Canadian Cardiovascular Society Recognition Awards 2023.

Several of our faculty members received recognition for their exceptional achievements at the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Annual Awards Ceremony during Vascular 2023 in late October. Dr. Jacqueline Saw won the Dr. Harold N. Segall Award of Merit.                 Dr. Jason Andrade won the CIHR-ICRH / CCS Mid-Career Lecturer

Dr. Jason Andrade was awarded the Scientific Achievement award from VMDAS.

The Vancouver Medical, Dental and Allied Staff Association (VMDAS) is the association for all physicians, nurse practitioners, dentists and allied staff at VGH, UBC Hospital, and GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre and the medical staff affiliated within the Vancouver community. The association represents over 1,900 medical staff within Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). This year, Dr. Jason Andrade

Dr. John Webb awarded the ESC Hugenholtz Medal in Cardiac Innovation

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) highlights renowned scientists in Clinical Cardiology, Interventional cardiology, Population Science, and Basic Science with original contributions and who are accepted by their peers as leading experts in their fields of knowledge. This year, Dr. John Webb presented the ESC Paul Hugenholtz lecture for innovation: “What will we do when

Dr. Teresa Tsang’s Ongoing Achievements.

We are excited to announce that Dr. Teresa Tsang was selected to receive the 2023 CSE Annual Achievement Award, presented by the Canadian Society of Echocardiography (CSE). The CSE Annual Achievement Award recognizes Canadian health care professionals who have made significant contributions to echocardiography in terms of leadership, teaching or research.  The award will be presented

Heartfelt Congratulations to Dr. Jason Andrade

Please join use in congratulating our Faculty Member Dr. Jason Andrade on winning the 2023 CIHR-ICRH/CSS Mid-Career Lecturer Award in Cardiovascular Sciences! This award is given annually to an individual with outstanding contributions to the advancement of cardiovascular sciences both in Canada and internationally at the mid-point of their career. Read more about the award

Dr. Jacqueline Saw will be awarded a CCS Recognition Award.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Jacqueline Saw as one of the recipients of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) Recognition Awards for 2023. She will receive the Dr. Harold N. Segall Award of Merit at the annual Canadian Cardiovascular Congress in October, held in Montreal this year in conjunction with other subspecialty societies as Vascular

Recognizing our Faculty and our Faculty Support Staff

Dr. Teresa Tsang has been awarded the 2023 UBC Department of Medicine Graydon S. Meneilly Award for Excellence in Mentoring. She is an asset to our division and is well-appreciated for her dedication to our trainees. As well, our successes would not be possible with our support staff. Our Division of Cardiology Administrator and Program

Our faculty’s Contribution to Guidelines.

Please share with us in congratulating Dr. Parvathy Nair and Dr. Teresa Tsang on the publication of the 2023 CCS/CSE Standards for Physician Training and Maintenance of Competence in Adult Echocardiography: Executive Summary.  These are state-of-the-art guidelines and an amazing resource for the Echocardiography world.  

Congratulations to Dr. Jacqueline Saw on her prestigious CCS Award.

Congratulations to Dr. Jacqueline Saw on her prestigious CCS Award.

Dr. Jacqueline Saw has been awarded the 2023 Dr. Harold N. Segall Award of Merit from the Canadian Cardiovascular Society.  This award is given in recognition of a significant contribution to the prevention of cardiovascular disease or the promotion of cardiovascular health in Canadians. Dr. Jacqueline Saw is a world-renowned expert on Spontaneous Coronary Artery

Dr. Christina Luong succeeds in the Heart and Stroke Grant-in-Aid competition.

Congratulations to Dr. Christina Luong on her success at the Heart and Stroke Grant-in-Aid competition.   Her proposal is entitled:  Machine Learning Empowered Cardiac Ultrasound for the Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome.

Congratulations to Dr. Lynn Straatman, selected as an “Exceptional Preceptor.”

Dr. Lynn Straatman is recognized as an Exceptional Preceptor for the UBC Palliative Care Program.  She was chosen by Family Practice Residents as having significantly contributed to their learning and overall experience in the 2022-2023 academic year. 

Outgoing Division Head Dr. Andrew Krahn Welcomes our New Division Head, Dr. Jasmine Grewal

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jasmine Grewal as Head, UBC Division of Cardiology, for a five-year term effective February 16, 2023. Dr. Grewal is a Clinical Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiac Obstetrics Program and the Virani Provincial Adult Congenital Heart Program (VPACH). She serves as President of the

Our Upcoming Lead (Chief) Cardiology Resident Dr. Miles Marchand Receives the 2023 CMA Young Leader’s Award

Our second year Cardiology Resident and also upcoming Lead (Chief) Cardiology Resident Dr. Miles Marchand is one of 2 resident recipients of this year’s 2023 CMA Young Leaders Award. From the CMA Website: “The Awards for Young Leaders are given out to up to six CMA members each year: two students, two residents and

Learn about our Hearts in Rhythm Organization (HiRO) team headed by Dr. Andrew Krahn.

Learn about our Hearts in Rhythm Organization (HiRO) team headed by Dr. Andrew Krahn.

Please see the attached document about The Hearts in Rhythm Organization (HiRO), a Canadian network dedicated to improving awareness and understanding of inherited heart conditions, standardizing care, and preventing the tragedy of sudden cardiac death (SCD). An integral part of HiRO is our focus on knowledge translation (KT). This was founded by our outgoing Head,

Our research colleague Arnold Ryomoto receives the Research Excellence Staff Award.

We would like to highlight our research colleague, Arnold Ryomoto from the Centre for Cardiovascular Innovation. He is one of the recipients of the  Research Excellence Staff Award 2023 from Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI). This organization recognizes the outstanding contributions of long-term research staff. This year’s inaugural Research Excellence Staff Award (RESA) acknowledges