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UBC COVID-19 Updated Guidance Regarding Events and Travel
March 13, 2020The COVID-19 outbreak continues to cause concern within our community. This is also reflected in the fast-changing nature of the situation, and the response from the BC Provincial Government. Read More >


Challenges in Funding Healthcare: a short documentary by BC Support Unit’s HESM Cluster
February 28, 2020This video was produced as part of an ongoing project (2018-2021), funded by the BC SUPPORT Unit Health Economics and Simulation Modelling (HESM) Methods Cluster. Read More >


Data Science in Health: The UBC Department of Medicine needs your input!
February 27, 2020The Department of Medicine is looking for faculty feedback through a short 5-minute survey   Read More >


Register now for the Women’s Brain Health Conference May 11-12, 2020
February 26, 2020The Women’s Health Research Cluster is pleased to announce the ‘Women’s Brain Health Conference,’ which will take place on May 11th -12th, 2020, at the University of British Columbia’s Robert Lee Alumni Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. Read More >


Dr. Thalia Field (Division of Neurology): Research shows new drug helps to preserve brain cells after stroke
February 20, 2020Treating acute ischemic stroke patients with an experimental neuroprotective drug, combined with a surgical procedure to remove the clot improves outcomes as shown by clinical trial results published today in The Lancet Read More >


Dr. Kevin Eva (Division of GIM) receives the 2020 CAME Ian Hart Award for Distinguished Contribution to Medical Education
February 13, 2020Dr. Kevin Eva, professor in the UBC Division of General Internal Medicine and associate director and senior scientist at the Centre for Health Education Scholarship is the recipient of the 2020 Ian Hart Award for Distinguished Contribution to Medical Education. Read More >


UBC Department of Medicine Researchers Awarded $4.5M in CIHR Fall 2019 Project Grant Competition
February 13, 2020The Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential to advance health-related fundamental or applied knowledge, health research, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes. Read More >


Dr. Andrew Krahn (Division of Cardiology) recipient of a 2019 UBC Killam Research Prize
February 13, 2020Dr. Andrew Krahn (Division of Cardiology) has been awarded a 2019 UBC Killam Research Prize. Read More >


Department of Medicine’s Dr. Teresa Tsang & UBC ECE to Partner in Supercluster’s Project
January 20, 2020On January 16, 2020 the Digital Technology Supercluster announced 14 new projects with a total investment of $25 million; including one collaboration between the UBC Department of Medicine and the UBC Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Read More >


As seen on CBC’s The National: Epidural Stimulation for Spinal Cord Injuries feat. Dr. Andrei Krassioukov (UBC Division of PMR)
January 20, 2020CBC News’ Vik Adhopia looks at Epidural Stimulation as an emerging treatment for Spinal Cord Injuries and the push to make it available in Canada. Read More >