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Need for STACER examiners

  **Sent on behalf of Dr. Irfan Khanbhai, Interim Program Director, Postgraduate Psychiatry Program**   Dear Clinical Faculty, As many of you are aware, the Royal College requires that the PGY4/5s successfully complete 2 STACERs (Structured Assessments of Clinical Evaluation Report) which include a 50 minute psychiatric assessment, presentation of the case, formulation, differential diagnosis […]

Registration Open: Inaugural Conference for the REMAP-Digital Research Cluster on October 26, 2021

Registration Open: Inaugural Conference for the REMAP-Digital Research Cluster on October 26, 2021

    Registration is now open for students, faculty, practitioners, and members of the community to participate in the Inaugural Conference for the Research on Mental Health Equity and Digital Health in the Asia Pacific cluster (REMAP-Digital), led by Dr. Ray Lam, Dr. Jill Murphy, and Dr. Erin Michalak, on Tuesday October 26, 2021! This […]

Memo from UBC Psychiatry IT: UBC FASmail Deleted Folders Will Be Emptied After 90 Days

  Dear Department members, Please note that, beginning on October 4, 2021, UBC FASmail deleted folders, junk mail and RSS feeds will be permanently emptied after 90 days. Please do not depend on them as a filing system. UBC IT has implemented this change to comply with UBC records management policies and to reduce digital […]

Strategic Plan in Action: Residency Training Expansion in Fraser and Interior Health

Strategic Plan in Action: Residency Training Expansion in Fraser and Interior Health

    Dear Colleagues, Over the last several months, the UBC Department of Psychiatry had been working closely with the Associate Dean, Postgraduate Education and the Health Authorities’ Regional Heads to develop a joint proposal to the Ministry of Health for the expansion of resident training positions in BC. The key objective of this proposal […]

The REMAP-Digital Cluster Invites ePoster Abstracts for Their Upcoming Conference

The REMAP-Digital Cluster Invites ePoster Abstracts for Their Upcoming Conference

    The Research on Mental Health Equity and Digital Health in the Asia Pacific cluster (REMAP-Digital), led by Dr. Ray Lam, Dr. Jill Murphy, and Dr. Erin Michalak, invites Department members to submit abstracts for the ePoster presentation for the upcoming inaugural Conference of REMAP-Digital on October 26, 2021! Specific guidelines regarding your abstract […]

Congratulations to Dr. Caroline Gosselin, Recipient of the 2021 Bobby Miller Award for Excellence in Teaching from the VMDAS Association!

Congratulations to Dr. Caroline Gosselin, Recipient of the 2021 Bobby Miller Award for Excellence in Teaching from the VMDAS Association!

  We wish to congratulate Clinical Professor Dr. Caroline Gosselin, who has received the 2021 Bobby Miller Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Vancouver Medical, Dental and Allied Staff Association (VMDAS). As is a long-standing clinical faculty member in the UBC Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Gosselin has made many significant contributions to teaching and […]

PGE Update Regarding Protected Time for Psychotherapy Training

  *** Sent on behalf of Dr. Irfan Khanbhai, Interim PGE Program Director, and Dr. Michelle van den Engh, Associate Program Director, Resident Psychotherapy Training ***   Dear Colleagues, The UBC Department of Psychiatry is dedicated to developing highly skilled psychiatrists who are able to practice a variety of psychotherapies with patients who suffer from […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Athanasios (Thanasis) Zis, Professor Emeritus and Former Head

In Memoriam: Dr. Athanasios (Thanasis) Zis, Professor Emeritus and Former Head

      Dear Colleagues, It is with profound sadness that I share the news that Dr. Athanasios (Thanasis) Zis passed away on Wednesday September 1, 2021, surrounded by his family. As many of you are aware, Dr. Zis served as the Head of the UBC Department of Psychiatry from 1997 to 2006, and as […]

Departure of Dr. Sara Junaid as IMG Oversight Director & Invitation of Expressions of Interest for the Role

Departure of Dr. Sara Junaid as IMG Oversight Director & Invitation of Expressions of Interest for the Role

      Dear Colleagues, We wish to share with you that Dr. Sara Junaid has decided to step down as International Medical Graduate (IMG) Oversight Director as of September 30, 2021, after having served in this role since 2017.  As the IMG Oversight Director, Dr. Junaid provided exceptional support and mentorship to our IMG […]

Congratulations to Dr. Tamara Vanderwal, Among Brain Canada’s 2020 Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research!

Congratulations to Dr. Tamara Vanderwal, Among Brain Canada’s 2020 Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research!

  Congratulations to Dr. Tamara Vanderwal, named one of Brain Canada’s 2020 Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research! Dr. Vanderwal is among 20 outstanding awardees announced this year, and will be the recipient of a major grant to support her project titled “Functional Hyperalignment in Pediatric fMRI,” which focuses on improving how one of the […]

Congratulations to Mr. Caden Poh, Recipient of the President’s Staff Award for Community Engagement!

Congratulations to Mr. Caden Poh, Recipient of the President’s Staff Award for Community Engagement!

    The Department is delighted to share that CREST.BD Research Coordinator Mr. Caden Poh has received this year’s President’s Staff Award for Community Engagement! Caden is being recognized for his dedication and hard work in reducing barriers to information and healthcare for people living with bipolar disorder through creative use of social media, advertising, […]