News & Honours

Dr Doris Barwich- Winner of the 2018 Eduard Bruera Award in Palliative MedicineJune 8, 2018The Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians (CSPCP) is pleased to award the 2018 Eduardo Bruera Palliative Medicine Award to Dr. Doris Barwich. This peer-nominated award is named in honour of Dr. Eduardo Bruera and was created to recognize contributions in the field of Palliative Care. It is awarded jointly by the CSPCP and the […] Read More

SAVE THE DATE: 22nd International Congress on Palliative Care- Oct 2-5 2018June 8, 2018The 22nd International Congress on Palliative Care will be held on October 2-5 2018 in Montreal, Canada. This is a unique opportunity to meet, share experiences and exchange ideas with colleagues from 60 countries, representing all disciplines – nurses, physicians, social workers, physical and occupational therapists, music therapists, pharmacists, psychologists, pastoral care providers, administrators, volunteers… In-depth […] Read More

Save the Date: CSPCP’s Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference 2019!June 8, 2018The 2019 Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference will be held in Calgary, Alberta next year from Wednesday, May 22, 2019 to Saturday, May 25, 2019. Read More

Upcoming Master Class- Palliative Care: Strong Growth on 28th November 2018May 11, 2018The UBC Division of Palliative Care & Victoria Hospice Society will be hosting an upcoming Master Class – Palliative Care: Strong Growth on 28th November 2018. Please click here for more information Read More

Dr Margaret Cottle- Recipient of the ‘Medical Undergrad Society Dr. William A. Webber Teaching Award’May 11, 2018The Medical Undergrad Society Dr. William Webber Award is specifically awarded to a UBC Faculty of Medicine member whose involvement in medical student life illustrates an ongoing commitment to the well-being of the medical student community as exemplified by Dr. William Webber. This involves areas such as academic/clinical instruction, student advising and mentorship, involvement in […] Read More

CHPCA Learning Institute June 14-16, 2018January 19, 2018The CHPCA’s Learning Institute brings together health care professionals from across the country for an intense learning experience on hospice palliative care. Read More

Article: A message to leave behindOctober 26, 2017“A message to leave behind,” by FLEX Legacy Project student, Katarina Wind, was recently published in the BC Medical Journal. To view article click here Read More