News and Announcements

2016 CIHR Project competition
As you are all aware, the CIHR Open Operating Grant Competition no longer exists, however, there will be a 2016 CIHR Project competition. Information has been posted on their website: Since there is no limit to the number of CIHR Project Grants that may be submitted by an individual PI, we anticipate that there […] (October 29, 2015 @4:30 pm)

Refresher Course for General Practitioner Anesthetists
Course Description This course is specifically designed as a refresher course for General Practitioner Anesthetists. The didactic lectures will cover a wide range of topics including the ultrasound workshop, which were chosen to respond to the needs of family physicians practicing anesthesia in smaller communities. Objectives – Pre Conference Workshop Identify the challenges in FPA […] (September 28, 2015 @5:07 pm)

UBC Pain Medicine Residency Program is now accepting applications
We are excited to announce that the UBC Pain Medicine Residency program is now accepting applications for one resident to start the two year program in July 2016. Our application criteria, process, and timelines are provided below. For your reference, please see links on the left for the sample rotation schedule for the 2 year […] (September 4, 2015 @2:49 pm)

VC Rooms for Transition Tuesdays Seminar Series
TRANSITION TUESDAYS SEMINAR SERIES The following VC rooms are available for residents at the distributed sites: Fort St. John – FSJH 0715 Nanaimo – NRGH 2060 Chilliwack – Royal Inland – RIH 104 BC Childrens – CWH SHY F414 UNBC  -UHNBC 5017 Courtney, Comox & Campbell – SJGH 0100, CRH IMP Surrey South […] (August 25, 2015 @6:01 pm)

Simulation Learning Strategies – Facilitator Development Course
September 19th and 20th, 2015 at BC Children’s Hospital Simulation Centre 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 Learning Objectives: During the course participants interact in […] (August 14, 2015 @12:15 am)

Call for Nominations – UBC Faculty Research Awards
Please find the following note from John Hepburn, VP Research & International. CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – UBC FACULTY RESEARCH AWARDS Dear colleagues, On behalf of the Faculty Research Awards Committee, I invite your nominations for the following UBC Faculty Research Awards and Prizes. The following awards and prizes are available: Competitions with a Deadline of […] (June 23, 2015 @2:13 pm)

Update: 2 year UBC Pain Medicine Residency Program
Dear Colleagues, I have some very exciting news to share.  Last week, the UBC Residency Allocation Committee and the Ministry of Health have provided full approval and funding to launch the Pain Medicine Residency program starting in July 2015.   This is the second program in Canada to be approved by the Royal College of Physicians […] (May 25, 2015 @1:07 pm)

APT Research Day Winners
The 9th Annual APT Research Day was held this past May 5th.  On behalf of the organizing committee, we want to thank the attendees, participants and judges for another successful day. The award winners are: 1) Oral presentation (ANA): Peter Rose & Cristin McRae 2) Oral presentation (PCTH): Michael Yau & Steven Booth 3) Poster […] (May 8, 2015 @11:45 am)

APT Research Day – Keynote Talk: Dr. Ronit Lavi (Video)
Our Guest Judge and Keynote Speaker for the 2015 APT Research Day was Dr. Ronit Lavi, a world-renowned Anesthesiologist and Researcher affiliated with the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at Western University in London, Ontario. Dr. Lavi has also held key academic positions within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry such as Anesthesiology […] (May 7, 2015 @3:01 pm)

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)