News & Honours

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

New Palliative Care Enhanced Skills options availableApril 18, 2016In October of 2015, CAPC’s Director Diane E. Meier, MD co-authored an opinion piece in the Annals of Internal Medicine with Arif H. Kamal, MD, MHS, Duke Cancer Institute and Jennifer M. Maguire, MD University of North Carolina School of Medicine. The piece, “Evolving the Palliative Care Workforce to Provide Responsive, Serious Illness Care” highlighted […] Read More

VCH is recruiting for Palliative Care Physician(s)!April 18, 2016Vancouver Coastal Health is recruiting for Palliative Care Physician(s) for the Richmond Integrated Hospice and Palliative Care Program. Please click here to view the official job posting for more information and to apply by May 20, 2016! Read More

CHPCA’s Learning Institute is happening June 3-5 in Banff!April 18, 2016The CHPCA’s Learning Institute brings together health care professionals from across the country for an intense learning weekend June 2-5, 2016 on hospice palliative care. The Institute will take place at the Banff Centre in Banff, AB. Please click here to view the poster. Please click here to view more information, including the schedule. Read More

CHPCA UpdatesMarch 17, 2016Please click here to view the newsletter for updates form the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association. Read More