News and Announcements



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)



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)



Research Day Award Recipients
The 10th annual research day for Anesthesiology Pharmacology & Therapeutics was held on May 12th. We would like to thank all the participants and the people who helped make it a success. Here are the award recipients: Oral Presentations Anesthesia: 1st place Anne-Marie Madden “Review of Recombinant Activated Factor VII (rFVIIa) Administration at a Tertiary […] (August 17, 2016 @9:56 am)



The 2016 Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Research Day.
This years event will be held on Thursday May 12th, 2016 at VGH Paetzold Auditorium. Full program available here How to get to the location: The Paetzold Auditorium and multipurpose room are located in the Jim Pattison Pavilion, Vancouver General Hospital. These can be accessed via the 899 W12th Avenue or 2700 Laurel Street entrances. […] (May 11, 2016 @2:22 pm)



Dr. Jean Templeton Hugill Visiting Professor Lecture – April 27, 2016
The UBC Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics is proud to announce the 2015/16 annual Dr. Jean Templeton Hugill Visiting Professor Lecture “WITHOUT SCIENCE THERE IS LITTLE ART IN ANESTHESIOLOGY” – James C. Eisenach, MD Francis M. James, III Professor of Anesthesiology and Physiology & Pharmacology Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina Editor-in-Chief, […] (May 11, 2016 @2:24 pm)



Two B.Sc. Pharmacology students have been awarded The Wesbrook Scholarship
The Wesbrook Scholarship, UBC’s most prestigious undergraduate award. Each year, a total of 20 Westbrook scholarships are awarded to senior undergraduate students (from various faculties, e.g., Science, Arts, Medicine, Applied Science, Education and Law) with outstanding academic performance, leadership, and involvement in student and community activities. Pharmacology students who won Wesbrook and Premier Undergraduate Scholarships […] (January 26, 2016 @2:28 pm)



10th Annual APT Research Day – May 12th, 2016
On behalf of the APT Research Day Organizing Committee, we are pleased to wish everyone a happy new year and announce our Department’s 10th Annual Research Day! As per the previous years, graduate students, residents, post-doctoral & clinical fellow from our Department will have an opportunity to showcase their work as oral presentations or posters […] (January 15, 2016 @9:46 am)



New publication in PLOS One – Pediatric Anesthesia
APT – Pediatric Anesthesia has published a new paper in PLOS One: Development and Internal Validation of a Predictive Model Including Pulse Oximetry for Hospitalization of Under-Five Children in Bangladesh Please follow this link to be directed to the article (November 23, 2015 @2:10 pm)