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BC Children’s Hospital Centre for Mindfulness | Dr. Chris Willard

BC Children’s Hospital Centre for Mindfulness is pleased to announce that Dr. Chris Willard is coming to Vancouver and he will be presenting at several events on June 20 & 21st: – Health Professionals at BCCH – UBC Pediatric Grand Rounds – Public Event for BC Families More Information & Registration: Bio: Dr. Chris […]

National Child and Youth Mental Health Day | May 7, 2024

Founded by FamilySmart in 2007, this day is about building connections between young people and the caring adults in their lives, which in turn can have a positive impact on the mental health of children and youth. The mental health leadership team at BC Children’s Hospital recognizes and is proud to showcase the work taking […]

The Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) Award | Dr. Jonathan Rayment

In April, the Pediatric Assembly Executive of the Canadian Thoracic Society, announced that Dr. Rayment was selected as the recipient of the 2024 Early-Career Outstanding Contributions Award. The Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) is Canada’s national inter-professional specialty society for respirology bringing together over 1,000 members representing specialists, physicians, researchers and healthcare professionals from a variety […]

2023-24 Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) Fund | Molly Sweeney Magee & Live 5-2-1-0

Congratulations to Molly Sweeney Magee and the Live 5-2-1-0 team! Their project entitled, “Supporting Food Security, Nutrition, and a Positive Relationship with Food in the Middle Years: An Afterschool Community Participatory Action Project,” was one of 30 Community-University Partnerships funded through the 2023-24 Community-University Engagement Support Fund. The Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) Fund awards up […]

Celebrating National Physicians’ Day | May 1, 2024

National Physicians’ Day is celebrated annually on May 1st and honors the birthday of Dr. Emily Stowe, the first female physician to practice in Canada. Today we pay special tribute to those who serve in the profession of medicine. For 2024, we are sharing the work of Drs. Melissa Paquette, Olu Oyedeji, Monica McKay, Laura […]

Results – 2024 Department of Pediatrics Celebrate Research Day (CRD)

The annual Department of Pediatrics Celebrate Research Day was a great success, showcasing the tremendous work that our trainees have completed this past year. This year’s winners showed outstanding talent, and with their mentors, presented high quality research. [See Full List] Revisit all the abstracts and posters in the 2024 CRD booklet: Big thanks […]

B.C. Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF) funding | Dr. Alexander Rauscher

Through another round of B.C. Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF) funding, the Government of B.C. is providing approximately $52.3 million to support infrastructure for 25 research projects at five post-secondary institutions, including the University of British Columbia, University of Victoria (UVic), Simon Fraser University (SFU), University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) and British Columbia Institute of […]

Leadership announcement: Dr. Mona Patel, Associate Head, Education | Department of Pediatrics, UBC & BCCH

We are celebrating Dr. Mary Bennett’s successful tenure as the Department’s Associate Head, Education. Her impact in enhancing our undergraduate and postgraduate education programs across the province is lasting. We are grateful for the support she provided to so many of us in this role. The Department of Pediatrics thanks Dr. Bennett for her leadership […]

Leadership announcement: Dr. Laura Sauvé, Assistant Head, Clinical Partnerships | Department of Pediatrics, UBC & BCCH

Dr. Laura Sauvé will be taking on a new senior leadership position with the Department of Pediatrics. Effective April 1 2024, Dr. Sauvé will assume the role of Assistant Head, Clinical Partnerships for the Department of Pediatrics. In her new appointment, she will be working closely with departmental leaders and faculty to create a provincial […]

C17 Research Grant Competition 2023/2024

Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Deyell, her project, “Impact of Body Composition and Pharmacogenomics on Toxicity and Survival Outcomes in Childhood Bone Sarcoma,” received a 100% Fund Grant Award from C17 Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders in the 2023/2024 competition. C17, is an organization composed of the institutionally appointed heads of the sixteen pediatric hematology, oncology, […]