News and Announcements

UBC Launches Research Site
UBC is pleased to announce the launch of the new UBC Research + International website: The site shines a spotlight on UBC’s accomplishments as a global research player, and focuses strongly on research excellence, innovation and impact, and international engagement. Highlights include: Research2Reality videos featuring UBC faculty discussing the value and impact of their research An expanded service portal offering one-stop support […] (May 7, 2015 @11:45 am)

2015 Research Day – Program
The 9th annual Research day program is complete and can be downloaded here: 2015 Research Day Program (This file is password protected please email if you require it)   This years research day will be held on May 5th, 2015 at the Paetzold Amphitheatre – VGH Our Guest Judge and Keynote Speaker is Dr. […] (April 29, 2015 @11:30 am)

Dr Tillie Hackett – MSFHR Scholar Award
The department would like to congratulate Dr Tillie Hackett who was recently recognized for her 2014 MSFHR Scholar Award. Tillie was also awarded a 2014 CIHR New Investigator Award.   (March 20, 2015 @4:09 pm)

Dr Stephan Schwarz – Runner Up for Teaching Excellence Award
We are very pleased to share news of another award of recognition to one of our faculty members: Dr. Stephan Schwarz was voted Runner Up for the Teaching Excellence Award for the 2014/2015 academic year. This award is to recognize an individual demonstrating an excellence and dedication to teaching and commitment to students. Congratulations Stephan! […] (March 20, 2015 @3:57 pm)

2015 Vancouver Summer Program
The Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada is excited to offer the opportunity for undergraduate students in medicine and related sciences from partner universities to participate in the 2015 Vancouver Summer Program (VSP) in Medicine. This four-week, two-course academic program provides the opportunity to experience Canadian health and life […] (April 2, 2015 @11:41 am)

International Surgical Care Fundraiser
Kip Woodward and Nancy Van Laeken invite you and a guest to a fundraising evening in support of the UBC Branch for International Surgical Care, home of the world’s first university accredited on-line Global Surgery education program. Information on the UBC Branch for International Surgical Care Wednesday, March 11, 2015 6:30 – 9:00 pm | […] (February 25, 2015 @2:40 pm)

Simulation Learning Strategies – Summer 2015
Are you a healthcare professional engaged in clinical teaching? Are you an educator? Do you want to learn how to use simulation as an effective learning tool? This 2 day course may be for you! Course Description: This course aims to provide an experience that will allow learners to: Develop a foundational knowledge of simulation […] (February 25, 2015 @2:50 pm)

Pediatric Anesthesia – Refresher Conference 2015
For Anesthesiologists with interest in Pediatric Anesthesia Accredited by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons and AACME. Accredited PALS course will be offered on April 17th, 2015 Accredited for General Practitioners For event and registration information please contact: Zena Davidson at or 604.834.9362 For further detail please download the brochure Location: Chan Centre […] (January 29, 2015 @6:01 pm)

APT – Winter 2014/2015 Newsletter
The 2014 Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics winter newsletter is here! In this issue: Faculty Development Day Research Successes Awards and Kudos Seasonal Celebrations Download the newsletter here (December 22, 2014 @11:50 am)

CIPC 2015: Canadian Interventional Pain Course
CIPC 2015: CANADIAN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN COURSE MARCH 27 – 28, 2015, Vancouver, BC Sutton Place Hotel (Mar 27) UBC Life Sciences Institute (Mar 28) Target Audience: Family Physicians, Anaesthesiologists, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians, Psychiatrists, Physiatrists, Rheumatologists, Sports Medicine Physicians Course objective: Develop and discuss a diagnostic approach of therapeutic interventions for common lumbar spine […] (December 4, 2014 @12:05 pm)