News & Honours

Save The Date: Interdisciplinary Collaborationin the Advancement of Palliative Care 2019!March 20, 2019Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Advancement of Palliative Care 2019: Will be held in Vancouver this year on Monday, October 7th, 2019 from 8:30am – 4:30 pm! Saturday, May 25, 2019. Please click here to view more details. Read More

Tiko Kerr: Participating on CreativeMornings!January 18, 2019Tiko Kerr is a visual artist who is proudly participating in CreativeMornings! He will have his most recent body of work, “Reframed,” exhibited at The Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art in North Vancouver. Tiko also has a fundamental belief in the healing capacity of the creative spirit and of community with a broad practice from […] Read More

Save The Date: CHPCA’s Confrence in Ottawa 2019!January 18, 2019The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association is pleased to present the 2019 Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference, which will be held in Ottawa from September 19th to 22nd. This conference provides healthcare professionals with the opportunity to share their experience on a national platform. Please click here to view more details. Read More

Charlie Chen & MDs4Wellness Team- Recipients of the Fraser Health ‘Best Collaboration’ AwardSeptember 28, 2018Charlie Chen is a member of the MDs4Wellness Team and they were recently awarded with the ‘Best Collaboration’ Award through Fraser Health’s Above and Beyond award program. To read more about Charlie’s involvement within this organisation, please click here Read More

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: 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

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

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