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CHÉOS Trainee Seminar

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January 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This series is intended for CHÉOS trainees as well as the Heart Lung Innovations (HLI) trainees as our guests, together with trainee supervisors and new investigators from these respective organizations. The series format will include an invited speaker addressing one of several career development topics with a trainee presentation to follow.

Presenters of the inaugural CHÉOS Trainee Seminar. From left to right: Julie Pongrac, Firoozeh Gerayeli, Katrina Besler, and Jacob Hutton.

This being the inaugural event, we will follow a slightly different format. Rather than one specific guest speaker we will hear three short talks:

Changing Landscape of the Trainee Experience: Meeting the Challenge for Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcomes Science (CHÉOS) Trainees

Presented by CHÉOS Trainee Program and Development Coordinator Julie Pongrac.

CHÉOS is jointly sponsored by Providence Health Care Research Institute and the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and oversees a network of clinical trials conducted with the participation of 75 scientists with a growing number of graduate and postdoctoral trainees. Julie will introduce the various opportunities within CHÉOS for trainees to develop their professional and leadership skills concurrent their research skills.

For students, by students: the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation Trainee Association (TAHLI) and HLI Mentorship Program

Presented by HLI PhD students Katrina Besler and Firoozeh Gerayeli.

Description: The Trainee Association of HLI (TAHLI) at St. Paul’s Hospital represents ~100 graduate and postdoctoral trainees, and has organized a variety of programs, events, and other initiatives to promote training opportunities, mentorship, and wellness in response to trainee needs. We will introduce TAHLI’s activities, highlighting our Peer Mentorship Program, and inviting members of CHÉOS to learn and collaborate with us.

Work in progress: Incremental gains in survival from increased recognition of OHCA and implications for biosensor technologies — A modelling study with the BC Cardiac Arrest registry

Presented by CHÉOS Research Assistant Jacob Hutton

Jacob’s research efforts are focused on the application of digital technologies and analytics in emergency care and prehospital medicine to improve recognition and response to critical health emergencies.

By invitation

If you have any questions, please contact Julie at jpongrac@cheos.ubc.ca.


January 13
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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1081 Burrard St
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