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King of Children The Life and Death of Janusz Korczak

King 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

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 […]

Victoria Cook honoured with the Kristin Sivertz Resident Leadership Award

Victoria 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!


APLS: THE ADVANCED PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY COURSE Date: Friday, November 17, 2017 Location: BC Simulation Centre, BC Children’s Hospital Cost: $759 Website: 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 […]

The Pharmacy Informer – Fall 2017 Edition

The 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 […]

‘Travelling roadshow’ brings better mental health assessment for kids to BC hospitals

The 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 […]

Congratulations to Dr. Manish Sadarangani!

Dr. 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 […]

Welcome to Dr. Catherine Biggs!

Dr. 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 […]

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 […]

Congratulations to Dr. Alison Lee!

Dr. 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!