News & Honours

2019 MCC Outstanding Achievement Award in the Evaluation of Clinical CompetenceAugust 30, 2019Rose Hatala was recently awarded with the ‘2019 MCC Outstanding Achievement Award in the Evaluation of Clinical Competence’. This award recognizes Rose’s excellence in Canadian health care and health-care research. The recipient is someone who ensures that health-care professionals meet the high standards that Canadians enjoy and expect.  Congratulations, Rose! Read More

Dr. Teneille Gofton: UBC Divisions of Palliative Care & Neurology Invite You To a PresentationApril 26, 2019On November 13th, 2019, Dr. Teneille Gofton will be hosting a presentation regarding palliative care and neurodegenerative diseases. Please click here to be directed to the poster for the appropriate details regarding registration, location, and time. Read More

CHPCA: Embracing Parternships Towards a Shared VisionApril 26, 2019Presented by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Association, the 2019 Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference will be taking place in the heart of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. The conference will be held from September 19th until September 21st, 2019, with the theme, ‘Embracing Partnership Towards a Shared Vision.’ Please click here to find out all additional information regarding registration […] Read More

CME Day 2019: Better TogetherMarch 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. Click here to find the fully detailed brochure for the event on the day of! 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

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

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

What the Dying Can Teach the LivingOctober 5, 2017Dr. Susan MacDonald, Eastern Health’s Medical Director of Palliative Care, talks about what the dying can teach the living on CBC’s Tedwalks. Read More