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Congratulations to Dr. Erin Michalak, Recipient of the 2019 Douglas Utting Prize for Depression Research!

Congratulations to Dr. Erin Michalak, Recipient of the 2019 Douglas Utting Prize for Depression Research!

The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Erin Michalak for receiving the prestigious 2019 Douglas Utting Prize for Depression Research. The Douglas Utting Prize is awarded annually to a person or group, working in Canada that has made a major contribution to promoting the awareness of depression and/or suicide and/or to advancing the understanding and treatment of […]

Dr. Sophia Frangou Featured in Brain & Behavior Research Foundation eNews

Dr. Sophia Frangou Featured in Brain & Behavior Research Foundation eNews

Dr. Frangou and her team have uncovered new evidence about the origins of auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia Dr. Sophia Frangou, UBC President’s Excellence Chair in Brain Health and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, was recently featured in an article published by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. The article highlights a study led by […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Jeffrey Ennis, Clinical Instructor in the UBC Department of Psychiatry

We are saddened to learn about the passing of Dr. Jeffrey Ennis, who was a Clinical Instructor in the UBC Department of Psychiatry since 2016.  Dr. Ennis shared his time between Vancouver Island and Hamiliton, Ontario, where he was also a Clinical Assistant Professor at McMaster University. He founded the Ennis Centre for Pain Management […]

2020 Call for Applications for the Clinical Educator Fellowship Program

*** Sent on behalf of the UBC FoM Centre for Health Education Scholarship (CHES) ***   The Centre for Health Education Scholarship (CHES) at UBC is offering funded fellowship opportunities for senior residents (R3-R5) or established clinicians interested in health education scholarship. The two-year fellowship is based at CHES and includes a master’s degree, completion […]

URGENT: Vancouver/Fraser Tutors Needed Nov & Dec – Year 2 Psychiatry Clinical Skills Sessions

**Sent on behalf of FoM Clinical Skills Program – respond to amanda.jones@ubc.ca**   Dear Faculty, We’ve unfortunately received a last minute cancellation, and urgently require a tutor(s) (psychiatrist) in Vancouver/Fraser for the following dates: Wednesdays: November 20th, 1:00 – 4:30 pm: PSYCHIATRY INTERVIEW 1 November 27th, 1:00 – 4:30 pm: PSYCHIATRY INTERVIEW 2 December 4th, […]

Free Flu Shot Clinic at UBC Hospital Cafeteria, Oct 28, Oct 30, & Nov 1, 2019

Free Flu Shot Clinic at UBC Hospital Cafeteria, Oct 28, Oct 30, & Nov 1, 2019

  Please note that a free flu clinic will be available to UBC staff at the entrance of the UBC Hospital Cafeteria on the following dates: Monday, October 28th from 9:00am – 5:00pm Wednesday, October 30th  from 9:00am – 5:00pm Friday, November 1st from 10:00am – 2:00pm  

A Big Thank You to the Faculty and Residents Who Contributed to Another Successful Psychiatry Summer Immersion Program!

A Big Thank You to the Faculty and Residents Who Contributed to Another Successful Psychiatry Summer Immersion Program!

  On behalf of Dr. Yatham and the Department of Psychiatry, we extend our deep appreciation to the more than 50 faculty and residents who participated in the 2019 Psychiatry Summer Immersion Program, and without whom the Program would not have been possible.  Your tremendous contributions have made the Program a resounding success. Our thanks […]