• Full Departmental Faculty Meeting video recording

    The APT dept. Full Faculty meeting was held on September 12, 2019. The recording is now available to be viewed online or downloaded. Click the following link to view meeting recording online: View recording Click the following link to download the recording: Download recording  

  • In Memoriam: Dr. Alexander “Dooley” Philip Goumeniouk An informal outdoor celebration of Dooley’s life on Bowen Island is scheduled for Sunday, June 30. Lise and family will be at their Red Barn from 3 until 5 pm. Please feel welcome to drop by and share in the memories of Dooley and the colourful character he was. To avoid parking congestion at…

  • Academic Gowning, Dr. Roanne Preston to Full Professor

    The Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics would like to congratulate Dr. Roanne Preston on becoming a Full Professor!               

  • Academic Gowning, Dr. Terence Waters to Clinical Professor

    The Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics would like to congratulate Dr. Terence Waters on becoming a Clinical Professor!             

  • In Memoriam: Dr. C Brian Warriner

    Dr. C. Brian Warriner Professor Emeritus and Former Department Head Dr. Brian Warriner’s obituary posted in the Vancouver Sun on May 31 The Celebration of Life for Brian will be held at the University Golf Club on July 6, 2019. The ceremony will start at 11:00 am, followed by a reception at approximately 12:00…

  • Research Day 2019 Invite

    The UBC Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics is pleased to announce on the occasion of its Annual Research Day the 2018/19 Dr. Jean Templeton Hugill Memorial Lecture On behalf of the APT, you are invited to attend Dr. Catterall’s. For details, please click on invitation.  

  • Faculty and Staff Spotlight

    One-on-One with Dr. Roanne Preston Meet Dr. Roanne Preston, Department Head of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

  • Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society 2019 Annual Meeting

    2019 CAS Annual Meeting Dates: June 21-24, 2019 Where: Calgary, Alberta – Calgary TELUS Convention Centre Email: Phone: 416 480 0602 Website: For Canadian anesthesiologists and colleagues from around the world, the CAS Annual Meeting provides an opportunity to be on the cutting edge of anesthesiology research, best practice, and hands-on learning experiences…

  • 2019 Visiting Professor Lecture – Dr. Eric Jacobsohn

    Date/Time: 5:30PM-7:00PM January 9, 2019 Venue: Lecture: Paetzold Auditorium, Rm. 1441, Jim Pattison Pavilion South, Vancouver General Hospital Reception: Multi-Purpose Room, JPPS188, Jim Pattison Pavilion South (5:30PM-6:00PM)   Title: “The Future of Canadian Anesthesiology as a Scientific Profession: Time for Tough Choices” Dr. Eric Jacobsohn, MD Professor Department of Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine Max…

  • 2018 Visiting Professor Lecture – Dr. Philip Peng

    Time: Wednesday, November 7 2018 Venue: 6:00PM-7:00PM: Rm. 1441, Taylor-Fidler Auditorium, Jim Pattison Pavilion North Vancouver General Hospital Title: “Innervation of Hip Joint – Reflect on the Regional Anesthesia Blockade for Hip”   Dr. Philip Peng ,MMBS, FRCPC Professor Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management University of Toronto Objectives: To update the most recent understanding…

  • Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Annual Report 2017

    Thank you for taking a few minutes to go through this report. This year the report highlights a few areas in our department, with the usual detailed information placed as appendices. Please share with colleagues in your department, so they too can celebrate the successes of our colleagues as well as hopefully understand this diverse…

  • Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Seminar: Dr. Zheng Xie, M.D., Ph.D.

    Time: Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM. Venue: IRC 5 lecture hall. Title: Anesthetic Mechanisms: From molecules to humans   Dr. Zheng , M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care University of Chicago.   RESEARCH INTERESTS: Tens of millions of patients worldwide, from newborn to elderly, receive anesthesia each year. The…

  • 2017/18 Annual Dr. Jean Templeton Hugill Visiting Professor Lecture

    The UBC Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics is proud to announce the 2017/18 annual Dr. Jean Templeton Hugill Visiting Professor Lecture  “Local anesthetics – old drugs with a bright future” Philipp Lirk, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School Attending Anesthesiologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA   Wednesday, April 25,…

  • Dr. Andrew Horne appointed as the Program Director, Vancouver Summer Program

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Andrew Horne as Program Director, Vancouver Summer Program, UBC Faculty of Medicine (FOM) for a three-year period, effective March 1, 2018. Dr. Horne earned his honours bachelor’s degree in pharmacology and doctorate in physiology from UBC. He is a Senior Instructor in the Department of Anesthesiology,…

  • Residency backlog could triple for medical school grads, report warns

    Interesting article on the backlog of Canadian medical school grads:  

  • Dr. Lisa Li publication in Anesthesia & Analgesia

    Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Li on her publication on femoral catheters and falls post TKA published in Anesthesia & Analgesia! Download publication here

  • Pain Medicine Residency Program Newsletter

    January 2018 In this issue: Program director synopsis of the Royal College internal review Thank you and welcome messages to incoming and outgoing rotation leads Save your dates: RPC, Selections committee and Faculty Development Meet our residents Welcome to our first UBC Pain Medicine Newsletter and happy healthy new year wishes to all. We aim…

  • Appointment of Dr. Dean Jones as Associate Dean, Fraser

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Dean Jones as Associate Dean, Fraser, effective November 1, 2017. In his role as Associate Dean, Fraser, Dr. Jones will develop both an educational and a research strategy in the Fraser region by conducting an environmental scan of existing and potential educational and research activities in…

  • Rudolf Vrba Memorial Lecture November 6th, 2017

    The Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therpeutics welcomes you to the 2017/2018 Rudolf Vrba Memorial Lecture. Time: Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 6:30pm Location: LSC 1001 (2350 Health Sciences Mall, UBC) Hosts: Dr. David Fedida Dr. Pascal Bernatchez There will be a reception with food and drinks served at 5:30pm in West Atrium.…

  • Anesthesia resident Dr. Kristen Kidson received the CAS Critical Care Medicine Award for her poster

    Congratulations to Dr. Kristen Kidson who received the CAS Critical Care Medicine Award.