News and Announcements

Dr Roanne Preston reappointed as Head of Anesthesiology Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Announcement: We would like to congratulate Dr Roanne Preston on being reappointed in her role as the head of Anesthesiology Pharmacology & Therapeutics. Dr Preston has demonstrated strong leadership in fostering excellence and innovation in education, research and health care. We are very pleased that she will continue in her role to June 30th, 2022. (April 26, 2018 @4:21 pm)

2017/18 Annual Dr. Jean Templeton Hugill Visiting Professor Lecture
The UBC Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics is proud to announce the 2017/18 annual Dr. Jean Templeton Hugill Visiting Professor Lecture  “Local anesthetics – old drugs with a bright future” Philipp Lirk, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School Attending Anesthesiologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA   Wednesday, April 25, […] (April 6, 2018 @4:35 pm)

Dr. Andrew Horne appointed as the Program Director, Vancouver Summer Program
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Andrew Horne as Program Director, Vancouver Summer Program, UBC Faculty of Medicine (FOM) (April 6, 2018 @1:42 pm)

Residency backlog could triple for medical school grads, report warns
Interesting article on the backlog of Canadian medical school grads:   (February 14, 2018 @2:53 pm)

Dr. Lisa Li publication in Anesthesia & Analgesia
Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Li on her publication on femoral catheters and falls post TKA published in Anesthesia & Analgesia! Download publication here   (February 14, 2018 @2:43 pm)

Pain Medicine Residency Program Newsletter
Welcome to our first UBC Pain Medicine Newsletter and happy healthy new year wishes to all. We aim to send this out every four months to keep you all updated on program changes and news on related research, teaching and clinical services. (January 15, 2018 @2:26 pm)

Appointment of Dr. Dean Jones as Associate Dean, Fraser
Dr. Jones is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology in the UBC Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Therapeutics. He is also the Regional Medical Director for Anesthesiology in Fraser Health and practices at Delta hospital. (November 10, 2017 @2:12 pm)

Rudolf Vrba Memorial Lecture November 6th, 2017
The Rudolf Vrba Memorial Lecture will be held on November 6th at the Life Sciences West Atrium. The reception will be at 5:30pm and the lecture to follow at 6:30PM. All are Welcome! (November 2, 2017 @1:53 pm)

Anesthesia resident Dr. Kristen Kidson received the CAS Critical Care Medicine Award for her poster
Congratulations to Dr. Kristen Kidson who received the CAS Critical Care Medicine Award (Full size poster) (October 20, 2017 @5:38 pm)