News & Events

Research investigates effects of pre-birth exposure to anti-depressants in school-age childrenMarch 3, 2014New research, published by Dr. Tim Oberlander, CFRI Clinician Scientist, and Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Pediatrics, Read More >

Spotlight on the Chronic GVHD (Graft vs. Host Diseases) Research Laboratory at CFRIFebruary 27, 2014The Canadian National Transplant Research Program is supporting a project led by Dr. Kirk Schultz, Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT, Department of Pediatrics Read More >

A healthy scoop of support: resident’s tasty initiative brings colleagues togetherFebruary 17, 2014At B.C. Children’s Hospital, physicians see everything from broken bones to terminal illness, providing care while paying extra attention to communication. Read More >

Genetic discovery helps newborns beat a life-threatening conditionFebruary 13, 2014Dr. Clara van Karnebeek, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Biochemical Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics, has uncovered a genetic cause of excess ammonia in the blood of newborns, Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Jennifer SmittenWe are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jennifer Smitten, Clinical Instructor, with the Division of Critical Care. Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Tamara ZagustinJanuary 23, 2014We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Tamara Zagustin, to the Division of Developmental Pediatrics. Read More >

Welcome to Christine VelosoJanuary 21, 2014It is our pleasure to announce that Christine Veloso has accepted the position of Senior Director, Administration and Patient Care Services, UBC Department of Pediatrics and BC Children’s Hospital, effective January 31, 2014. Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Joseph TingJanuary 15, 2014Dr. Joseph Ting has been appointed to the position of Clinical Assistant Professor and is a Staff Neonatologist with the Division of Neonatology. Read More >

ResearchJanuary 9, 2014Clinical research is an essential part of the academic practice of medicine in a tertiary care teaching hospital. Read More >

EducationPediatrics is a four-year PGY1 entry program consisting of a core of three years and a fourth year which may be dedicated to General Pediatrics or the first year of a subspecialty program. Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Tommy GerschmanDecember 11, 2013We are pleased to welcome Dr. Tommy Gerschman to the Department of Pediatrics. Read More >

Welcome Dr. Brett SchreweDecember 5, 2013We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Brett Schewe to the Department of Pediatrics. Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Melissa PaquettePlease join us as we welcome Dr. Melissa Paquette to the Department of Pediatrics. Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Mia PradniukWe are pleased to welcome Dr. Mia Pradniuk to the Department of Pediatrics. Read More >

Dr. Stuart MacLeod receives the Knowledge Translation AwardDecember 4, 2013Dr. Stuart MacLeod, Professor, Department of Pediatrics Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Elizabeth GrantNovember 28, 2013We are pleased to welcome Dr. Elizabeth Grant to the Department of Pediatrics. Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. Judith G. HallNovember 18, 2013Please join us as we congratulate Dr. Judith G. Hall, Professor Emerita of Pediatrics and Medical Genetics Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Srinivas MurthyIt is with great pleasure that we introduce Dr. Srinivas Murthy to the Division of Critical Care. Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Karine KhatchadourianOctober 25, 2013We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Karine Khatchadourian to the position of Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, in the Division of Endocrinology. Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Janet GreenmanOctober 21, 2013We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Janet Greenman to the positions of Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program and Director, Resident Continuity Clinic, Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics. Read More >