News & Honours

2024 DOPC Research Day RecapJune 20, 2024It was a bright an early morning for the researchers of the UBC Division of Palliative Care on June 19th. We came across the province in person and online to hear and learn about the exciting research going on in the Division! Congratulations to Gracie Li, for winning our inaugural Research Day Most Informative and […] Read More

Enhanced Skills Program Virtual Open HouseJune 3, 2024The Enhanced Skills Program will be holding a virtual Open House on July 18, at 5:30pm PST. This will be an opportunity to connect with our Program Directors and Administrators across Category 1 and Category 2 programs. The agenda will include brief presentations from our programs, followed by individual break-out rooms so you can ask […] Read More

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Michael BakerApril 29, 2024Sites: Fraser North, Providence Health. Best Part: The opportunity to teach & be taught by trainees, peers, patients & their loved ones. Favourite Song: Right now, Half A World Away by R.E.M. Favourite Past-Time: Hiking Outdoors, Reading Indoors. Favourite Restaurants in my Neighbourhood: Oidé Coffee in the morning, Grapes & Soda in the evening. Recommended […] Read More

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jody AndersonApril 8, 2024Site: Victoria, BC What’s the best part about your job? I find that it fully stimulates both my head & my heart! Favourite song: Well, my favorite “theme song” to get my confidence up is Use the Force by Jamiroquai.  I use it to pump me up before exams and it’s worked well so far! […] Read More

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Lauren DaleyMarch 18, 2024Site: St. Paul’s Hospital, St. John Hospice and Mt. St Joseph Hospital. What’s the best part about your job? Getting to experience the full breadth of the human experience (big ups and big downs) each and every day. Favourite song: Fast Car by Tracy Chapman. Favourite past-time activity:  Beach walks with my 95 lb lap […] Read More

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Armon MolaviMarch 11, 2024Site: Nanaimo What’s the best part about your job? The privilege of having such varied work in palliative care, addiction medicine, and longitudinal family practice, and the unique perspectives each discipline lends to the others. Favourite song: An impossible question — bearing in mind the context of the audience, I will simply bring to light […] Read More

Resident Appreciation Week 2024February 7, 2024It’s Resident Appreciation Week! Honestly, in Palliative, we appreciate our residents and faculty ALL YEAR. The magic and care you provide for our patients and communities is inspiring. But this week, let’s shine the spotlight on our AMAZING residents! Dr. Elizabeth Berry Dr. Wenna Deng Dr. Tamar O’Shea Dr. Esaba Kashem Dr. Kevin Li Dr. […] Read More

Resident Spotlight: Emily NguyenJanuary 22, 2024 Read More

Resident Spotlight: Khue-Tu NguyenJanuary 8, 20241. What’s the best part about your job? I’ll just say it: I’m a touchy-feely gal—and it gives me power.  The best part is just how fulfilled I feel after my patient encounters.  Although many patient situations are very sad and heartbreaking, I feel like this career in palliative medicine consistently offers me these unique […] Read More

Faculty Spotlight: Danielle DowneDecember 18, 2023 Read More