News and Announcements



Professor Guy Dumont Awarded with NSERC Synergy Award for Innovation
Professor Guy Dumont of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, who has extensive research collaborations with our department, has just been awarded the NSERC Synergy Award for Innovation (Category 1). Please share in congratulating Guy for his outstanding work! If interested in the details, please see: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Prizes-Prix/Synergy-Synergie/Profiles-Profils/Dumont-Dumont_eng.asp (February 8, 2017 @11:56 am)



Accepting Applications for the Position of Associate Head
The Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics (APT), Faculty of Medicine, The University of British Columbia is seeking a candidate for the position of Associate Head to work in conjunction with the Head of the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics (www.apt.med.ubc.ca). The Department invites internal applicants at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor; […] (January 27, 2017 @2:50 pm)



Presentations from the 3rd Annual APT Faculty Retreat
Competence By Design (CBD) CBD is a significant change in medical education. What are the implications for you and the residents you teach? The retreat was held November 19th at the Arbutus Club. Download the presentations below: Matthew Klas (CBME Director) – CBD Program Design Raja Rajamohan – Assessment and Evaluation Clinton Wong – The […] (December 7, 2016 @1:56 pm)



APT 2015-2016 Annual Report
Download the 2015-2016 APT Annual Report Here (October 4, 2016 @12:09 pm)



Victoria Baronas awarded a 2016 Vanier scholarship
Victoria Baronas, an MD/PhD student in our department, was recently awarded a 2016 Vanier scholarship. The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship is a prestigious award for doctoral candidates who exhibit outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and research potential. She also received the highest ranked submission (nationwide) in the CIHR CGS-D doctoral award competition. Victoria graduated from our […] (October 4, 2016 @11:59 am)



The 3rd Annual UBC APT Faculty Retreat
Save the Date: November 19th 2016 It is coming this November! The 3rd Annual UBC APT Faculty Retreat It will affect all of us… Competence By Design (CBD) CBD is a significant change in medical education. This is your chance to find out more. What are the implications for you and the residents you teach? […] (September 23, 2016 @5:33 pm)



Past Departmental Head, Dr Brian Warriner Retires
The Department of Anesthesiology Pharmacology & Therapeutics would like to wish Brian Warriner a very enjoyable retirement and thank him for his many years of dedication!   (September 28, 2016 @8:48 am)



Building the Future – The Faculty of Medicine 2016-2021 Strategic Plan
The Faculty of Medicine 2016-2021 Strategic Plan can be downloaded here or can be viewed through the FOM website: stratplan.med.ubc.ca (September 23, 2016 @2:37 pm)



Matthias Görges Receives Partner Appointment in APT
We are very pleased to share news about a new faculty member, our first Partner Appointment in the Department: I would like to congratulate Matthias Görges on his appointment as Assistant Professor (Partner) in the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics at UBC. Matthias is a biomedical engineer with extensive clinical research experience. He is […] (September 11, 2016 @9:45 am)



Dr. Donald Griesdale and his team make dramatic improvements in patient care
One of our fine researchers has made the news on his research endeavours: Dr. Don Griesdale, an Assistant Professor and practicing anesthesiologist at Vancouver Acute and Intensivist at VGH has, with his team, made a rapid transition from new discovery to dramatic improvements in patient care. Please see the following article: http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/world-class-skier-thanks-b-c-doctors-for-taking-bold-new-steps-to-save-her-life Congratulations Don, and […] (July 27, 2016 @10:32 am)