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Better care in disasters for children with special healthcare needs

Dr. Esther Lee’s work is highlighted in the newest edition of Pathways Magazine. Her interests include advocacy for improved support of families with children with health complexity, improved communication in serious illness and in crisis, health improvement science, and humanity in medicine. Check out ‘Better care in disasters for children with special healthcare needs’ in […]

New Academic Faculty Appointment: Dr. Michael Hawkes

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Michael Hawkes to his new role as Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases commencing July 1, 2023. Michael Hawkes (BEng, McGill U; MD, U of Alberta; PhD, U of Toronto; DTM&H, Peru; FRCPC, Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases; Distinguished Researcher, Stollery Science Lab) is a clinician-scientist, based at […]

The BC Children’s Hospital Centre for Mindfulness

On June 15 2023, The BC Children’s Hospital Centre for Mindfulness Celebrated four years at the BC Children’s campus! The CFM Executive Committee, Council Members, partners and supporters gathered for a Mindful walking meditation at the Teck Acute Care Centre roof deck. The Centre for Mindfulness (CFM) aspires to support the co-creation of a “more […]

New Clinical Appointment: Dr. Kristel Hilarius

Meet Dr. Kristel Hilarius, she was born in the Netherlands, and studied Medicine at the University of Amsterdam. She continued her medical training in both Pediatrics and Anesthesia and Intensive Care at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. After working as an Anesthesiologist and Intensive Care specialist for 3 years in both the adult […]

New Academic Faculty position: Dr. Brett Schrewe

Dr. Brett Schrewe, Assistant Professor, Division of General Pediatrics, Island Medical Program is based out of Victoria, BC. Dr. Schrewe enjoys the diversity of his work as a consultant pediatrician and as an education researcher. He obtained his MDCM from McGill University, and completed his pediatrics residency at both McGill and UBC. He completed a […]

New Clinical Appointment: Dr. Sarah Riedlinger

Dr. Sarah Riedlinger is thrilled to announce her role at UBC as a Clinical Instructor in the Sunny Okanagan. After completing her Pediatrics training, and a fellowship in Endocrinology, at BC Children’s Hospital, she has set up private practice in Kelowna. She looks forward to providing her services in diabetes, endocrinology, and general pediatrics, to […]

Thank you!

Last night’s graduation and awards banquet was a smashing success. Over 220 people attended the event to celebrate our new graduates. A lot goes on behind the scenes to pull off an event of this size seamlessly. Thanks to the Education team for organizing a lovely event. This evening would not have been possible without […]

Leadership Update: Dr. Sharon Smile MBBS, DM (Paeds), MSc

We are excited to announce that Dr. Sharon Smile is our new incoming Division Head for Developmental Pediatrics, UBC & BCCH commencing Oct 1, 2023. Dr. Sharon Smile comes to us from Toronto where she is a Developmental Paediatrician at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, an Associate Professor at the Department of Paediatrics at the […]

2023 Professor-in-Residence, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Dr. Saleem Razack, MD, FRCPC, has been announced as the 2023 Professor-in-Residence by the Royal College.

Live 5-2-1-0 at BC Children’s Hospital: Report on Achievements (2016 – 2023)

Just released, Live 5-2-1-0 at BC Children’s Hospital: Report on Achievements (2016 – 2023) shares the heartfelt journey of the Live 5-2-1-0 team with their supporters and partners in spreading the 5-2-1-0 message at BC Children’s Hospital.   “We would like to extend our heartfelt thank you to all of the patients, families and staff […]