The Special COVID-19 Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) was made available for strategic projects related to COVID-19 and the ways in which the Faculty of Medicine’s education, research, organization, and partnerships have changed, are changing, or could change in response.
There were two rounds of funding with nearly 50 submissions of proposals. As a result, 20 proposals were awarded funding with a total allocation of $1.5m. [MORE]
The Department of Pediatrics was awarded 4 out of 20 proposals funded!
COVID-19 Immunology Consortium-BC
Lead: Manish Sadarangani, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Director, Vaccine Evaluation Centre, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute
Optimization of Practice for Medical Trainees through Simulation
Lead: Vi Ean Tan, Clinical Instructor, Department of Pediatrics
Virtual Health Pediatric Residency Engagement Initiative
Lead: James Lee, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Deepening Our Collective Roots through Intentional WellBEing
Lead:Michelle Man, Communications Coordinator, Department of Pediatrics