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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 […]

The Colonel Harland Sanders Allergy Clinic at BC Children’s Hospital

From left to right: Vanessa Abaya, Jocelyn Jia, Tess Erazo, Dr. Tiffany Wong, Dr. Allison Eddy, Jennifer Graham, John Jacob, Karen Karny, Bill Karny, Dr. Edmond Chan, Brendan Azzano, Lillian Hum, Lianne Soller, Nicole Lee, Linda Lemke, and Amy Wang.     The Colonel Harland Sanders Charities’ generous gift to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, will ensure that […]


In the spring of 2018, Dr. Wingfield Rehmus was appointed as the new Head for the Division of Dermatology. Dr. Rehmus is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and an associate member of the Department of Dermatology and Skin Science at UBC. She completed her medical school at Duke University; earned an […]


In April 2018, Dr. Julie Prendiville retired from her role as Head of the Division of Dermatology – a position that she held from 1990 – 2018. Dr. Prendiville is a Clinical Professor with the Department of Pediatrics and an internationally-renowned pediatric dermatologist who has published countless papers and book chapters. During her career, she […]

New Head appointed to the Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine

Dr. Dzung Vo was appointed as the new Head for the Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine in July 2018. He is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, and has been with the division since 2010. He earned his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and he completed his residency in […]


At the end of July 2018, Dr. Curren Warf will retire as the Division Head for the Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine and he will be sorely missed. The impact of his work has left a lasting legacy on our institution and the community. Dr. Warf is a Clinical Professor in the Department of […]

Congratulations Department of Pediatrics CIHR Grant Recipients!

Several faculty members from the Department of Pediatrics were awarded funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant Spring 2018 competition, Foundation and Team Grant competitions. [MORE] Congratulations Project Grant Recipients! From left to right: Dr. Angela Devlin, Dr. Anne R. Synnes, Dr. Bruce Bjornson, Dr. George Sandor, Dr. Kevin Harris, Dr. Manish Sadarangani, […]

Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Bishop!

Dr. Bishop is a recipient of the 2018 Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching from UBC. The Clinical Faculty Awards for Excellence in Clinical Teaching recognize Clinical Faculty members who have demonstrated excellence in clinical teaching at a Clinical Academic Campus. Three awards are available.  The awards, presented at the Faculty of Medicine Awards […]