News & Views UBC Division of Cardiology

In order to keep our UBC Cardiology community informed of the latest developments and initiatives, we are excited to share this inaugural Division Newsletter. This is just one of the ways in which we hope to keep our Division well connected and informed as we move into the future! Please click here to read our

Dr. Lynn Straatman and Dr. Jason Andrade wins UBC Faculty Awards

Dr. Lynn Straatman and Dr. Jason Andrade wins UBC Faculty Awards

Each year, the UBC Faculty of Medicine recognizes faculty for their excellence in teaching, research, administration, innovation and public service. This year, two of the award recipients are from the UBC Division of Cardiology. Dr. Lynn Straatman received the Clinical Faculty Award for excellence in advancing equity, diversity and inclusiveness, while Dr. Jason Andrade received

Members of UBC Cardiology Wins Teaching Awards

Members of UBC Cardiology Wins Teaching Awards

A number of UBC Cardiology members have received teaching awards this year for their excellence in clinical teaching. This certainly highlights the emphasis on education and the outstanding teachers we have in the division. Congratulations to all!   Dr. Saul Isserow received the UBC Killam Teaching Prize. Dr. Krishnan Ramanathan received the SPH Howard B

UBC Cardiology committed to ensuring optimal cardiac care during the COVID-19 pandemic

The division of Cardiology at UBC has been active in contributing to the fight against COVID-19, and ensuring optimal patient care during this pandemic. Dr. Andrew Krahn is leading a national CCS COVID-19 Rapid Response Team to provide up-to-date information and advice to cardiac care providers across the country. Other UBC Cardiology members involved include

Dr. Andrew Krahn in the news

Dr. Andrew Krahn, head of UBC Cardiology and president of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, talks to the media on how cardiac care in Canada is affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and on the importance of seeking medical attention for anyone with signs of heart attack or stroke during the pandemic. Links to the articles: National

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.

Welcome Dr. Janar Sathananthan

Welcome Dr. Janar Sathananthan

The UBC Division welcomes Dr.Janarthanan (Janar) Sathananthan (BHB, MBChB, MPH, FRACP) as a new academic interventional Cardiologist. Dr. Sathananthan graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from the University of Auckland (Distinction) and completed cardiology training through the Greenlane Cardiology Program in Auckland, New Zealand and is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He underwent

16th Annual Hot Topics in Cardiology

Join us at the 16th Annual Hot Topics in Cardiology! This 1-day conference is hosted by the UBC Division of Cardiology and provides an update on key aspects of cardiovascular disease management, with an emphasis on what’s new in the field relevant to patients with cardiovascular disease. This update has had consistent high reviews from attendees for its high quality, unbiased, comprehensive

Benefits and Potential Limits of Exercise

Interested in the benefits and potential limits of exercise? Worried about how much exercise is safe if you have heart disease? Rattled by stories of athletes who still end up developing heart disease despite the fact that exercise is supposed to be good for you? Find answers in this podcast featuring our Sports Cardiologist and