The Iron Conundrum

The Iron Conundrum: Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Brain Iron – Clinical Implications Chan Centre for Family Health Education (Auditorium) February 27 – 28, 2017 8:45am – 12:00 pm   Individuals with mental health and neurodevelopmental conditions often present with restless movement patterns and facial mimic characteristics, including hyper-/hypo-arousability hyper-kinesia, and hypermotor-restlessness (H-behaviours).  H-behaviours cause disruptive […]

BCPSQC Clinician Quality Academy

Clinician Quality Academy is a professional development program delivered over an eight-month period, beginning in April 2017- registration is open until February 17.  The curriculum of Clinician Quality Academy features content and learning modules designed specifically for physicians, and aims to build capability to lead quality and safety initiatives in any health care setting.  To […]

Elaine Carty appointed member of the Order of Canada

Elaine Carty appointed member of the Order of Canada

Elaine Carty, founding Director of UBC’s Midwifery Program and Professor Emerita has recently been appointed to the Order of Canada. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada announced 100 new appointments to the Order of Canada as Canada turns 150. The Order of Canada is a Canadian national order, admission into […]

College of Family Physicians of Canada and BC College Award Winners Announced

The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the BC College of Family Physicians recently announced the following award winners: 2016 Researcher, Dr. Keith Ahamad, Clinical Assistant Professor 2016 Reg L. Perkin Award for Family Physician of the Year (BC), Dr. Rodney Andrew, Clinical Professor 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award in Family Medicine Research, Dr. Joanna […]