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Congratulations to Dr. John Wu!

In March 2017, Dr. John Wu chaired the Canadian Inaugural Hemophilia Inhibitor Workshop. The workshop was made possible by an arms-length educational grant of US$ 112,000 from Shire; and organizational support from the UBC Centre for Blood Research. “The Department of Pediatrics extends its thanks to Dr. Wu for his patient care and service but […]

Congratulations to Dr. Joseph Ting!

Dr. Ting was presented with the Early Career Investigator Award in Women’s and Newborn Health Research from the Women’s Health Research Institute on Wednesday April 26th, 2017 at the 2nd Annual Women’s Health Research Symposium. Dr. Ting is a Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia This award is […]

David Speert’s Symposium: International Research Symposium Centred on Understanding and Preventing Infection in Children, April 27 & 28 2017

Sent on behalf of the Organizing Committee. The International Research Symposium Centred on Understanding and Preventing Infection in Children will be held at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute from April 27-28 2017. This research symposium is being held to celebrate the research career of  Dr. David Speert at BC Children’s Hospital and UBC over the past […]

Congratulations to Dr. Anne Junker

The Canadian Organization for Rare Diseases held their annual Rare Disease Day Awards Gala recognizing individuals and organizations that have made extraordinary contributions to the Canadian rare disease community on March 30th in Vancouver. MICYRN’s scientific director, Anne Junker, won the Scientific Leadership Award, which is presented to a distinguished researcher whose career represents a unique blend of scientific […]

Winners of the Celebrate Pediatric Research Day 2017

On Friday March 10th,  the UBC Department of Pediatrics held our Annual Celebrate Pediatric Research Day showcasing the research being done by our pediatric trainees.  It was a fantastic day, demonstrating a high standard of research and efforts being done across the various trainee levels.  Congratulations to everyone who came out to present their work! […]

Welcome to Dr. Iain Johnstone, Division Head, Critical Care

Dr. Iain Johnstone trained in Pediatrics and PICU in London before taking up a consultant post in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 2006. He was the Head of PICU at the Great North Children’s Hospital before taking on the role of Clinical Director at GNCH with a remit for the whole children’s hospital. Dr. Johnstone is a strong advocate of […]


Dr. Christine White, MD, MAT, is a graduate of the University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine. She completed her residency in pediatrics and chief residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. White’s interests and research focus on quality improvement. She has led hospital wide efforts to increase medication reconciliation completion. She is currently […]

Congratulations to Drs. Loock, Panagiotopoulos, and van Karnebeek, 2017 Women of Distinction Awards Nominees

YWCA Metro Vancouver is pleased to announce 85 outstanding nominees for the 34th Annual Women of Distinction Awards. The UBC Department of Pediatrics is well represented in the Health & Wellness and Research & the Sciences category. Congratulations to Drs. Loock, Panagiotopoulos, and van Karnebeek! For the full list, please visit: Health & Wellness […]

Congratulations to Dr. Dianna Louie!

Dr. Dianna Louie is the 2016 recipient of the Resident Doctors of Canada Puddester Award for Resident Wellness. Resident Doctors of Canada (RDoC) represents over 9,000 resident doctors across Canada. Established in 1972, we are a not-for-profit organization providing a unified, national voice for our members. RDoC collaborates with other national health organizations to foster […]