Divisions of Anesthesia

Division of Pain Management

Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics - Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Division HeadDr. Michael Negraeff

Deliverables:

  • Provide leadership in the area of the subspecialty practice of Pain Management within the Department APT including both residency subspecialty training activities and ongoing medical education for those faculty who have a practice in management of pain in the academic department
  • Create a link with PainBC and with the new Pain Medicine Residency Program to facilitate sharing of information, guidelines and expertise to assist educational activities in pain management within the Department APT.
  • Ensure there are both formal and informal mechanisms for anesthesiologists in BC to access the expertise in management of pain available in the lower Mainland, to support patient care and academic learning
  • Facilitate and support CME activities in pain management in BC
  • Provide expert opinion and advice as may be requested from time to time by the Department Head APT in the field of pain management. This may include requests to sit on adhoc committees or make presentations to the university, health authority or Ministry of Health if these activities are requested via the Department of APT.

Division of Regional Anesthesia

Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics - Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Division Co-Heads – Dr Ray Tang (Vancouver General Hospital) & Steven Petrar (Providence Healthcare)

Deliverables:

  • Provide leadership in the area of the subspecialty practice of Regional Anesthesia within the Department APT including both residency subspecialty training activities and ongoing medical education for those faculty practicing regional anesthesia in the academic department
  • Ensure there are both formal and informal mechanisms for anesthesiologists in BC to access the expertise in regional anesthesia available in the lower Mainland, to support patient care and academic learning
  • Facilitate and support CME activities in regional anesthesia in BC
  • Provide expert opinion and advice as may be requested from time to time by the Department Head APT in the field of regional anesthesia. This may include requests to sit on adhoc committees or make presentations to the university, health authority or Ministry of Health if these activities are requested via the Department of APT.

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Division of Obstetric Anesthesia

Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics - Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Division HeadDr. Roanne Preston

Deliverables:

  • Provide leadership in the area of the subspecialty practice of Obstetric Anesthesia in the province of BC
  • Ensure there are both formal and informal mechanisms for anesthesiologists in BC to access the expertise in Obstetric Anesthesia available at BC Women's Hospital, to support patient care and academic learning
  • Facilitate and support CME activities in obstetric anesthesia in BC
  • Provide expert opinion and advice as may be requested from time to time by the Department Head APT in the field of obstetric anesthesia. This may include requests to sit on adhoc committees or make presentations to the university, health authority or Ministry of Health if these activities are requested via the Department of APT.

 

Division of Pediatric Anesthesia

Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics - Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Division HeadDr. Norbert Froese

Deliverables:

  • Provide leadership in the area of the subspecialty practice of Pediatric Anesthesia in the province of BC
  • Ensure there are both formal and informal mechanisms for anesthesiologists in BC to access the expertise in pediatric anesthesia available at BC Children’s Hospital, to support patient care and academic learning
  • Facilitate and support CME activities in pediatric anesthesia in BC
  • Provide expert opinion and advice as may be requested from time to time by the Department Head APT in the field of pediatric anesthesia. This may include requests to sit on adhoc committees or make presentations to the university, health authority or Ministry of Health if these activities are requested via the Department of APT.

Division of Thoracic Anesthesia

Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics - Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Division HeadDr. Jens Lohser

Deliverables:

  • Provide leadership in the area of the subspecialty practice of Thoracic Anesthesia within the Department APT including both residency subspecialty training activities and ongoing medical education for those faculty practicing thoracic anesthesia in the academic department
  • Ensure there are both formal and informal mechanisms for anesthesiologists in BC to access the expertise in thoracic anesthesia available in the lower Mainland, to support patient care and academic learning
  • Facilitate and support CME activities in thoracic anesthesia in BC
  • Provide expert opinion and advice as may be requested from time to time by the Department Head APT in the field of thoracic anesthesia. This may include requests to sit on adhoc committees or make presentations to the university, health authority or Ministry of Health if these activities are requested via the Department of APT.

Division of Cardiac Anesthesia

Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics - Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Division HeadDr. Bobby Lee

Deliverables:

  • Provide leadership in the area of the subspecialty practice of Cardiac Anesthesia within the Department APT including both residency subspecialty training activities and ongoing medical education for those faculty practicing cardiac anesthesia in the academic department
  • Ensure there are both formal and informal mechanisms for anesthesiologists in BC to access the expertise in cardiac anesthesia available in the lower Mainland, to support patient care and academic learning
  • Facilitate and support CME activities in cardiac anesthesia in BC
  • Provide expert opinion and advice as may be requested from time to time by the Department Head APT in the field of cardiac anesthesia. This may include requests to sit on adhoc committees or make presentations to the university, health authority or Ministry of Health if these activities are requested via the Department of APT.

Division of Neuroanesthesia

Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics - Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Division HeadDr. Alana Flexman

Deliverables:

  • Provide leadership in the area of the subspecialty practice of Neuroanesthesia within the Department APT including both residency subspecialty training activities and ongoing medical education for those faculty practicing neuroanesthesia in the academic department
  • Ensure there are both formal and informal mechanisms for anesthesiologists in BC to access the expertise in neuroanesthesia available in the lower Mainland, to support patient care and academic learning
  • Facilitate and support CME activities in neuroanesthesia in BC
  • Provide expert opinion and advice as may be requested from time to time by the Department Head APT in the field of neuroanesthesia. This may include requests to sit on adhoc committees or make presentations to the university, health authority or Ministry of Health if these activities are requested via the Department of APT.