News and Announcements



CaRMS 2021 is Online
Info Session With all the changes to clerkships, electives, and CaRMS due to the COVID-19 pandemic for medical students across Canada, the UBC Anesthesiology Program will be hosting this information session to provide you with some more information about our program. Students from all Canadian Medical Schools are welcome to attend. When: Wednesday, October 28th […] (October 13, 2020 @11:08 am)



In Memoriam – Dr. Kim Stevenson – Victoria General Hospital
Please find announcement here.   (September 16, 2020 @1:25 pm)



WELCOME DR. JOHN (KIP) KRAMER
We are very pleased to announce that Dr. John (Kip) Kramer will be officially joining the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics on September 1, 2020 as an Assistant Professor (tenure track). We are already discussing teaching contributions, establishing some non-lab space at Med C, and will be inviting Dr. Kramer to sit on one […] (August 25, 2020 @4:23 pm)



In Memoriam: Dr. John J Crosby – Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. John Crosby passed away on July 15, 2020, the full obituary where you can express condolences and share memories published in the Vancouver Sun and Province on 2020-08-01 found here. (August 6, 2020 @10:11 am)



Minutes of APT Full Faculty Meeting – July 23, 2020
Minutes details can be found here. (August 5, 2020 @11:42 am)



In Memoriam – Dr. Graham McMorland – Clinical Professor Emeritus
Dr. Graham McMorland passed away in South Africa on August 1 of this year. Over the last number of years he suffered from myelodysplastic syndrome and required blood transfusions frequently. This became more problematic during the current Coronavirus pandemic. As most of you know Graham lived the last number of years in South Africa. Born […] (August 5, 2020 @11:27 am)



Dr. Stephan Schwarz as the next CJA Editor in Chief
Hello all, On behalf of the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia Editor in Chief Selection Committee, chaired by Dr Daniel Bainbridge, it is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Stephan Schwarz as the next CJA Editor in Chief, as of January 1, 2021. Dr Schwarz will assume the position as Dr Hilary Grocott ends […] (July 23, 2020 @7:59 am)



ASRA Graduate Student Award – Desmond Fung
Congratulations to Desmond Fung, MSc. student in Dr. Stephan Schwarz’s lab, for receiving the ASRA award. For more details, please click on link.     (July 3, 2020 @10:46 am)



Dr. Kramer – Objectifying the Experience of Pain – June 24, 2020
Please click on link below for Dr. John Kramer’s presentation: Objectifying the Experience of Pain   (June 25, 2020 @1:34 pm)



Important notice for B.Sc. students taking Pharmacology courses in 2020
Letter to Pharmacology Students   (June 22, 2020 @8:59 am)