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Congratulations Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) Recipients!

The UBC Faculty of Medicine’s strategic plan, Building the Future, identifies 21 strategic objectives organized into four pillars: Education, Research, Organization, and Partnership. To enable investment in advancing the objectives, the Faculty created a Strategic Investment Fund of $2M per year. This Fund was made possible through the Program Budgeting and Marginal Analysis (PBMA) exercise. [MORE] Congratulations […]

Congratulations to Dr. Manish Sadarangani!

Dr. Manish Sadarangani is one of the recipients of the 2018 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar Program Awards. Recipients of the award are recognized for their efforts to improve the health of British Columbians. The MSFHR Scholar Program allows early-career researchers to establish an independent research career, build a leading research program, and expand their […]

Congratulations to recipients of the 2018 MSA Recognition and Achievement Awards!

The Medical Staff Association of Children’s and Women’s Hospital (MSA) presented the Recognition and Achievement Awards to several Department of Pediatrics faculty. These awards are held annually to spotlight medical staff at BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre for their contributions in delivering exceptional mentorship and care to colleagues and patients […]

Congratulations to Dr. Sandy Whitehouse!

Congratulations to Dr. Sandy Whitehouse, Clinical Associate Professor with the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Whitehouse was honoured to receive the Inspiring 50: Canada 2018 Award on Parliament Hill which celebrates inspirational female role models in tech and innovation. She is also a past Provincial Lead on Youth Health Transition BC, is passionate to improve healthcare by removing […]

Congratulations to Dr. Chris Loock!

Dr. Chris Loock was awarded the 2018 YWCA Woman of Distinction Award in the Health and Wellness category. Dr. Loock was nominated last year along with other faculty from the Department of Pediatrics: Dr. Dina Panagiotopoulos – Pediatric Endocrinologist, and Dr. Clara van Karnebeek – A Principal Investigator, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. Dr. Loock is […]

Workout to Conquer Cancer Team Challenge Update

  Congratulations to the Department of Pediatrics Workout to Conquer Cancer Team! Cumulatively they raised $1,462 11 individuals enrolled in the team challenge and made a commitment to be more active this past month. A big thank you to the team that worked so hard to help us honor the long service of Wendy Cannon to […]