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Dr. Heather McKay one of three faculty members selected as 2017-2018 Peter Wall Institute Wall Scholar

Dr. Heather McKay one of three faculty members selected as 2017-2018 Peter Wall Institute Wall Scholar

Heather McKay has been selected as one of three Faculty of Medicine faculty members to receive a Peter Wall Institute Wall Scholar Award for 2017-2018.  Recipients of this research award spend one year in residence at the Institute working collaboratively in an interdisciplinary environment. Read more here   Congratulations, Dr. McKay!    

Safe, Healthy, and Productive Workplaces:  Learning from Research and Practice Conference

Safe, Healthy, and Productive Workplaces: Learning from Research and Practice Conference

Date: June 1-3, 2017 Main Event: University of British Columbia Satellite Sites: University of Northern British Columbia, University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus Website:  http://cirpd.org/conference E-mail:  conference@cirpd.org/admin@cirpd.org  

Abortion care in Canada is decided between a woman and her doctor, without recourse to criminal law – Dr. Wendy Norman

As the UK debates decriminalisation of abortion and people wonder about the effects it might have,1 it may be useful to consider the Canadian experience of nearly 30 years without a criminal law to police access to abortion. For many years, abortion was prohibited under the Canadian criminal code unless provided in a hospital after […]

Carolyn Canfield promotes relationship-based health care in Japan

Carolyn Canfield promotes relationship-based health care in Japan

Carolyn Canfield, Honorary Lecturer and Patient Safety Champion in the department recently visited Japan to promote relationship-based health care for better safety and quality.  Six speaking engagements included presentations for clinicians, managers and researchers to the 11th Annual Congress of the Japanese Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare in Tokyo, Yokohama City University Medical Center, […]