News & Honours

Employment Opportunity with the BC Cancer Agency in Kelowna!April 16, 2017The BC Cancer Agency in Kelowna is actively seeking a physician for Pain & Symptom Management, please click here to view the full job posting. Read More

Employment Opportunity with the Vancouver Hospice SocietyApril 16, 2017The Vancouver Hospice Society is currently seeking a physician to provide specialized palliative care services at Vancouver Hospice. Please click here to view the full job posting. Read More

Join us at the 2017 Bucket List Festival Saturday, April 22nd!April 3, 2017Join the Order of St John at their annual Bucket List Festival: Optimizing Your Life, Fulfill your Bucket List on Saturday, April 22nd from 9am-3:30pm at the BMO Great Hall in Van Dusen Gardens. Please click here to view the poster for more information including address and ticket information. Read More

The Rhythms of India gala dinner was a huge success!April 3, 2017The Rhythms of India gala dinner benefiting the Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration was a fun, lively evening which raised money benefiting cancer research, care, and treatment in India. Pictured here is guest of honour Dr Gayatri Palat with Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration executives. Read More

You’re invited to the Rhythms of Indian Dinner & Dance on March 25th!February 3, 2017Please join us for the Rhythms of India Dinner & Dance on Saturday, March 25th. Proceeds from ticket sales will be supporting palliative care in India. Please click here to buy your tickets now! Read More

Join us on March 27th in welcoming international speaker Dr Gayatri Palat!February 3, 2017All healthcare professionals and other interested members of the public are welcome to attend Dr Gayatri Palau’s talk on “Palliative Care in the Indian Context – what is being achieved?” on Monday, March 27th 2017. Please click here to see the poster for more details. Read More

ALPM Conference 2017 Save the Date!December 6, 2016The 2017 Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference will be held in Edmonton from June 1-3, 2017. Please click here to view updated details. Read More

Many thanks to the M.A.G.I.C Society for their contribution to the FLEX projectNovember 12, 2016Thanks to Bal Sahota from the Lasting M.A.G.I.C Society (Memories are Gifts In children) who visited the Division office September 30th 2016 to deliver a cheque to cover expenses related to the new FLEX project. The FLEX project is an undergraduate medical student project which connects medical students with patients in hospice care who are […] Read More

“Palliative Care in the Age of Medical Aid in Dying” Dec 14, 2016!July 15, 2016The UBC Division of Palliative Care is proud to present “Palliative Care in the Age of Medical Aid in Dying” on December 14, 2016 at the BCCA Research Centre. Please click here to view the poster. Please click here to contact Kathryn Inman for more details. Read More

Upcoming International Speaker June 27, 2016!April 29, 2016Join the UBC Division of Palliative Care and the Hsu-Hsieh Foundation in welcoming Professor Karen Forbes for an academic event and a public event discussing “Palliative Care Education” and “Quality Care at the End of Life” on June 27, 2016! To view the poster for the academic event, please click here. To view the poster […] Read More