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Congratulations to Drs. Dzung Vo, Joanna McDermid, Jake Locke and Ms. Sabrina Gill!

Congratulations to Drs. Vo, McDermid, Locke and Ms. Gill, members of the MARS-A Mindfulness Awareness and Resilience Skills for Adolescents program (MARS-A) at BC Children’s Hospital. The MARS-A Team were awarded the PHSA+ Award for 2018. The PHSA+ Awards were created with a goal of recognizing and celebrating the passionate contributions our staff make to […]

Congratulations to Dr. Niranjan “Tex” Kissoon!

Dr. Kissoon is a recipient of the Society of Critical Care Medicine Presidential Citation Award. This award honors the extraordinary contributions of time, energy and resources to the Society of Critical Care Medicine during 2018. Congratulations Dr. Kissoon!

Dr. Hal Siden Featured in Today’s Parent Magazine

Congratulations to Dr. Hal Siden, PI of the Optimizing the Management of Pain and Irritability in Children with Severe Neurological Impairment project, for being featured in an article published by Today’s Parent on Oct. 4th. Read about ‘The children’s hospice that helps terminally ill kids really live‘ to learn more about his important work at Canuck Place.

Dr. Colin White | Celebration of Life, Nov 20 2018

You are invited to celebrate the life of Dr. Colin T. White on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 20th at 2:30pm at the Arbutus Club, 2001 Nanton Avenue in Vancouver. RSVP required. Please contact Alice So, Nephrology Division Secretary at, by phone (604) x5222, or in-person at K4-138. Do you have photos, memories, and/or […]

20th Anniversary Injury Prevention Symposium, Oct 1 2018

On Wednesday, October 10, the research symposium is open to all who are interested in hearing about the future of injury prevention in British Columbia. 20/20 Hindsight and Vision: Focusing on Injury and Violence Prevention in the Future will feature TEDx-style presentations from top researchers and influencers in injury prevention. This event is intended to shine […]

Congratulations Dr. Jeff Bishop!

Dr. Bishop is a recipient of a 2018 Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching from the Faculty of Medicine. This award recognizes excellence in teaching by clinical faculty members. [more] Congratulations Dr. Bishop!      

Welcome to Dr. Sarah Jassemi to the Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine!

Dr. Jassemi was born and raised in Ottawa, ON where she also completed her Bachelor of Science at the University of Ottawa. She obtained her MD at the University of British Columbia in 2013, and completed her pediatrics residency at the Alberta Children’s Hospital and the University of Calgary in 2016. She completed her subspecialty […]

Welcome to Dr. Amanda Li!

Dr. Amanda Li was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  She graduated from Dalhousie University medical school in 2010, and completed her Pediatrics residency and Pediatric Hematology-Oncology fellowship at the University of British Columbia.  Following this, she trained at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in the field of Cancer Immunotherapy and Bone Marrow Transplant, […]

Allergy Check

A food allergy occurs when the body’s immune system reacts unusually to a specific food. Though reactions are often mild, they can also be serious. It can be difficult to determine whether a symptom is an allergic reaction or caused by another factor – and this is why we created Allergy Check. This tool is […]