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Call for Applications for the UBC Institute of Mental Health (IMH) Marshall Fellows Program in Mental Health for 2022-2023

Call for Applications for the UBC Institute of Mental Health (IMH) Marshall Fellows Program in Mental Health for 2022-2023

    Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce the call for applications for the UBC Institute of Mental Health (IMH) Marshall Fellows Program in Mental Health for 2022-2023. The Marshall Fellows Program in Mental Health was established in 2019 by the IMH to support the training of young investigators in translational research in order […]

Request to Clinical Faculty Who Run Resident Electives

  *** Sent on behalf of Dr. Irfan Khanbhai, Interim Program Director, Postgraduate Psychiatry Program ***   Dear Clinical Faculty, Many of you provide very valuable clinical teaching in the form of Electives for our PGY4’s and 5’s.  I wanted to thank you for your continued commitment to our Program and our Residents. Given that each site where electives are done across […]

Memo from Psychiatry IT: Theft of your Computer

  Theft of your Computer What if your computer was stolen? Departmental computers have been stolen from locked offices and from trunks of cars.  Please think about the physical security of your computer and what it would mean to you, if it was stolen.  Could thieves put the hard drive in another computer and read […]

The Next Physician Networking Lunch is on Tuesday March 15!

The Next Physician Networking Lunch is on Tuesday March 15!

  *** Sent on behalf of the Vancouver Physician Staff Association ***   The Vancouver Physician Staff Association is hosting the UBCH Physician Networking Lunches on the third Tuesday of each month at noon, and invites physicians on site to come out, catch up and connect with colleagues, and enjoy a catered lunch. Residents and […]

IN MEMORIAM: Dr. Christine Tipper

IN MEMORIAM: Dr. Christine Tipper

  *** Shared on behalf of Dr. Lakshmi N. Yatham, Department Head, at the request of the Family ***   It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Dr. Christine Tipper, former investigator with BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services and BC Children’s Hospital, and Assistant Professor with the Department of […]

Congratulations to the Department Members Awarded a CIHR Project Grant in the Fall 2021 Competition!

Congratulations to the Department Members Awarded a CIHR Project Grant in the Fall 2021 Competition!

  Congratulations to Dr. Clare Beasley, Dr. Raymond Lam, Dr. Tim Murphy, and Dr. Terry Snutch, each of whom are recipients of a major project grant through the CIHR Fall 2021 competition! Their projects are among the 61 UBC-led projects that were selected for funding totaling $36 million.   Dr. Clare Beasley’s project (Association between […]

Feedback Requested on Department Divisional Restructure

    Dear Department members, In late 2021 the Department Advisory Committee held a full-day meeting to discuss, among other issues of strategic importance, a proposal to review and refresh the Department’s current divisional structure in order to more accurately reflect the organizational function and accountabilities of our divisions, as well as our programs. The […]

Congratulations to Dr. Adele Diamond, Recipient of the Flux 2022 Huttenlocher Award!

Congratulations to Dr. Adele Diamond, Recipient of the Flux 2022 Huttenlocher Award!

  Congratulations to Dr. Adele Diamond, recipient of the Flux Society’s 2022 Huttenlocher Award! This award recognizes Dr. Diamond’s transformative contributions to developmental cognitive neuroscience, which have had significant impact not only on international medical guidelines for the treatment of diseases to improve the lives of millions of children, but also on educational practice worldwide. […]

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Vigo, Awarded $1.28M in Additional Funding for his Student E-Mental Health (SEMH) Project!

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Vigo, Awarded $1.28M in Additional Funding for his Student E-Mental Health (SEMH) Project!

  Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Vigo, whose Student E-Mental Health (SEMH) Project has received an additional $1.28M in funding from Health Canada to scale up the project and expand its scope, bringing the total investment from the Government of Canada to $4.54M. With this additional funding, the Mental Health Systems and Services Lab led by […]