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Year End Message from the Department Head

Year End Message from the Department Head

    Year End Message From the Department Head December 17, 2020   Dear colleagues, staff, students and residents, As I reflect upon the year, I am truly grateful to all of you for your tremendous contributions over these last twelve months. Suffice to say, 2020 has been a uniquely challenging year, as the COVID-19 […]

Reappointment of Dr. Irfan Khanbhai as Interim PGE Program Director

    Dear Colleagues, As you are aware, over the last few months a diligent search process was carried out in order to fill the position of Postgraduate Education Program (PGE) Director in the UBC Department of Psychiatry. Although the position received a great deal of interest, unfortunately the search did not result in identifying […]

To Clinical Faculty: Competency on Foundation Stage EPAs

  **Sent on behalf of Dr. Irfan Khanbhai, Acting PGE Program Director, Department of Psychiatry**   Dear Clinical Faculty involved in teaching our PGY1s, First of all, I wanted to thank you all for your efforts and dedication to all our residents and especially to our PGY1 cohort. It is with our PGY1s that you are […]

PLEASE NOTE: Erroneous Workday Notification – “Verify Life Insurance Beneficiary”

    Dear Department members, Please see the IRP memo below regarding an erroneous Workday task to “Verify Life Insurance Beneficiary,” sent to UBC employees. As noted, this task has now been removed from inboxes, however if you changed your beneficiary on December 11 as a response to the requested task, please reverse this change […]

YOU ARE INVITED: Clinical Trials BC Conference, “The Modernization of Clinical Trials” on January 26-28, 2021

YOU ARE INVITED: Clinical Trials BC Conference, “The Modernization of Clinical Trials” on January 26-28, 2021

    Clinical Trials BC, part of the BC Academic Health Science Network, invites you to a virtual conference titled The Modernization of Clinical Trials. The conference will showcase regulatory renewal, new innovations in trial approaches and design, diversity of populations and teams, current topics, and leadership. This free event will be held virtually on […]

UBC Neuropsychiatry Program Annual Activity Report for 2020

  The UBC Neuropsychiatry Program, headed by Program Director Dr. Trevor Hurwitz, has released its Annual Activity Report for 2020. The report lists all of its scholarly and research activities this year, including publications, manuscripts currently under review, and current grants held by Program members. Access the 2020 UBC Neuropsychiatry Program Annual Activity Report here

Faculty of Medicine News: Spotlight on Dr. Adele Diamond

Faculty of Medicine News: Spotlight on Dr. Adele Diamond

  This week, UBC Psychiatry Professor Dr. Adele Diamond is featured in the Faculty of Medicine News, where she discusses her recent study published in Cerebral Cortex that reveals the harmful impact of stress on our executive functions such as self-control, focused attention, working memory and problem solving. The research, led by Diamond Lab members […]

Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Kline and Dr. Rosemary Basson on Their Retirement in 2020!

Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Kline and Dr. Rosemary Basson on Their Retirement in 2020!

  The Department would like to congratulate and send our best wishes to Dr. Stephen Kline and Dr. Rosemary Basson, two long-serving Department members who have decided to retire from their UBC clinical faculty appointments in 2020.   Clinical Professor Dr. Stephen Kline joined the UBC Department of Psychiatry in 1988, and for the past […]