Wed January 21, 2015 – 12:00 – 1:00pmJanuary 14, 2015You are invited to attend our next Ethics Services Brown Bag Journal Club scheduled for Wednesday January 21, 2015 from 12noon – 1:00pm in room V2-222, Clinical Support Building, BCCH.  This session will be available via Telehealth and we have attached a poster so that you can share this invite with your staff teams.   […] Read More >

“The Passions that Drive Academic Life” Speaker SeriesJanuary 7, 2015Green College and the UBC Association of Professors Emeriti are sponsoring a series of talks by emeriti about their academic careers in a series called “The Passions that Drive Academic Life.” All our welcome to join us at the Green College Coach House on January 20th at 5:00PM for Stephan Tredwell’s talk ““WHO SPEAKS FOR THE […] Read More >

Congratulations Dr. Shubhayan Sanatani – Division Head, Pediatric Cardiology and Medical Director, BCCH Heart CentreJanuary 5, 2015The Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine and Pediatric Medicine, BC Children’s Hospital are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Shubhayan Sanatani as the Head, Division of Pediatric Cardiology and Medical Director, BCCH Heart Centre, effective January 1, 2015. Dr. Sanatani obtained his MD from UBC in 1993, completed a […] Read More >

Letter of Invitation to Participate in Child and Maternal Health Knowledge TransferDecember 16, 2014  The Canada International Scientific Exchange Program ( has been successfully delivering its mission as a Canadian NGO in improving healthcare systems globally by capacity building and the development of networks of peaceful professional cooperation in the health sector for many years. Our emphasis has been on medical education and training through knowledge transfer and […] Read More >

Congratulations Dr. Strahlendorf – Division Head, Hematology/OncologyAugust 13, 2014Caron Strahlendorf. MB.BCh. FCP, FRCPC Head, Division of Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation BC Children’s Hospital & Department of Pediatrics, UBC It gives us great pleasure to announce that Dr. Caron Strahlendorf has accepted the offer to become the next Head of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation, effective September 1, 2014. Caron was recruited to […] Read More >

CST Inspired Minds Learning ProjectJuly 15, 2014We are pleased to announce that the CST Inspired Minds Learning Project has granted an award to Read More >