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Call for Health Researchers: Help Increase Diversity in Health Research in BC!

Call for Health Researchers: Help Increase Diversity in Health Research in BC!

    As part of a study led by principal investigator Dr. Erin Michalak and supported by the BC Support Unit, BC health researchers are invited to participate in a survey to test six online educational modules using the Tapestry Tool – a novel interactive e-learning platform. The purpose of this study is to evaluate […]

August 2021 Update from the Department of Psychiatry Research and Scholarly Activity Committee

    Hello from the Department’s Research and Scholarly Activity Committee! We’re pleased to provide you with our Summer 2021 quarterly update. Residents, for your information if you’re submitting either your project abstract or your final report, the Fall committee meeting dates are October 5th 2021 (*note change of date) and November 25th 2021 . […]

Memo from Psychiatry IT: WiFi in Detwiller Pavilion

  Some department members located in Detwiller Pavilion at Point Grey campus have noticed weak UBC WiFi signals. UBC Secure WiFi has no access points in Detwiller Pavilion. The signal strength is poor because you are connecting to another building’s WiFi. Instead, please use UBC Eduroam, which is available in both hospital and university buildings, […]

UBC Department of Psychiatry Staffing Updates – August 2021

    Dear Department members, I am pleased to share some exciting staffing updates within our UBC Psychiatry Administration and Education teams. Firstly, please join me in welcoming Ms. Eva Angelopoulos, who started as our new Senior Education Programs Manager on August 9.  As a member of our Administrative team and working closely with the […]

Congratulations to Dr. Tamara Vanderwal, Recipient of JELF Funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)!

Congratulations to Dr. Tamara Vanderwal, Recipient of JELF Funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)!

  Congratulations to Dr. Tamara Vanderwal, who has been awarded funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) to support her infrastructure project titled “Naturalistic Neuroimaging of Child Psychiatric Disorders.” Hers is one of seven UBC-led projects to be selected in the June 2021 competition. Dr. Vanderwal is a […]

PGME Spotlight on Dr. Leona Adams

PGME Spotlight on Dr. Leona Adams

  Clinical Assistant Professor and newly appointed Anti-Racism, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Co-Faculty Lead Dr. Leona Adams is profiled the current issue of the UBC FoM PGME newsletter! This month’s PGME Spotlight describes Dr. Adams’ amazing work using communication as a key tool to care for her patients as an Emergency Psychiatrist, and also as […]

Call for Tutors: Year 2 Psychiatry Interviewing (VFMP): Sessions run Wed Sept 1 to Fri Dec 3, 2021

  ** Sent on behalf of Dr. Kathryn Fung, Program Director, Undergraduate Medical Education, Department of Psychiatry **   Dear Psychiatry Clinical Faculty, Help prepare our medical students for their psychiatry clerkship – sign up for the Year 2 Psychiatry Interviewing Clinical Skills sessions running Wed Sept 1 to Fri Dec 3, 2021 at VFMP […]

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Vigo, Recipient of a 2021 FoM Distinguished Achievement Award for Overall Excellence – Early Career

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Vigo, Recipient of a 2021 FoM Distinguished Achievement Award for Overall Excellence – Early Career

  We are thrilled to share that Dr. Daniel Vigo has received a 2021 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award in the category of Overall Excellence – Early Career! This annual award recognizes faculty at the Assistant Professor level who have made outstanding contributions in research, education, and service, areas in which Dr. Vigo has […]

Dr. Lynn Raymond Receives Major CIHR Project Grant in the Spring 2021 Competition

Dr. Lynn Raymond Receives Major CIHR Project Grant in the Spring 2021 Competition

  Congratulations to Dr. Lynn Raymond on being awarded a major CIHR project grant in the Spring 2021 competition! As the principal investigator on this 5-year funded project titled “Role of altered endoplasmic reticulum calcium regulation and the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor signaling in cortico-striatal synaptic dysfunction: Opportunities for therapy in prodromal Huntington disease,” Dr. Raymond […]