July 1, 2015
CHES is pleased to congratulate Dr. Laura Nimmon as her postdoctoral fellowship comes to an end and she starts a new faculty appointment as Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy and Scientist, CHES.
In addition, Dr. Nimmon is the recipient of The Arthritis Society Young Investigator Salary Award in support of her study entitled, The Power of the Patient: Exploring Patient-Centered Care within Multidisciplinary Inflammatory Arthritis Teams. This peer-reviewed award is only one of two granted in Canada, and is worth a total value of $180,000 disbursed over three years.
June 19, 2015
Abstract submissions are now open for the 2015 CHES Celebration of Scholarship.
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May 21, 2015
CHES is pleased to announce that on May 21 former CHES fellow Dr. Roona Sinha successfully defended her master’s thesis, “Lost in transition: Finding a way exploring the experiences of Canadian physicians as they transition to practice “, earning her Master of Health Professions Education from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands. She is an assistant professor at the University of Saskatchewan and a pediatric hematologist/oncologist at the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon.
May 15, 2015
CHES is pleased to have finalized the appointments for two new Associate Director positions, effective July 1, 2015:
Associate Director, Cross Professions Initiatives – Dr. Deb Butler.
The focus of this position will be to lead the planning of initiatives that might achieve the goal of fostering a culture of collaboration across professions to advance research and scholarship in health professions education.
Associate Director, Innovation and Scholarship – Dr. Marion Pearson.
The focus of this position will be to lead the planning of initiatives that might achieve the goal of fostering a culture of collaboration and capacity building in the area of innovation and scholarship in health professions education across the full range of health professions.
We are very excited to formalize these initiatives, and to see where their leadership will take us!
May 6, 2015
Dr. Alison Greig (CHES member and Associate Head, MPT Program, UBC Faculty of Medicine) is looking to hire a part-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow (0.2 FTE) and Graduate Research Assistant/Graduate Academic Assistant (0.4 FTE) to work on her TLEF funded project, specifically with regards to evaluation. Project title: West Coast Interprofessional Clinical Knowledge Evidence Disseminator (WICKED).
Each job posting will remain open until it is filled.