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2021 Faculty of Medicine Award Recipients

On November 1, 2021 Each year, the Faculty of Medicine recognizes faculty and staff members for excellence in teaching, research, administration, innovation and public service. Congratulations to our 2021 recipients from the Department of Pediatrics, they are: Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusiveness: Recognizes excellence in the area of equity, […]

Women+ and Children’s Health Sciences Graduate Program (WACH)

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 […]

World’s Best Specialized Hospitals 2022 – BC Children’s Hospital ranks #6

Last year, we looked at the best facilities in six specialities: cardiology, oncology, endocrinology, neurology, gastroenterology and orthopedics. This year we are proud to expand that to ten specialities. The ranking features the top 250 hospitals for cardiology and oncology, the top 150 for cardiac surgery and pediatrics and the top 125 each in endocrinology, […]

Congratulations Dr. Dzung Vo!

Dr. Dzung Vo is the 2021 recipient of the Dr. Judith Hall Award by the BC Pediatric Society! The Dr. Judith Hall Award recognizes excellence in research, policy development, community involvement and improving the status of or empowering pediatricians. “Dzung has been key to moving forward several initiatives that have become increasingly important in Pediatrics. […]

Congratulations Dr. Ruth Grunau!

Dr. Ruth Grunau has been awarded 2021 Aubrey J. Tingle Prize. Dr. Grunau, a professor in the faculty of medicine’s department of pediatrics, has been awarded the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Aubrey J. Tingle Prize. The award is one of several recently announced by Life Sciences BC which recognize the talented individuals […]

Congratulations CIHR Grant Recipients!

Congratulations to the BC Children’s and BC Women’s investigators who were awarded funding through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grants Spring 2021 competition. Our research community received more than $6 million in new research grants. [FULL ARTICLE WITH PROJECT LIST] A special shout out goes to: Dr. Bruce Vallance Dr. Catherine Biggs […]

Congratulations to Drs. Julie Bettinger & Stuart Turvey!

2021 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients have been announced and Drs. Julie Bettinger & Stuart Turvey’s contributions have been recognized. Each year, the Faculty of Medicine recognizes faculty members who exemplify exceptional contributions in the areas of education, research and/or service, and who are dedicated to advancing both the Faculty’s values and vision […]

Congratulations to Dr. Mariana Brussoni!

Dr. Mariana Brussoni has been appointed the Director for the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) effective August 1, 2021 until June 30, 2026. HELP is a collaborative and interdisciplinary research network based at the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH), UBC. Dr. Brussoni is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and SPPH, […]

Beyond the Classroom: Clinical Faculty Spotlight on Dr. Kirsten Miller

Get to know more about Dr. Kirsten Miller, Clinical Assistant Professor with the Department of Pediatrics, based out of Prince George, BC. She was recently featured in a new series entitled, Beyond the Classroom, where clinical faculty across the province are highlighted for the inspiring work they do training the next generation of doctors and […]

Congratulations to Drs. Sylvia Cheng, Paul Thiessen, and Tom McLaughlin!

The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) has announced its 2021 award winners, honouring those who demonstrate excellence in paediatric research, advocacy, health promotion and education. [MORE] The Department of Pediatrics was well represented in several categories, they are:   Certificate of Merit: For CPS members who have made outstanding contributions at the regional level. Dr. Sylvia […]