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Undergrad Year 3 and 4 Students – Virtual Home Office Visit Guidelines

  *** Shared on Behalf of the UBC Psychiatry Education Office Team ***   Dear Faculty, Please see below an important message from UGME Task Force. ********************************************************************************************************************   Good afternoon Year 3/4 Program Administrators, Please see the info below in the Key Messages from UGME Task Force and distribute to your preceptors. Virtual Home Office Visit Guidelines […]

Fraudulent Phishing Email – DO NOT OPEN LINKS

Fraudulent Phishing Email – DO NOT OPEN LINKS

    Dear Department Members, We are aware of fraudulent emails (resembling the one shown below) being sent to Department staff and faculty from “Workday <notification[at]ubc.lol>”. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK ON OR PROVIDE YOUR CREDENTIALS TO ANY OF THE LINKS IN THIS EMAIL.  Such emails are credentials phishing attempts used to gain access to your […]

Memo from UBC Psychiatry IT: Reasons to Alert UBC IT Security

    Dear Department Members, With a recent influx of fraudulent emails and phishing attempts to UBC faculty and staff, it is important to keep in mind the following situations where you should email security@ubc.ca: Please report: If you see evidence of a computer attack or breach. If you see suspicious activity. If you have […]

UBC Language Sciences: Spotlight on Dr. Todd Woodward

UBC Language Sciences: Spotlight on Dr. Todd Woodward

  UBC Language Sciences’ news story this month features UBC Psychiatry Professor, Dr. Todd Woodward. Here, he discusses his research with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data to determine networks in the brain and also predict the cognitive processes involved.   Read “Looking at Brain Images to Read Minds: Using fMRI Data to Predict Cognitive […]

December 2020 Update from the Department of Psychiatry Research and Scholarly Activity Committee

December 2020 Update from the Department of Psychiatry Research and Scholarly Activity Committee

    Hello again from the Department’s Research and Scholarly Activity Committee! We’re pleased to provide you with an update on our committee’s work to support residents’ research and scholarly activity endeavours. This committee is responsible for ensuring that our department’s residency program meets Royal College training objectives for research and scholarly activity. Specific responsibilities […]

NEW PUBLICATION: The Phillips Lab’s Study Unravels the Effects of Heantos-4 on Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

NEW PUBLICATION: The Phillips Lab’s Study Unravels the Effects of Heantos-4 on Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

Exciting findings from the Phillips Lab hold promise for new non-opioid therapeutics for symptoms of opioid withdrawal.   Earlier this month, a research team led by Dr. Tony Phillips published their paper titled “Neural bases for attenuation of morphine withdrawal by Heantos-4: role of l-tetrahydropalmatine” in the Nature-affiliated journal, Scientific Reports. The study conducted by […]