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Department of Medicine Annual AwardsThe Department’s annual faculty and staff recognition event was held on May 29th, 2014, in the Medical Student and Alumni Centre. In addition to the awards presentation, Dr. Teresa Tsang gave an update on the exciting work underway in the DOM Research Office, and Drs. Andrea Townson and Anita Palepu spoke to the audience about […] Read More

Julio-Montaner-770x350Douglas College awards honorary fellowship to Dr. Julio MontanerJune 6, 2014 Douglas College awarded its highest distinction, honorary fellowship, to Dr. Julio Montaner, Head of the Division of AIDS in the Department of Medicine and Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE). “We are proud to recognize Dr. Montaner with our institution’s highest distinction, Honorary Fellowship. As an internationally recognized leader in […] Read More

Dr.CairnsDr. John Cairns to receive the Order of British ColumbiaDr. John Cairns, Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, has been selected to receive the Order of British Columbia.  The Order of British Columbia recognizes those who have served with the greatest distinction and excelled in their field, benefiting the people of BC or elsewhere. The Order is the highest form of recognition the Province […] Read More

Andrei-Krassioukov-sliderResearcher seeks to level playing field for ParalympiansUBC's Andrei Krassioukov will travel to the Sochi Paralympics to study the effects of spinal cord injury (SCI) on the cardiovascular health of Paralympians. Read More

Mark-Fitzgerald-sliderBreathe in Your Own LanguageDr. Mark FitzGerald talks about gaining intercultural insight to communicate more effectively with asthma patients. Read More

Dawn-DeWitt-sliderNew Master in ACP BC ChapterDr. Dawn DeWitt will be honoured by the American College of Physicians with advancement to Mastership Read More

Andrew KrahnThree Department of Medicine researchers win HSF GIA AwardsThe Department of Medicine is very pleased to congratulate three of its department members; Dr. Jason Andrade, Dr. Andrew Krahn, and Dr. Kenneth Madden on a successful outcome in the 2013/2014 Heart and Stroke Foundation Grant-in-Aid peer-reviewed competition. Read More

UBC Internal Medicine Resident Wins ACP Award for ResearchDr Asher Mendelson, Internal Medicine resident representing UBC and the ACP BC Chapter at the American College of Physicians conference in San Francisco received the Associate Abstract Competition Research poster award. His work, “The Efficacy and Biocompatability of a Novel Polymer-based Solution in a Rodent Model of Peritoneal Dialysis,” was selected in the category of […] Read More

UBC Residents win Virtual Patient ChallengeCalvin Ke and Terence Yung, first year internal medicine   residents, and David Harris, a fifth year endocrinology resident, were awarded first place in the 2012 CHEC-CESC Virtual Patient Challenge for their virtual patient case titled Unforeseen Circumstances. The CHEC-CESC Virtual Patient Challenge is part of theAssociation of Faculties of Medicine of Canada – Infoway Physician in Training e-Health Curriculum […] Read More

Dr. Evan Wood Awarded the 2013 Research and Mission AwardDr. Evan Wood, Professor in the Division of AIDS, and internal medicine physician at St. Paul’s Hospital, has been recognized by Providence Health Care as a scientists who upholds the core principles of patient centered care, while contributing to the advancement of scientific knowledge at the highest level. In addition to his numerous awards, and […] Read More