20110902 FoM THe Link

THE LINK – SEPTEMBER 2011: Here are just some of the news and events of interest this month. For a complete list, visit The Link online at: www.med.ubc.ca/faculty_staff/The_Link_Monthly_Bulletin.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

– Dr. Ran Goldman appointed Assistant Dean, Continuing Professional Development

– New Leadership recruitment opportunities available

– CIHR Operating Grant and New Investigator Award Procedures and Deadlines

– Request for nominations: BC Quality Awards and D. Harold Copp Lectureship

– Request for Healthy UBC Presentation Proposals

– Call for abstracts: 2012 Canadian Conference on Medical Education

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UPCOMING EVENTS

September 2: Drop-In Session for CV Reviews: Faculty Promotion and/ or Tenure

September 6, 7, 14, 20, 22, 27, 28, & 29: Library Workshops

September 8, 14 & 22: UBC CPD Case-Based Dementia Workshops

September 8 & 15: Leave for Change program presentation

September 20: Problem-Based Learning General Skills Tutor Training Workshop

September 18 – 21: Radiology Conference

SAVE THE DATE

October 4 – 5: Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention Conference

October 24: 2011 Gairdner Symposium

November 5: Spinal Chord: A Gala Fundraiser

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NEWS

– Research shows longer period of initial CPR provides no benefit

– Researchers find a new culprit in Alzheimer’s disease

– Parents’ stress leaves lasting marks on children’s genes

– Dr. Matthew Farrer appointed B.C. Leadership Chair in Genetic Medicine

– Fear of “grey tsunami” overblown: UBC studies

– Southern Medical Program students tour UBC Okanagan campus

– In Memory of Dr. Richard Pico

– eMentoring BC connects Aboriginal youth with online role models

– New academic space opens for medical residents and students

– B.C. researchers find quick, low-cost tests can accurately identify childhood development delays

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AWARDS & HONOURS

Five Faculty of Medicine graduate students awarded Vanier Scholarships

– Engineering – medical collaboration wins global competition to tackle maternal health

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES, PRIZES AND DEADLINES

– CIHR New Investigator Award: Internal Deadline: September 8

– CIHR Operating Grant: Internal Deadline: September 9

– President’s Award for Public Education Through Media: Internal Deadline: September 9

– UBC Killam Faculty Research Fellowships: Internal Deadline: September 12

– Burroughs Wellcome Fund – Career Awards for Medical Scientists: Internal Deadline: September 19

– UBC Killam Research Prize: Internal Deadline: September 28

– Parker B. Francis Fellowship: Internal Deadline: October 5

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