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Call for Volunteers to Provide Psychological Support to Front-line COVID-19 workers in India

Call for Volunteers to Provide Psychological Support to Front-line COVID-19 workers in India

    If you are a mental health care provider who speaks Bangla, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Marwari, Odia (Oriya), Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu or Urdu, and wishes to assist front-line workers grappling with the COVID-19 humanitarian crisis in India, you are encouraged to contact indearinfo@gmail.com for information on how you can help! This […]

Congratulations to Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, Recipient of the 2021 ISBD Robert Post Mentorship Award!

Congratulations to Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, Recipient of the 2021 ISBD Robert Post Mentorship Award!

  Congratulations to our Department Head Dr. Lakshmi Yatham on receiving the 2021 Robert Post Mentorship Award from the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD)! This award, named in honor of Professor Robert Post, recognizes outstanding ISBD members who have followed Dr. Post’s example and lifelong commitment to mentoring, and who have shown a similar […]

You Are Invited By Dr. Michael Krausz to Attend the Let’s Talk Overdose Conference

You Are Invited By Dr. Michael Krausz to Attend the Let’s Talk Overdose Conference

  You are invited to join Dr. Michael Krausz and other researchers, clinicians, policy makers, people with lived/living experience, and youth from all over the world for a full-day virtual conference on the overdose crisis and how to stop it. The virtual Let’s Talk Overdose Conference will take place on Wednesday June 23, 2021,  so […]

REGISTRATION OPEN! 2021 UBC Psychiatry Virtual Research Day on Thursday June 3rd, 2021

REGISTRATION OPEN! 2021 UBC Psychiatry Virtual Research Day on Thursday June 3rd, 2021

    Dear Department Faculty, Staff, Students, and Residents,   RESEARCH DAY REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! If you are planning to attend our online UBC Psychiatry Virtual Research Day on Thursday June 3rd, be sure to register by completing the Online Registration Form by Monday May 31! Upon completing and submitting the online form, you will […]

Dr. Jehannine Austin Speaks to Harper’s Bazaar About a Simple Analogy That Can Change How We Think About Mental Health

Dr. Jehannine Austin Speaks to Harper’s Bazaar About a Simple Analogy That Can Change How We Think About Mental Health

  Last month, Dr. Jehannine Austin was featured in a Harper’s Bazaar article, where she spoke with writer Sally Newall about a simple analogy that could provide us all with a new perspective on mental health. Here, Dr. Austin discusses a ‘mental illness jar’ that every person has, which is filled with both genetic and […]

Invitation to PGE Graduation Ceremony for Class of 2021 – RSVP by June 14

  **Sent on behalf of Dr. Irfan Khanbhai, Interim PGE Program Director**   Dear Grads, Faculty and invited guests, I am thrilled to announce the virtual Graduation Ceremony for the Psychiatry Class of 2021! The ceremonies will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2021 by Zoom. The festivities will start at 6:00 PST at the link […]

Nominations Invited for FoM Awards – Deadline Friday June 4, 2021

    Dear UBC Psychiatry Department Members, Following the Dean’s Call for Nominations for the 2021 UBC Faculty of Medicine Awards on May 3, 2021, I wish to announce that the Department will carry out an internal nomination and selection process for the Award Categories listed below. Hence, at this initial stage we invite nominations […]