News & Events

Visiting Scholar Lecture Session – February 19th, 2015February 13, 2015  Dr. Koraly Perez-Edgar, Associate Professor of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, will be visiting BCCH to give a special lecture titled “Attention as a Developmental Tether: Linking Early Temperament to Socioemotional Outcome.” Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Cyrus Boelman, Pediatric NeurologistJanuary 21, 2015Please join the Department of Pediatrics in welcoming Dr. Cyrus Boelman as Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Neurology. Dr. Cyrus Boelman was most recently the chief epilepsy fellow from 2012-2014 at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, where he also completed his paediatric neurology residency in 2012. He trained in medicine at University College […] Read More >

Ethics Service Brown Bag – Wed January 21, 2015 – 12:00 – 1:00pmJanuary 14, 2015You are invited to attend our next Ethics Services Brown Bag Journal Club scheduled for Wednesday January 21, 2015 from 12noon – 1:00pm in room V2-222, Clinical Support Building, BCCH.  This session will be available via Telehealth and we have attached a poster so that you can share this invite with your staff teams.   […] Read More >

“The Passions that Drive Academic Life” Speaker SeriesJanuary 7, 2015Green College and the UBC Association of Professors Emeriti are sponsoring a series of talks by emeriti about their academic careers in a series called “The Passions that Drive Academic Life.” All our welcome to join us at the Green College Coach House on January 20th at 5:00PM for Stephan Tredwell’s talk ““WHO SPEAKS FOR THE […] Read More >

Congratulations Dr. Shubhayan Sanatani – Division Head, Pediatric Cardiology and Medical Director, BCCH Heart CentreJanuary 5, 2015The Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine and Pediatric Medicine, BC Children’s Hospital are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Shubhayan Sanatani as the Head, Division of Pediatric Cardiology and Medical Director, BCCH Heart Centre, effective January 1, 2015. Dr. Sanatani obtained his MD from UBC in 1993, completed a […] Read More >

Letter of Invitation to Participate in Child and Maternal Health Knowledge TransferDecember 16, 2014  The Canada International Scientific Exchange Program ( has been successfully delivering its mission as a Canadian NGO in improving healthcare systems globally by capacity building and the development of networks of peaceful professional cooperation in the health sector for many years. Our emphasis has been on medical education and training through knowledge transfer and […] Read More >

Congratulations Dr. Strahlendorf – Division Head, Hematology/OncologyAugust 13, 2014Caron Strahlendorf. MB.BCh. FCP, FRCPC Head, Division of Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation BC Children’s Hospital & Department of Pediatrics, UBC It gives us great pleasure to announce that Dr. Caron Strahlendorf has accepted the offer to become the next Head of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation, effective September 1, 2014. Caron was recruited to […] Read More >

CST Inspired Minds Learning ProjectJuly 15, 2014We are pleased to announce that the CST Inspired Minds Learning Project has granted an award to Read More >

Miracle MarathonJuly 14, 2014Miracle Marathon is a 27.2-day virtual fundraising campaign in which participants move the equivalent of one mile per day – Read More >

Department of Pediatrics Faculty Awards November 2013 – June 2014July 10, 2014We are pleased to announce the Department of Pediatrics Faculty Awards Read More >

The eChart project Command Centre has now closedJuly 9, 2014The eChart project Command Centre has now closed. Read More >

Department of Pediatrics Faculty Awards 2013-14July 3, 2014We are pleased to announce the Department of Pediatrics Faculty Awards Read More >

Staphylocidal Hockey Team Wipes Out the Pedhihatricks 8-2The Residents (Staphylocidals) played unbelievable hockey and beat the Attendings (Pedihatricks) by a score of 8-2 to win the Malpractice Cup Read More >

Dr. Jean Hlady, Recipient of the 2014 Award of Excellence in Medical PracticeJune 11, 2014Please join us in congratulating Dr. Jean Hlady, Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, UBC, on receiving the 2014 Award of Excellence in Medical Practice, from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. Read More >

The CPS’s Noni MacDonald Award recognizes article positively affecting pediatric medicineJune 10, 2014The Noni MacDonald Award recognizes an article, published in Paediatrics & Child Health, Read More >

Cerner eChart Launch and TrainingJune 3, 2014If you haven’t done so already, it’s time to get your PowerChart account, do the necessary training, and log in to Cerner today to start viewing lab results, reports, and other clinical information. Read More >

Dr. Jeffrey Davis, 2013 Bruce W. Jackson Memorial Award for Flight Surgeon of the YearWe are pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Davis is the recipient of the 2013 Bruce W. Jackson Memorial Award for the Reserve Flight Surgeon of the Year. Read More >

Dr. Aubrey Tingle, recipient of the 2014 Order of British ColumbiaJune 2, 2014We are pleased to announce that Dr. Aubrey Tingle, Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics has been awarded the 2014 Order of British Columbia. Read More >

Gordean Bjornson, Recipient of the Faculty of Medicine’s Applegarth Staff Service AwardMay 20, 2014The Applegarth Staff Service Awards recognize excellence in personal achievements and outstanding contributions to the Faculty of Medicine. Read More >

Support children with arthritis and rheumatic diseases! RUN yourself or SPONSOR a runnerMay 12, 2014The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology is a partner with Cassie and Friends Read More >