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Expanding the Impact of 3D Printing and Virtualization on Orthopedics Surgery across BC

Surgical wait times in B.C. are a recognized challenge, particularly given the backlog from the pandemic. Advanced surgical planning and patient-specific instrumentation can improve both the efficiency and quality of care in myriad of ways – and emerging technologies are accelerating the transformation. Congratulations to the Digital Lab at BC Children’s Hospital! The Digital Lab […]

2023 AAP – BC Chapter Special Achievement Award

On Oct 25 2023, at the BC Pediatrics Society Annual AGM, The American Academy of Pediatrics, BC Chapter, awarded Dr. Matt Carwana with the ‘2023 AAP – BC Chapter Special Achievement Award’ for his exceptional work and advocacy for children’s health and wellness in BC. The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics is to […]

2023 BC Pediatric Society awards

Last night, the BC Pediatric Society had the honour of presenting the 2023 Dr. Parminder Singh Award to Dr. Wingfield Rehmus, the 2023 Dr. Judith Hall Award to Dr. Paul Thiessen, and the 2023 AAP – BC Chapter Special Achievement Awards to Dr. Richard Stanwick and Dr. Matthew Carwana. Congratulations to all of the deserving […]

New provincial funding supports research to improve pain management for B.C. children

Dr. Catrina Loucks is among the recipients of new funding from the B.C. government for her research aimed at improving pain management for vulnerable B.C. children, including those with cancer and other conditions. Dr. Loucks, assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine’s department of pediatrics and department of anesthesiology, pharmacology and therapeutics, is the principal […]

The 2023 Department of Pediatrics Annual Professional Development Day

We had fantastic presentations from faculty, staff and industry experts for our 2023 annual professional development day! A big thanks to our speakers Drs. Saleem Razack, Ralph Rothstein, Mary Bennett, Anas Manouzi, Ms. Marisa Mae, Chantelle Lam, Zara Dureno and Christine Veloso.

The Royal College of Canada James H. Graham Award of Merit

This past week, the Royal College of Canada celebrated the leaders and innovators in health care at their 2023 Royal College Awards ceremony. In recognition of his contributions as a clinician, researcher, innovator and mentor in the field, Royal College Fellow Steven Miller, FRCPC, is the 2023 recipient of the James H. Graham Award of […]

2023 UBC Faculty of Medicine Awards

Congratulations to all of the recipients from the 2023 UBC Faculty of Medicine awards! From the Department of Pediatrics, we celebrate: Drs. Bruce Vallance, Mona Patel, Odion Kalaci, Quynh Doan, Shelina Babul and Ms. Michelle Man. Full list: Award Program: