Events of Interest for Department Members


15th Annual Pacific Psychopharmacology Virtual Conference

DATE: Friday September 24th

PPPC 2021 will be hosted virtually once again this year! We have an incredible group of international and local experts joining us to discuss topics such as bipolar disorder, opioid use disorders in youth, treatment-resistant schizophrenia, eating disorders, ADHD, and other important topics in psychopharmacology. We look forward to having you join us again this fall!


St. Paul’s Emergency Medicine Update 2021

DATE: Saturday September 25th, 8:00am –4:05pm




The Emergency Department at St. Paul’s Hospital and UBC CPD are excited to offer this popular conference virtually again! This year’s agenda discusses and provides updates on the most common issues seen in the emergency department and by family physicians in their offices which may require an emergency department visit. Participants will hear from leaders in the field on topics such as emergency literature reviews, peri-arrest patients, massive transfusion, and cultural sensitivity. There will also be opportunities to network, engage and ask questions throughout the conference!


Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) 2021 Scientific Conference

DATE: Oct. 21-23, 2021
FORMAT: Virtual | Live and On-Demand


The CSAM-SMCA 2021 Scientific Conference is Canada’s premier online education and networking event for addiction medicine practitioners.

This three-day virtual conference offers unrivalled access to relevant, curated, industry-leading addiction medicine education including scientific research, best practices, and evidence-based intervention, care and treatments.

An important professional networking event for addiction medicine practitioners, the conference also aims to encourage the sharing of diverse perspectives on addiction treatment and recovery. Attendees build authentic relationships that support them in their efforts to work with and advocate for people living with addictive disorders.