News and Announcements



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)



Virtual Research Day 2020 video recording link
Please find link below for the Virtual Research Day 2020 recording stream: https://mediasite.audiovisual.ubc.ca/Mediasite/Play/c40ab33dab134beb8e7d84ef514425151d   (June 1, 2020 @3:04 pm)



Virtual Research Day 2020 Winners
The winners for Research Day are: Anesthesiology Oral Presentation: Dr. Ryan Hoiland – The use of tocilizumab and corticosteroids in critically ill patients with severe COVID-19 Runner Up: Ms Marie Johns – Non-invasive microcirculation monitoring using near-infrared spectroscopy during scoliosis correction surgery to inform blood transfusion – results of a prospective observational study Pharmacology & […] (May 27, 2020 @2:41 pm)



VIRTUAL RESEARCH DAY 2020 invite
The UBC Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics is pleased to announce its Annual Virtual Research Day 2020. For details, please click on Invitation/Program. Please attend and support the work of our trainees and Departmental colleagues! With many thanks to all of our department staff who have helped make this day happen. (May 22, 2020 @8:20 am)