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Melanoma & Skin Cancer Awareness

Dr. Wingfield Rehmus and several residents and fellows co-authored, Pediatric Dermatology: A Primer by Dr. Wingfield Rehmus, MD, MPH, a valuable resource, which is free for download at The manual covers the basics of treating common skin conditions like Melanoma and Cancer in children, adolescents, and adults and it is meant to accompany rotation […]

Meet the Community, May 29 2023

CIHR-III and the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, UBC will be hosting a ‘Meet the Community Event’ on Monday, May 29 2023 to highlight four talented early career researchers. A Q&A panel, trainee poster session, and reception will follow. More: Please register in advance: Cross-posted with permission.

Anti-Racism Awareness Week BC

DYK, the Province of British Columbia has proclaimed May 22-26, 2023 as Anti-Racism Awareness Week? This week holds the opportunity for British Columbians to become educated about B.C.’s diverse culture, reflecting on biases, celebrating differences, and standing together against racism. Check out some of the amazing work of by our faculty in advancing equity in […]

Congratulations Dr. Anne Junker!

Congratulations to Dr. Junker, the 2023 recipient of The Michael Smith Health Research Leadership & Advocacy Award! Dr. Junker, Associate Professor Emerita, UBC and Principal at UBC Emeritus College has contributed over four decades of work in clinical practice and clinical trials-related activities in pediatrics. This award recognizes Dr. Junker’s extraordinary leadership contributions to the […]

Congratulations to Dr. Richard A. Schreiber!

Dr. Schreiber is the recipient of the 2022 CASL-CLF Sass Kortsak Lecture Award from the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver (CASL). This award is given out every 2 years to a pediatric hepatologist who has made significant career contributions to the liver health of children. Dr. Schreiber’s career as a pediatric hepatologist […]

The Senior Pediatric Spring Luncheon

The Pediatric Seniors Group met up on May 5th at the Arbutus Club to enjoy a healthy lunch and lively group updates. DYK, our senior retired physicians have been gathering for over 20 years? Past chairpersons of the group include, Drs. Rob Hill and Judy Hall. Dr. David Smith, now organizes the bi-annual luncheons and […]

Congratulations to Dr. Steven Miller, 2023 recipient of the James H. Graham Award of Merit

Dr. Miller is the 2023 recipient of the James H. Graham Award of Merit from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Steven Paul Miller, MDCM MAS FRCPC is a renowned physician-scientist leader, whose brain-imaging studies of critically-ill newborns identified the power of the early-life intensive care unit experience to shape the trajectory […]

Dr. Quynh Doan appointed Associate Dean, Research, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, UBC Faculty of Medicine & Senior Executive Director, BCCHR

A message from Robert McMaster, Vice Dean, Research and Jana Davidson, Chief Medical Officer, BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre. We are delighted to announce that Dr. Quynh Doan has been appointed Associate Dean, Research, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHR), UBC Faculty of Medicine and the Senior Executive Director, BCCHR […]

Faculty Spotlights – Celebrating National Physicians’ Day | May 1, 2023

National Physicians’ Day is dedicated to recognizing and supporting those who serve in the profession of medicine. It is celebrated on May 1st annually and honors the birthday of Dr. Emily Stowe, the first female physician to practice in Canada. Learn more about our 2023 faculty spotlights: Drs. Marie-Noelle Trottier-Boucher, Anamaria Richardson, and Caron Strahlendorf. […]