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Celebrating International Women’s Day: #EmbraceEquity

Today, on March 8 2023, we celebrate International Women’s Day. Please join us in recognizing the incredible accomplishments and contributions of the women in the Department of Pediatrics – faculty, staff and learners. This year’s theme #EmbraceEquity, is a critical topic in child health for our patients, families and communities. Gender-based discrimination harms everyone. International […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day: Embracing equity starts with listening to our young female patients’ voices

Embracing equity starts with listening to our young female patients’ voices. Having conversations about biases and adversities is the seed of equity for women in all areas of healthcare. For example, recognizing the disparities in pain care for IBPOC women and supporting inclusive leadership roles. Embracing equity is a healthcare community where women of colour […]

The Diabetes Transformation Project: LearnDiabetes

The Diabetes Transformation Project is a BC Children’s Hospital initiative that aims to improve the lives and health outcomes of children living with diabetes. Led by Dr. Shazhan Amed, ‘LearnDiabetes’ just launched. Learn more about this interactive, multimedia platform that provides easy-to-understand education and training for families of children and youth living with type 1 […]

New Division of Immunology

The Department of Pediatrics is pleased to announce the newly formed Division of Immunology. The Division of Immunology is an internationally recognized center of excellence for Immunology clinical care, teaching, and research. Team members include Drs. Catherine Biggs, Kyla Hildebrand, Elliot James, and Stuart Turvey. In recent years Immunology outpatient clinic visits at BC Children’s […]

Thank you for your service!

Congratulations to all who achieved a long service milestone recently. To recognize the invaluable contributions made to the organization this past year and to honor the dedication of our people, milestone pins and certificates were presented to staff and faculty members. Members that achieve a milestone year in 2022 will be honored in 2023. More […]

Mending a broken heart: Nurturing healing & repair in the mother-baby dyad – Dr. Catherine Limperopoulos

We are excited to welcome Dr. Catherine Limperopoulos, Ph.D. for Grand Rounds on Fri, March 10, 12pm – 1pm. Dr. Limperopoulos is the Center Director of Prenatal, Neonatal & Maternal Health Research; Director & Chief of the Institute for the Developing Brain at Children’s National; and (tenured) Professor of Neurology, Radiology, and Pediatrics at the […]

Thank you to the BCCH ChildKind project team for all of their hard work

The BCCH ChildKind project team submitted the application for certification in July 2022 and received overwhelmingly positive feedback from the international governing body, which granted C&W a site visit – the final hurdle to achieving certification. Certification committee members from ChildKind International visited C&W on January 30, 2023. During the visit, they wanted to understand […]

Share your experience transitioning from pediatric to adult healthcare services during the pandemic

We are looking for youth with special healthcare needs (diagnosed with a disability or chronic physical/mental health condition): ● Between the ages of 16-24 ● Living anywhere in Canada ● To participate in an online interview (alternative formats available to ensure accessibility) Contact: Barb Galuppi at to participate in this research study


Congratulations to Drs. Stuart Turvey, Tom Blydt-Hansen and Christopher Maxwell! 67 projects led by UBC researchers received more than $30 million in combined funding from Canadian Institutes of Health Research. MORE:

Black lives, Black voices and Black identities in the Faculty of Medicine

Register today! On Friday, February 17th, 2023, Drs. Sotindjo and Kissoon, will be discussing “Black lives, Black voices and Black identities in the Faculty of Medicine.” Together with other members on the panel, this talk will explore IBPOC experiences, knowledge, and challenges. This virtual event is part of the UBC FoM IBPOC Voices series and […]