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Nominations are now open for the 2023 Dr. Parminder Singh Award of Distinction

This award recognizes the vital relationship between community and hospital-based pediatricians and sub-specialists that plays a significant role in the health outcomes of BC children and youth. MORE: Learn more about Dr. Caron Strahlendorf, recipient of the 2022 Dr. Parminder Singh Award of Distinction. MORE:

Nominations are now open for the BC Pediatric Society 2023 Dr. Judith Hall Award

Nominations are now open for the BC Pediatric Society 2023 Dr. Judith Hall Award. See: Learn more about Dr. Kirsten Miller, recipient of the BC Pediatric Society 2022 Dr. Judith Hall Award. See:

Let’s celebrate!

On Jan 16 2023, at the 2022 UBC Faculty of Medicine Awards Reception, several faculty members from the Department of Pediatrics were celebrated for their excellence and contributions to the community. Faculty members granted awards in 2021, were also acknowledged for the impact of their hard work and dedication. Congratulations all.

A mindful approach to confront racial injustice and work towards healing

Reflecting on 2022, one of the most beautiful and heartfelt groups to emerge from our hospital community is the book club studying, The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness authored by Rhonda V. Magee. Dr. Magee is a professor of law at the University of San Francisco, and […]

2023 Faculty & Staff Appreciation Brunch

Faculty and staff from the administrative offices of the Department of Pediatrics welcomed in the New Year with a hearty family style brunch on Jan 17th hosted by Dr. Steven Miller.

Challenge accepted!

This year, we have 3 teams competing in the 2023 ‘Walk for Joy’ challenge beginning January 30 until Apr 2 2023. Staff and faculty will compete against each other and other UBC teams in this engaging challenge that promotes regular fitness in social settings. Good Luck All! Dept of Pediatrics – Les Piediatrics Michelle Man […]

2022 Faculty of Medicine Awards Reception

On Jan 16 2023, several Department of Pediatrics faculty were acknowledged for their excellence and contributions to the community. Recognition was given to the winners of the 2022 Faculty of Medicine Awards and for awards granted in 2021. See: 2022 Awards Reception booklet and 2021 Awards and Significant Honours report           […]

Our global health electives are a distinguishing feature for our residents

Did you know that the Department of Pediatrics and the pediatrics residency program at UBC have an interest in social pediatrics and the health of vulnerable children and youth? Residents have opportunities to engage in resident- driven local health advocacy projects, outreach programs within Western Canada (including Whitehorse, Smithers/Hazelton, Hartley Bay, and Haida Gwaii), and […]

Reconnect and celebrate with the Healthy Starts community!

Registration open until 12pm January 24th: Submit your abstract until 12pm January 13th: More: Queries:  Becci Venema (hear it) Ph.D. (she/her) Healthy Starts Theme Research Manager

One-on-One with Steven Miller

One-on-One is a series aimed at getting ‘behind the scenes’ with senior leadership in the Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Steven Miller’s interest in science and humanism prompted him to study medicine. As a medical student, he travelled to Ghana for a research elective and was assigned to the pediatric ward of a large hospital. He vividly […]