News & Honours

July 22, 2014

Congratulations to former CHES Fellow Dr. Melissa Harvey, who recently started an appointment as a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist at BC Children’s Hospital, and Clinical Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at UBC!

June 12, 2014

Congratulations Cynthia Min (PhD student) for earning a $2975 AMS Impact Grant! The grants are part of a new initiative that fund UBC students conducting research that fosters knowledge and understanding of post-secondary matters affecting UBC Vancouver’s community. Her project, titled ‘I Thought I was Doing So Well’: Understanding the Mechanisms Underlying Misalignment Between Self-Assessment and External Assessment, was selected for its potential to lead to actionable items that could be used to improve students’ academic experience.

October 18, 2013

Thank you to everyone that joined us for the CHES Celebration of Scholarship and contributed towards a wonderful day of learning and connection. We look forward to doing it all again the week of Oct. 6, 2014, with Gordon Page Invited Lecturer Dr. Brian Hodges. Be sure to put a hold on your calendar and the final date will be confirmed next spring.

October 2, 2013

CHES Acting Director Dr. Kevin Eva is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Honorary Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Educators. Honorary Fellowship is a lifetime honorary award and the highest award of the Academy of Medical Educators bestowed upon exceptional individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to both medical education and to the Academy.

July 4, 2013

Dr. Darrell’s Kirch’s presentation, The Leadership Imperative for a Healthier Globe, is now available online.