News & Honours

January 23, 2015

The Faculty of Medicine at The University of British Columbia invites applications for the position of Director, Centre for Health Education Scholarship (CHES). This is a 0.4 FTE position for a five (5) year term with the possibility of renewal, subject to satisfactory review. The position is expected to be filled by a candidate internal to the Faculty. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2015 or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

Review of applications will begin on February 23, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Read more about this opportunity here.

December 2, 2014

Congratulations to former CHES fellow Dr. Lawrence Lo for successfully defending his master’s thesis, “Medical Trainees’ understanding of directed questioning by their clinical supervisors”. The presentation marked his completion of the Master of Health Professions Education Canada program, with a degree from Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Dr. Lo is a clinical instructor in the UBC Department of Medicine and Program Director for the Geriatrics Medicine Training Program.

November 26, 2014

CHES is delighted to announce former CHES fellow Dr. Paris-Ann Ingledew successfully defended her master’s thesis, “Navigating the Internet to improve physician and patient collaboration”, earning her Master of Health Professions Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is currently a clinical assistant professor in the UBC Department of Surgery and a radiation oncologist at the BCAA-Fraser Valley Cancer Centre.

November 25, 2014

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC (CPSBC) and CHES are inviting research proposals for small research projects on “Ensuring excellence and professionalism in professional practice.” The proposal submission deadline is January 30, 2015. Click here for more information.

November 20, 2014

The Creating Space V symposium is inviting submissions to participate in its pre-CCME event, taking place in Vancouver on April 24-25, 2015. The proposal submission deadline is January 4, 2015. Click here for more information.