News and Announcements

Inaugural Dr. Jean Templeton Hugill Visiting Professor Lecture
The UBC Faculty of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics is proud to announce The Inaugural Dr. Jean Templeton Hugill Visiting Professor Lecture “A Tale of Three Grey Hairs: Initiating, developing and sustaining a career as a research scientist” Dr. Hemal H. Patel Associate Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology University of California, San Diego […] (October 7, 2014 @2:13 pm)

6th NWAC World Anesthesia Convention, Vancouver
Save the date! – 6th NWAC World Anesthesia Convention – 2015 April 29-May 2 2015 The World Anesthesia Conference: Networking (NWAC) is coming to Canada finally and Vancouver is THE place! Hope that many of you can attend   More information: Poster Brochure (July 30, 2014 @11:21 am)

2014 APT Research Day – Awards
  Congratulations to all the award recipients at the APT 8th annual research day! 1st Place – Anesthesia Oral Presentation: Sarah Sunderland 2nd Place – Anesthesia Oral Presentation: Ilana Sebbag 1st Place – Pharmacology & Therapeutics Oral Presentation: Hyun-Kyoung Koo 2nd Place – Pharmacology & Therapeutics Oral Presentation: Stephanie Sellers 1st Place – Anesthesia Poster […] (June 27, 2014 @9:20 am)

2015 Whistler Anesthesiology Summit – Save the Date
Save the Date! 2015 Whistler Anesthesiology Summit  – February 26th – March 1st, 2015 Start Planning for your winter CME now. Join us for up to date topics, excellence speakers and our popular hands-on workshops in a world class ski destination.   Click Here to download the flyer (June 23, 2014 @11:30 am)

Spring 2014 Newsletter
Hello everyone! Spring is here, the cherry blos-soms (or ornamental tree of some kind…) have started and there is finally snow on the local mountains! It has been a busy few months in the academic department, with promotions for both clinical and full-time streams as well as annual reports and annual faculty meetings. We have […] (May 1, 2014 @5:15 pm)

MD Undergraduate Curriculum Renewal
Welcome to the new Curriculum Renewal Newsletter. As mentioned in the previous email from Dr. David Snadden, we will distribute regular updates as part of our roles leading the development and implementation of the renewed curriculum and assessments. Read Newsletter     (April 15, 2014 @3:53 pm)

Rudolf Vrba Memorial Lecture 2014
Ethical Stories in the History of Pharmacology: European Science between the Wars When: Thursday, May 8 at 5:30 pm Where: Woodward Lecture Theatre 6, 2194 Health Sciences Mall, UBC (A reception will be held at 5pm in Woodward IRC lobby. Light refreshments will be served) Presented by the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Faculty […] (March 21, 2014 @4:02 pm)

Anesthesia for Global Outreach
Seventh Annual Anesthesia for Global Outreach May 29th – June 1st, 2014 Halifax, NS, Canada Registration is open. For further information contact Lisa Nardecchia at or visit us at — Download Flyer (March 19, 2014 @12:43 pm)

APT Research Day 2014 – Registration now available
On behalf of the Research Day Organizing Committee, we are excited to wish everyone a happy new year and announce the Eight Annual Research Day & Gala of the UBC Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, June 19 & 20, 2014. In order to maximize attendance to both events, we have decided to hold the […] (February 26, 2014 @1:38 pm)

International Symposium of Ultrasound (ISURA 2014)
Welcome to the 11th Annual International Symposium of Ultrasound for Regional Anesthesia, Pain Medicine, and Peri-operative Application (ISURA 2014) in Toronto. The symposium will be held in University of St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto and we’ve put together a fantastic program for you. Over the past 10 years, this meeting has become […] (March 6, 2014 @11:27 am)