• Simulation Learning Strategies – Summer 2015

    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 Description: This course aims to provide an experience that will allow learners to: Develop a foundational knowledge of simulation…

  • Pediatric Anesthesia – Refresher Conference 2015

    For Anesthesiologists with interest in Pediatric Anesthesia Accredited by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons and AACME. Accredited PALS course will be offered on April 17th, 2015 Accredited for General Practitioners For event and registration information please contact: Zena Davidson at or 604.834.9362 For further detail please download the brochure Location: Chan Centre…

  • APT – Winter 2014/2015 Newsletter

    The 2014 Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics winter newsletter is here! In this issue: Faculty Development Day Research Successes Awards and Kudos Seasonal Celebrations Download the newsletter here

  • CIPC 2015: Canadian Interventional Pain Course

    CIPC 2015: CANADIAN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN COURSE MARCH 27 – 28, 2015, Vancouver, BC Sutton Place Hotel (Mar 27) UBC Life Sciences Institute (Mar 28) Target Audience: Family Physicians, Anaesthesiologists, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians, Psychiatrists, Physiatrists, Rheumatologists, Sports Medicine Physicians Course objective: Develop and discuss a diagnostic approach of therapeutic interventions for common lumbar spine…

  • Whistler Anesthesiology Summit *Registration Now Open*

    REGISTRATION IS OPEN! 2015 UBC Whistler Anesthesiology Summit Thursday, February 26 – Sunday, March 1, 2015 The Westin Whistler Resort and Spa   FEATURING INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED SPEAKERS: • Dr. Robert K. Stoelting, MD, President, Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation, Indianapolis, Indiana • Prof. Michael Mythen, Smith Medical Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, University College London…

  • 2014 – APT – First Annual Faculty Development Retreat

    APT – First Annual Faculty Development Retreat View brochure here   The Arbutus Club 2001 Nanton Avenue Vancouver, BC Please RSVP to by Monday November 10, 2014  

  • Fall 2014 – APT Newsletter

    The Fall 2014 Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics departmental newsletter is here! In this issue: Upcoming events APT Christmas party information Research Day Awards Night Our Graduates Strategic Engagement Follow-on Download your copy here  

  • 2015 Toronto Anesthesia Symposium *Save the Date*

    Toronto Anesthesia Symposium SGAs and Videolaryngoscopes: Is That All We Need? April 18 – 19, 2015 Chestnut Conference Centre | Toronto, Ontario Conference Speakers Include: Lauren Berkow, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore: “What’s New in the ASA Difficult AW Guidelines?” Sim Jagannathan, Northwestern University, Chicago “State of the Art in Pediatric Airway Management” Paul…

  • Inaugural Dr. Jean Templeton Hugill Visiting Professor Lecture

    The UBC Faculty of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics is proud to announce The Inaugural Dr. Jean Templeton Hugill Visiting Professor Lecture “A Tale of Three Grey Hairs: Initiating, developing and sustaining a career as a research scientist” Dr. Hemal H. Patel Associate Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology University of California, San Diego…

  • 6th NWAC World Anesthesia Convention, Vancouver

    Save the date! – 6th NWAC World Anesthesia Convention – 2015 April 29-May 2 2015 The World Anesthesia Conference: Networking (NWAC) is coming to Canada finally and Vancouver is THE place! Hope that many of you can attend   More information: Poster Brochure

  • 2014 APT Research Day – Awards

      Congratulations to all the award recipients at the APT 8th annual research day! 1st Place – Anesthesia Oral Presentation: Sarah Sunderland 2nd Place – Anesthesia Oral Presentation: Ilana Sebbag 1st Place – Pharmacology & Therapeutics Oral Presentation: Hyun-Kyoung Koo 2nd Place – Pharmacology & Therapeutics Oral Presentation: Stephanie Sellers 1st Place – Anesthesia Poster…

  • 2015 Whistler Anesthesiology Summit – Save the Date

    Save the Date! 2015 Whistler Anesthesiology Summit  – February 26th – March 1st, 2015 Start Planning for your winter CME now. Join us for up to date topics, excellence speakers and our popular hands-on workshops in a world class ski destination.   Click Here to download the flyer

  • Spring 2014 Newsletter

    Hello everyone! Spring is here, the cherry blos-soms (or ornamental tree of some kind…) have started and there is finally snow on the local mountains! It has been a busy few months in the academic department, with promotions for both clinical and full-time streams as well as annual reports and annual faculty meetings. We have…

  • MD Undergraduate Curriculum Renewal

    Welcome to the new Curriculum Renewal Newsletter. As mentioned in the previous email from Dr. David Snadden, we will distribute regular updates as part of our roles leading the development and implementation of the renewed curriculum and assessments. Read Newsletter    

  • Rudolf Vrba Memorial Lecture 2014

    Ethical Stories in the History of Pharmacology: European Science between the Wars When: Thursday, May 8 at 5:30 pm Where: Woodward Lecture Theatre 6, 2194 Health Sciences Mall, UBC (A reception will be held at 5pm in Woodward IRC lobby. Light refreshments will be served) Presented by the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Faculty…

  • Anesthesia for Global Outreach

    Seventh Annual Anesthesia for Global Outreach May 29th – June 1st, 2014 Halifax, NS, Canada Registration is open. For further information contact Lisa Nardecchia at or visit us at — Download Flyer

  • APT Research Day 2014 – Registration now available

    On behalf of the Research Day Organizing Committee, we are excited to wish everyone a happy new year and announce the Eight Annual Research Day & Gala of the UBC Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, June 19 & 20, 2014. In order to maximize attendance to both events, we have decided to hold the…

  • International Symposium of Ultrasound (ISURA 2014)

    Welcome to the 11th Annual International Symposium of Ultrasound for Regional Anesthesia, Pain Medicine, and Peri-operative Application (ISURA 2014) in Toronto. The symposium will be held in University of St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto and we’ve put together a fantastic program for you. Over the past 10 years, this meeting has become…

  • Canadian Interventional Pain Course 2014

    This course is intended for physicians who have some experience in interventional pain management. The diagnostic and therapeutic approach to the patient suffering from chronic low back pain will be reviewed. The technical skill of common interventional spine pain procedures will be reviewed on live and cadaveric models with ultrasound and fluoroscopy.

  • 4th Annual Whistler Anesthesiology Summit – Program

    The mission of the Whistler Anesthesiology Summit is to deliver the highest standard in educational updates, covering all aspects of anesthesia care. Download the Brochure and  Program Schedule Here