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 Canadian Adult Congenital Heart Network, Annual Meeting Chair of the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, and Past President of the Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology.

Dr. Grewal has fellowship training in adult congenital heart disease/pregnancy and heart disease (Toronto General Hospital) and echocardiography (Mayo Clinic, Rochester). She focuses her clinical time on caring for adults with congenital heart disease, pregnant women with cardiac disease, echocardiography, and in the St. Paul’s Hospital Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Grewal is actively engaged in clinical research as a primary and co-investigator in numerous single-centre and multi-centre research studies in congenital heart disease and pregnancy, and heart disease. Dr. Grewal is fully involved in teaching at all levels, including undergraduate clinical skills, resident academic half-day, and supervising medical students, internal medicine residents, Echo Fellows, and Cardiology Fellows for research projects.

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Grewal on her appointment and wishing her all the best in her new role.

It has been a pleasure to serve in the role of Division Head for the last 11 years. I am most rewarded in seeing the evolution in culture that reflects our commitment to academic and clinical excellence. The Division is in good hands with Jasmine’s leadership and I look forward to supporting her and her quest to take us to the next level.