Dr. Teresa Tsang Leads UBC Cardiology in our fight against COVID19

Dr. Teresa Tsang Leads UBC Cardiology in our fight against COVID19

Minister Patty Hajdu, federal Minister of Health, congratulated Dr. Teresa Tsang, the Associate Head Research, Department of Medicine, on receiving funding through CIHR for her COVID-19 research “Point of Care Heart-Lung Imaging for Patients Presenting with COVID-19 Symptoms: Artificial Intelligence Precision Modeling for Prediction of Outcomes”. Her endeavour will deepen the understanding of the disease

Dr. David Wood is the new Division Head of Cardiology at Vancouver General Hospital

Dr. David Wood is the new Division Head of Cardiology at Vancouver General Hospital

It is with great enthusiasm that we welcome Dr. David Wood as the new Head of the Division of Cardiology at Vancouver General Hospital. He comes with a wealth of leadership and research experience, and is also the physician lead of the new Centre for Cardiovascular Innovation –Centre d’Innovation Cardiovasculaire (CCI-CIC). He follows the reign

We are committed to patient care during the COVID19 Pandemic

Patients are advised to understand the symptoms of the new coronavirus that causes the COVID19 disease, as well as know when to go to their family doctor or emergency room for testing. Please call 8-1-1 for advice, or visit http://www.bccdc.ca for updated information. If you are due for a cardiology appointment, please await notification as your

The UBC Cardiology Program receives recommendation for full accreditation by the Royal College

Under the leadership of Dr. Graham Wong, our Program Director for the UBC Adult Cardiology Training Program, we underwent a full review with Royal College accreditors, who then recommended that our program receive full accreditation by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. The surveyors were impressed with the calibre of our program and particularly

Dr. Tara Sedlak Wins the 2020 Canadian Women’s Heart Health Advocacy Award

Dr. Tara Sedlak Wins the 2020 Canadian Women’s Heart Health Advocacy Award

We are extremely pleased to announce that Dr. Tara Sedlak has won the 2020 Canadian Women’s Heart Health Advocacy Award. This prestigious award recognizes Dr. Sedlak’s advocacy work in improving the vascular health of women in Canada, as well as her work in mobilizing women and healthcare professionals to reduce the risk of heart, brain, and

One of our Chief Cardiology Residents is selected for the UBC Clinician Investigator Program

The Division congratulates one of our Cardiology Trainees Dr. Thomas Roston on being selected for the UBC Clinician Investigator Program. This is a funded two-year research program. Dr. Roston has contributed tremendously to the UBC Cardiology Postgraduate Training Program as one of our outgoing chief residents and will be continuing his training at Harvard Medical

Dr. Tara Sedlak Hosts Women’s Heart Health Day

Dr. Tara Sedlak Hosts Women’s Heart Health Day

We hope you wore Red on February 13 in support of Women’s Heart Health Day! Dr. Tara Sedlak, the Medical Director of the Leslie Diamond Women’s Heart Health Clinic, hosted this successful event in conjunction with the Heart & Stroke and the Canadian Women’s Heart Health Alliance. See Red Panel spoke about women’s heart and brain health

Dr. Andrew Krahn wins Killam Research Prize

We are pleased to announce that our Head of UBC Division of Cardiology Dr. Andrew Krahn has won the prestigious Killam Research Prize in recognition of his excellence in research and scholarly contributions at UBC. This award is in memory of Izaak Walton Killam and his wife, Dorothy Johnston Killam, who created the Killam trusts.