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The Departments of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Pediatrics are collaborating on the development of an umbrella program for graduate student training in Women+ and Children’s Health Sciences (WACH). The term Women+ embraces women, transgender, and non-binary individuals. The WACH Program will offer new academic training opportunities for future Scientists including allied health care professionals, and […]
Our Provincial Mental Health Metabolic Team at BC Children’s Hospital is this year’s recipient of the PHSA 2020 Interprofessional Collaborative Practice & Nursing Awards. This multi-disciplinary team provides specialized management for children and youth with mental health and endocrinology or metabolism complications such as weight gain, elevated insulin and blood sugar levels, high blood pressure […]
Clinical Care for Homeless, Runaway and Refugee Youth: Intervention Approaches, Education and Research Directions
Clinical Care for Homeless, Runaway and Refugee Youth: Intervention Approaches, Education and Research Directions by Curren Warf (Author, Editor), Grant Charles (Author, Editor) is now available! Adolescent homelessness is a growing problem that results in a variety of health challenges. This text is a practical resource designed to promote effective interdisciplinary health and social care […]
On November 10th, 2020, the Board of the Global Sepsis Alliance elected Niranjan ‘Tex’ Kissoon as the new President of the Global Sepsis Alliance. Tex succeeds Konrad Reinhart, who co-founded and successfully led the GSA since its inception in 2010. Dr. Kissoon’s international work has included many areas of the world with limited resources and […]
Dr. Laura Sauvé is the recipient of the PCC 2020 COVID LEADERSHIP AWARD in honor her outstanding work during the pandemic. PCC wanted to acknowledge the deep appreciation they have for the priceless role that she played during these trying times. This year, the Pediatric Chairs of Canada (PCC) provided a unique opportunity to honor […]
The Division of Allergy & Immunology is excited to announce two big awards from the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: Dr. Catherine Biggs was awarded The CSACI Early Career Award which is presented to a CSACI Fellow, who has been working post-fellowship for five years or less, and has shown contribution to […]
Dr. Ian Pike was awarded the 2020 Award for Research from the Canadian Drowning Prevention Coalition for his social marketing campaign aimed at recreational boaters in BC. The Canadian Drowning Prevention Coalition was formed in response to the call to action from the World Health Organization’s 2014 report. Drowning is a multisectoral issue that requires […]
Dr. Quynh Doan has been appointed to the position of Director, Clinical Research starting Monday, October 26, 2020. Quynh is a pediatric emergency physician at BC Children’s Hospital with expertise in evaluating care at the pediatric emergency department, an investigator with the Evidence to Innovation Theme, and associate professor with UBC’s Department of Pediatrics. She […]
Each year, the Faculty of Medicine recognizes faculty and staff members for excellence in teaching, research, administration, innovation and public service. Congratulations to our 2020 recipients! We celebrate Drs. Sly, Meckler, Sadarangani and Brussoni for their contributions. Congratulations All!
Ottawa – 18 September 2020 The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) is pleased to unveil the list of individuals that were selected to join as Fellows for 2020. CAHS recognizes excellence in health sciences. Fellows have demonstrated, through their careers and lives, that they are committed to their field of expertise in many ways. […]