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Release of the New Streamlined Online Clinical Faculty Annual Report Form

    Dear colleagues, As you will recall, last winter we carried out an integrative strategic planning process which involved department-wide consultation on a wide range of issues and priorities. During this time, many clinical faculty members expressed a desire for more efficient and streamlined processes for appointment, reappointment, and promotion. Thus, in response to […]

Call for Faculty to Take on Academic Advisor (AA) Role to Mentor Residents in the New CBD Curriculum

    Dear colleagues, Firstly, we would like to thank our faculty and staff who have been providing exceptional support to our first Competence By Design (CBD) cohort of PGY1 residents over the last several months. As the UBC Psychiatry Postgraduate Program is preparing to implement individualized, one-to-one coaching for our residents as they progress […]

Call For Virtual Preceptors for Undergraduate Medical Students

  **Sent on behalf of Dr. Kathryn Fung, Program Director, Undergraduate Psychiatry Medical Education**   Dear Faculty, In large part due to the pandemic, our undergraduate medical education program (UGE) has encountered situations in which we are in need of preceptors willing and able to supervise Year 3 or Year 4 undergraduate medical students virtually […]

Fraudulent Email Alert – DO NOT RESPOND TO OR ENGAGE

    Dear Department Members, We are aware of fraudulent emails being sent to Department members from from the email address lakshmi.yatham.ubc.ca[at]gmail.com which is an unknown Gmail account. PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND TO, ENGAGE WITH, OR SEND PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THIS EMAIL. Such emails are referred to as “CEO frauds” and are designed to impersonate […]

Memo from Psychiatry IT: Decommissioning of UBC Secure WiFi in UBC Hospital on March 2

  PHSA will be discontinuing UBC Secure WiFi, in the UBC Hospital complex (Detwiller, Koerner and Purdy), on March 2, 2021.  Eduroam WiFi will remain available and offers the same service.  If you use WiFi at UBC Hospital, please make sure you are using Eduroam, rather than UBC Secure. Instructions for connection to Eduroam can […]

Save the Date: 2020 National Research Award Celebration on Tuesday, March 9th 2021, 4-5pm

Save the Date: 2020 National Research Award Celebration on Tuesday, March 9th 2021, 4-5pm

    On Tuesday March 9th 2021 from 4:00– 5:00pm, you are invited to join in celebrating the achievements of the recipients of the 2020 UBC Faculty of Medicine National Research Awards! The four awardees are among Canada’s leading scientists in heart, brain and cancer research, are being recognized for their scientific accomplishments, and for […]