News & Events

Dr. Jeffrey Davis, 2013 Bruce W. Jackson Memorial Award for Flight Surgeon of the YearJune 3, 2014We 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 >

In Memorium – Dr. Barrie Stuart MacLean, Aug. 14, 1944 – May 2, 2014May 5, 2014Dr. Barrie Maclean passed away on May 2nd, 2014 at St. Paul’s Hospital. Dr. Maclean was a retired member of the Department of Pediatrics. Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Pernille Faaborg-AndersonMay 2, 2014We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Pernille Faaborg-Anderson as Clinical Instructor, Division of General Pediatrics. Read More >

YWCA 2014 Women of Distinction Award Nomination: Dr. Caron StrahlendorfMay 1, 2014We are pleased to announce that Dr. Caron Strahlendorf has been nominated for the YWCA Metro Vancouver 2014 Women of Distinction Award. Read More >

BCCH Foundation Hospital Family Matching Gift Program for 2014April 7, 2014BC Children’s Hospital Foundation will continue to offer the Hospital Family Matching Gift Program for 2014. Read More >

MEND Program at Strathcona Community CentreApril 3, 2014MEND empowers children and families to become fitter and healthier. This free program is fun and interactive and supports 7-13 year old children and their families to adopt a healthy lifestyle. Read More >

The 25th Annual Canadian Bioethics Society ConferenceApril 1, 2014The 25th Annual Canadian Bioethics Society Conference, Looking Back; Looking Forward Read More >

Immunization Awareness Week – April 26 to May 3, 2014March 25, 2014Immunizations have saved more lives in Canada than any other health intervention in the last 50 years. Read More >

Dr. David Scheifele answers your questions about vaccinesCTV News interviewed Dr. David Scheifele, who runs the Vaccine Evaluation Centre here at B.C. Children’s Hospital, about current hot topics regarding vaccines. Read More >

Lost and Found in Medical ServiceI am my father’s daughter. From the age of three, I accompanied him to BC Children’s Hospital, where he worked as a pediatric oncologist. Read More >

Active Kids, Healthy KidsMarch 19, 2014Active Kids, Healthy Kids is a Canadian Paediatric Society program to help paediatricians, family physicians and other health professionals promote physical activity, nutrition, and other healthy choices. Read More >

UBC Alumni event – Healers of children: What is the latest thinking about kids’ health?March 17, 2014The Department of Pediatrics is pleased to have participated in the UBC Alumni event: Healers of children: What is the latest thinking about kids’ health?, on February 19, 2014. Read More >

Drop-in Sessions starting again at the REB!March 10, 2014Drop-in Sessions starting again at the REB! - Do you have questions about your RISe application? Are you unclear if you need REB review? Confused about your provisos? Read More >

No need to delay introducing allergy-provoking foods to babiesMarch 6, 2014Babies at risk of developing a food allergy can be exposed to potential allergens as early as six months of age Read More >

Healers of children: What is the latest thinking about kids’ health?The Department of Pediatrics is pleased to have participated in the UBC Alumni event: Healers of children: What is the latest thinking about kids’ health? Read More >

Research investigates effects of pre-birth exposure to anti-depressants in school-age childrenMarch 3, 2014New research, published by Dr. Tim Oberlander, CFRI Clinician Scientist, and Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Pediatrics, Read More >

Spotlight on the Chronic GVHD (Graft vs. Host Diseases) Research Laboratory at CFRIFebruary 27, 2014The Canadian National Transplant Research Program is supporting a project led by Dr. Kirk Schultz, Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT, Department of Pediatrics Read More >