News and Announcements

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: (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: Congratulations Don, and […] (July 27, 2016 @10:32 am)

Changes to the UBC Pain Medicine Residency Program Applications
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT Starting in 2016, the Pain Medicine residency program applications are to be submitted through the CaRMs process. There are four programs involved in this year’s CaRMs match. These include: the University of British Columibia, University of Toronto, University of Ottawa and University of Western Ontario. For information on the Quebec programs, please see […] (July 19, 2016 @11:12 am)

Career Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award – Dr Paul Kliffer
The department would like to congratulate Dr Paul Kliffer for being awarded the Clinical Faculty Award for Career Excellence in Clinical Teaching. This award recognizes senior clinical faculty members who have demonstrated sustained excellence in teaching over the course of their careers. More information and a list of other award recipients can be found here. (June 29, 2016 @2:29 pm)