News & Announcements


3 UBC Department of Medicine members named CIHR Rapid Research Funding Recipients
July 2, 2020In May 2020, The Government of Canada announced the launch of a new rapid research funding opportunity to continue to mobilize science to fight COVID-19. Read More >


MSFHR COVID-19 Research Response Fund Award Recipients
July 2, 2020Two UBC Department of Medicine members are the recipients of the MSFHR COVID-19 Research Response Fund Award Read More >


July 2, 2020: Extraordinary Grand Rounds Presentation by Dr. Scott Kaatz
June 16, 2020“The Henry Ford Hospital Experience with COVID-19 Surge: Patient Experience and Health System Response” Read More >


#DifferentTogether Pledge
June 12, 2020June 12, 2020: A Community Update from UBC Faculty of Medicine Dean Dermot Kelleher Read More >


Dr. Cheryl Holmes appointed Division Head, Critical Care Medicine
June 9, 2020The Department of Medicine is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Cheryl Holmes as Head, Division of Critical Care Medicine effective July 1, 2020. Read More >


A Message from the Department Head
June 5, 2020June 5, 2020: A message from Dr. Anita Palepu, Head, Department of Medicine, UBC Read More >


Community Update from UBC Faculty of Medicine Dean Dermot Kelleher
June 4, 2020June 3, 2020: a message from Dermot Kelleher, Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Vice-President, Health, UBC Read More >


2020 UBC Department of Medicine Award Breakfast
June 4, 2020Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Department of Medicine Awards Breakfast was hosted virtually (via Zoom) on June 4, 2020. Read More >


Together Against Racism and Injustice
June 3, 2020An important message from UBC President and Vice Chancellor Santa J. Ono Read More >


UBC Researchers Design Ultrasound Scanner Network for COVID19
May 27, 2020UBC researchers are collaborating with local partners to establish a network of portable, handheld ultrasound scanners that can soon accelerate COVID-19 diagnosis in B.C. and potentially beyond. Read More >