Update: Associate Program Director – Prince George Track


** Sent on behalf of Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, UBC Psychiatry Department Head, and Dr. Irfan Khanbhai, Acting Program Director, UBC Postgraduate Psychiatry Education Program**


Dear Faculty members,

This email is to let you know that as of August 30, 2019, Dr. Johannes Giede stepped down from his position as Associate Program Director for the Prince George Track.  Dr. Giede had served in this role since early 2018, providing oversight and direction for the residents in the Prince George Track and heartily advocating for residents within the Northern BC Health Authority, especially around issues of safety.  The Department wishes to thank Dr. Giede for his valuable contributions over these last couple of years.

As of September 3, 2019, Dr. Rachel Boulding has stepped in as the new Associate Program Director for the Prince George Track. Dr. Boulding is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and an avid proponent of residents and their education.  She brings a wealth of experience from her previous work in the same role in years past.  Please join us in welcoming Dr. Boulding into this role.  We very much look forward to working with her in this capacity.

Thank you,


Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPsych (UK), MBA (Exec
Head, UBC Department of Psychiatry


Dr. Irfan Khanbhai MD, FRCPC
Acting Program Director
UBC Psychiatry Postgraduate Education Program