Building the Future: Faculty of Medicine Research Trainee Day & Lecture Series

Date: Friday, February 16, 2018
Time: 9:30am – 6:30pm, including the closing reception
Location: BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (950 West 28 Avenue)

This new annual event is designed to showcase the diverse and innovative research of Faculty of Medicine graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and recent senior faculty prize awardees, as well as to provide a venue for the building of new connections and collaborations throughout the Faculty and at all levels.

Building the Future:  Faculty of Medicine Research Trainee Day & Lecture Series is slated to occur every Winter Term 2, and will be hosted at regularly rotated Faculty of Medicine sites. This free event is open to all Faculty of Medicine trainees, faculty, and staff, and includes:

  • Lectures from the 2017 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Researcher Awardees
  • A Lecture from the 2016 Dr. Chew Wei MBBS [HK] FRCOG [ENG] Memorial Prize in Cancer Research Awardee
  • Research Trainee Oral and Poster Presentations
  • A Closing Reception and Prizes

Register Here!

Women in Medicine Workshop

The Women in Medicine workshop is this Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., with guest speaker Dr. Jane Lemaire.  Dr. Lemaire is a Clinical Professor of Medicine and Vice Chair, Physician Wellness and Vitality, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary.

It will be a videoconference session, broadcast to DHCC, Kelowna, Victoria and Prince George (room numbers tbc).  It will also be accessible by Webex on your devices.  We hope that this new format will allow more people to be able to participate in the session.

How to register:
The room at DHCC has capacity for 50 people, and people can also participate remotely from their own laptop or computer.  Please RSVP to donna.combs@ubc.ca indicating if you will attend in person at DHCC or remotely. After registering, you will be sent out the details with the room number and instructions for connecting remotely.

Safe Driving Guidelines

Dear Family Practice Residents,

The UBC Department of Family Practice Resident Resilience Subcommittee (RRS) would like to provide you with the attached infographic on Safe Driving Guidelines.  Please take the time to review and prepare for the winter weather. More safety-related resources can be found here: http://postgrad.familymed.ubc.ca/resident-resources/policies-guidelines/general-policies/health-safety/

Very best wishes to you all for a Happy and Safe Festive Season!

Drs’ Linda Reid, Liz Hardy, and Nazlee Tabarsi
RRS Co-chairs