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Enhanced CWL

Enhanced CWL

As part of Privacy Matters and UBC’s ongoing effort to enhance cybersecurity, UBC is implementing Enhanced CWL (multi-factor authentication). Please note that Enhanced CWL is mandatory, so please register for Enhanced CWL by September 30, 2019.   What is Enhanced CWL? Enhanced CWL (multi-factor authentication) is a security standard providing an effective way to prevent […]

New Faculty Position in the Department of Psychiatry through Faculty Renewal Funding

Date:    July 25, 2019   To:        Faculty, Staff and Students of the UBC Department of Psychiatry   From:   Dr. Lakshmi N. Yatham Professor and Head, UBC Department of Psychiatry Director, Institute of Mental Health, UBC Regional Head and Program Medical Director, VCH/PHC   Re:        New Faculty Position in the Department of Psychiatry through Faculty Renewal […]

Congratulations to Dr. Weihong Song on receiving CIHR Operating Grant

Dr. Weihong Song has been awarded a 5-year, $994,500 CIHR operating grant for his research project “The effect of a novel presenilin 1 mutatio non Alzheimer’s Disease pathogenesis”. The project will seeks to investigate how this PS1 mutation selectively regulates APP without affecting Notch cleavage, and to define the mechanism underlying the PS1’s role in AD […]

Congratulations to Dr. David Kealy – recipient of 2019 MSFHR Scholar Award

Congratulations to Dr. David Kealy – recipient of 2019 MSFHR Scholar Award

Dr. David Kealy has been awarded MSFHR Scholar Award Personal identity–one’s psychological sense of personal continuity–is an important aspect of mental health, informing one’s motivations, behaviors, and social relations. Disruptions in identity can contribute to prevalent conditions such as personality disorders. Indeed, distorted identity is a core aspect of personality dysfunction and disorder, contributing to […]

UBC CAP Subspecialty Residency Program Application
A Message from the Department Head: Dr. Lakshmi Yatham

Comments and Suggestions

This is a free-for-all page! What suggestions, hints, comments, brickbats, etc. do you have about research and scholarly activity?  You can submit them here by leaving a comment.

“The Resident Research Track: A Primer.” A Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, Montreal, September 27, 2012

Presenters Venkataramana Bhat (McGill University), KaWai Leong (University of BC), Jeff Daskalakis (University of Toronto), Raymond W. Lam (University of BC), Fabrice Jollant (McGill). Objectives appreciate the Royal College Specialty Training Requirements for research training in psychiatry; understand the structure and timelines of research tracks across the largest training programs in Canada; and have an […]

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Resident Research Night, Oct. 12, 2012

Resident Research Night Oct. 12, 2012 at 6:00pm Cacutus Club 1530 W Broadway (west of Granville Street) Program 5:45 – Presentation Set-up 6:00 – Seating and Dinner Orders 6:15 – Welcome Dr. Lam, Smita Naidoo, Nadeesha Fernando 6:35 – Resident Presentations (2-5 min/presentation, 1-2 min/questions) Dr. Alan Bates Dr. Smita Naidoo Dr. Carina Perel-Panar Dr. Alex […]

Department of Psychiatry’s Annual Research Day 2013

Department of Psychiatry’s Annual Research Day 2013

Join us for the Department of Psychiatry’s Annual Research Day on June 6, 2013, which showcases outstanding faculty and student research.

Congratulations to Drs. Alan Bates and KaWai Leong

Congratulations to Drs. Alan Bates and KaWai Leong

Congratulations to Psychiatry Research Track Residents Dr. Alan Bates, who received the 2012 Professional Association of Residents of British Columbia (PAR-B.C.) Award of Merit, and Dr. KaWai Leong (PGY-2), who received a Resident Psychiatric Research Scholars Fellowship award from the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

Congratulations to Drs. Alan Bates and KaWai Leong

Congratulations to Drs. Alan Bates and KaWai Leong

At the UBC Psychiatry Residents’ Graduation Dinner in June 2013, the following awards were presented: The George Davidson Scholarship Award (for research and scholarly activity during residency training) to Dr. KaWai Leong (PGY2 Research Track resident). The Award for Significant Contribution to Research (during residendy training) to Dr. Alan Bates (PGY5 Research Track resident).   […]

Resident Research Social 2014

Resident Research Social 2014

We held a very successful Resident Research Social on March 12, 2014. Many thanks to the outstanding clinical faculty who presented on their research, including: Dr. Alasdair Barr, Dr. William Honer, Dr. Donna Lang, Dr. Erin Michalak, Dr. Tim Murphy, Dr. Tonia Nichols, Dr. Will Panenka, Dr. Pratibha Reebye, and Dr. Evelyn Stewart, as well […]

CPA holds 4th Annual Junior Investigator Research Colloquium

CPA holds 4th Annual Junior Investigator Research Colloquium

The Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) held its 4th Annual Junior Investigator Research Colloquium at the annual conference in Ottawa in September 2017.  Two UBC Research Track residents participated (Dr. Nicholas Ainsworth and Dr. Clara Westwell-Roper) and Dr. Lam (shown here with his mentor group) was one of the 7 mentors. You can read more about […]

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Welcome to our two new Research Track Residents!

We would like to welcome our two new Research Track residents, Gillian Munro (2019) and Magda Szumilas (2019).

*New date: First Research Track Seminar, April 15, 2015

*New date: First Research Track Seminar, April 15, 2015

We are pleased to announce the start of a series of half-day seminars for Research Track residents, taking place approximately 3-4 times per year and carved out of residents’ one-day research time.  The first in this series will feature two 1.5 hour sessions: Responsible Conduct in Research, led by Dr. Jehannine Austin, and Meta-analysis, led […]

Department of Psychiatry’s Annual Research Day

Department of Psychiatry’s Annual Research Day

Residents that presented at the 2017 Research Day included Nicholas Ainsworth, Gabrielle Chartier, Marlon Danilowitz, Sharleen Gill, Verena Langheimer, Golnaz Naderkhani, Andrew Perrin, Clara Weswell-Roper, and Rebecca Zivanovic. Check out the 2017 Research Day Abstracts.

New Scholarly Activity Project Policy!

New Scholarly Activity Project Policy!

In March, 2016, the Postgraduate Education Committee approved a Scholarly Activity Project Policy, which will apply to residents starting the program in 2015-2016. More information on the Scholarly Activity Project can be found here.

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Welcome to our new Research Track Residents!

A warm welcome to our new Research Track residents, PGY1 Haroon Ahmad (2024) from McMaster University and PGY1 Victor Li (2024) from University of BC.

UBC Department of Psychiatry Research Day

UBC Department of Psychiatry Research Day

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our annual UBC Department of Psychiatry Research Day has been postponed until further notice.

Welcome to our new Research Track Residents!

Welcome to our new Research Track Residents!

A warm welcome to our new Research Track residents starting July 1, 2019: PGY1 Haroon Ahmad (2024) from McMaster University and PGY1 Victor Li (2024) from University of BC.

Scholarly Activity Project

Scholarly Activity Project

Residents entering PGY1 starting from July, 2015 have a requirement to complete a scholarly activity project by the end of PGY5. For more information, click here or check the Scholarly Activity Project tab

UBC In The News – 07/04/2019
UBC Reports | June 21, 2019