Our own Dr. Kendall Ho hosts Innovations in Health Care

Developed in collaboration with Vancouver physicians and staff, this interactive forum on how we’re achieving breakthroughs in care with high-tech help attracted more than 400 participants from across Vancouver Acute and Community Services — and beyond.

Find out more about the All-Staff Forum and the Innovation Fair!


VGH ED leads fourth “mega simulation”

The VGH emergency department was featured in VCH news after hosting the fourth mega-simulation, bringing together multiple services, clinicians, and staff. These simulation sessions work to provide insight to areas in communication and process that we can improve as a team.

VGH Cardiologists publish on Pill in the Pocket

Dr. Jason Andrade and our cardiologists have published on their Pill in the Pocket protocol. Some of the emergency physicians may remember treating patients with this protocol in the ED over the last couple of years.

Dr. Andrade joined us at our last PSQ Rounds this month as well. Read more about their work on atrial fibrillation here.

Dr. Kendall Ho featured speaker at VCH Innovations in Health Care

Join the Innovations in Health Care, Vancouver’s first All-Staff Forum of 2018. Developed in consultation with staff and physicians, this interactive forum on high tech in health care will be held on Wednesday, February 28 (2 to 3 pm), followed by an Innovation Fair from 3 to 4 pm.

Bring your curiosity and questions about achieving breakthroughs in care with high-tech help, and learn from stories shared by your Vancouver acute and community colleagues. Details and registration here.

Dr. Corinne Hohl wins prestigious UBC Killam Research Fellowship!

Congratulations to our own Dr. Corinne Hohl, who was recently awarded a UBC Killam Research Fellowship. This prestigious award (only 10 were awarded across all the departments at UBC) allows faculty members to pursue full-time research while on study leave. 

This award will be formally celebrated during a ceremony on April 17th at the Chan Centre. Check out the details at this link from the Faculty of Medicine:


Dr. Jeff Brubacher presents at the House of Commons

Our own Dr. Jeff Brubacher appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights last month and presented a statement regarding their study of Bill C-46. The bill proposes new measures to combat impaired driving including random breathe testing of drivers for alcohol and introducing per se levels for THC. Both topics are related to Jeff’s research.

Congratulations on a job well done and keep up the good work, Jeff!

You can listen to the meeting here.