PALS – previous sessions

May 6, 2022 [“Practical tips and tricks for launching a research study”; Presented by Michelle Dittrick, – Manager, Pathology &Laboratory Medicine,Children’s & Women’sHealth Centre of BC]
March 11, 2022 [“Academic Leadership: How is it done?”; Presented by Dr. Dana Devine, – Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Director for the Centre for Blood Research]
February 11, 2022 [“Proficiency Testing: Protecting Laboratory Quality”; Presented by Dr. Michael A. Noble, MD FRCPC]
January 14, 2022 [Moving beyond “I am not racist: Engaging with critical allyship and anti-racism] password protected presentation
October 22, 2021 [“Opening the Door to Truth and Reconciliation”; Presented by DerekThompson, Indigenous Initiatives Advisor in the UBC Faculty of Medicine for the Office of Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion] password protected presentation
September 24, 2021 [“Respectful & Inclusive Environments”; Presented by Robyn Campol B.A., CHRL (She, Her, Hers)]
February 5, 2021 [“Burnout in Lab Medicine”; Presented by Dr. Julia Keith, MD, FRPC (Associate Professor in Neuropathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, CanMEDS roles: Leader, Health Advocate)]
January 8, 2021 [“Future of Genetics in Pathology” Presented by Dr. Stephen Yip, MD, PhD, FRCPC (Neuropathologist (VGH) and Medical director of Cancer Genetics & Genomics Laboratory (BC Cancer))] SLIDES
September 18, 2020 [CANCELLED]  
May 29, 2020 [CANCELLED]  
May 1, 2020 [Artificial Intelligence in Pathology]  
April 3, 2020 [CANCELLED]  
March 6, 2020 [CANCELLED]  
February 7, 2020 [Lessons Learned in Laboratory Leadership]  
January 10, 2020 [Strategic Networking: Make Your Contacts Count]  
December 13, 2019 [Genomics in Oncology: Ethical Considerations]  
November 15, 2019 [Physician Leadership and Resource Stewardship in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine]  
October 18, 2019 [CANCELLED ]  
September 20, 2019 [Cells in Watercolour Examining Wellness through Painting Pathology]  
May 31, 2019 [CANCELLED]  
May 3, 2019 [Host-multibiome Interactions: How the Ecosystem within us Influences Immunity and Inflammation]  
April 5, 2019 [An Introduction to Competence By Design]  
March 8, 2019 [Copyright for Researchers]  
December 14, 2018 [Building Your Career While Raising a Family – How to Manage Competing Priorities]  
November 16, 2018 [Etiquette in a Professional Environment]  
October 19, 2018 [Targeted Therapies from Precision Research Based on Personalized Biobanking: (So What’s Wrong with This Model?)]  
May 4, 2018 [Let’s Talk Integrity]  
April 6, 2018 [Creativity and Medicine]  
March 9, 2018 [eCommunications: Using email, texting and social media wisely]  
February 9, 2018 [Errors in Laboratory Medicine]  
January 12, 2018 [3D Printing: What`s in it for Pathologists?]  
November 17th, 2017 [If I do a QI project, do I need ethics approval?]  
October 20th, 2017 [All Aboard the Mentorship: How to Make Those Around You Better (Including You)]  
June 2nd, 2017 [Project Management 101]  
May 5th, 2017 [How to Teach Effectively – hand-out]  
April 7th, 2017 [Finding a Job: What is the Laboratory Director Looking For? & How to find a career in Pathology that fits you: A Not so hidden curriculum for finding a job]  
February 10, 2017 [21st Century Learning]  
January 13, 2017 [What makes a great Canadian medical leader?]  
December 16, 2016 [Tweeting all-the-way: The case for social media in health professional education and practice]  
November 18, 2016 [Grant writing in the new CIHR landscape – What you need to know]  
October 21, 2016 [Giving better feedback for better performance]  
Sept 23, 2016 [Entrepreneurship in Medicine]  
June 3, 2016 [Save the Mosquitoes!]  
May 6, 2016 [Successes and Challenges of Personalized Onco-Genomics (POG)]  
April 8, 2016 [Consumer Genomic and Microbiomic Testings]  
March 11, 2016 [Job Hunting: Finding a Fellowship and/or Job in Pathology]  
February 12, 2016 [The Theranos Story: The Psychology, Psychopathy, and Clinical Chemistry]  
January 15, 2016 (ppt) [Business Case/grant Proposal]  
December 18, 2015 [Time Management: For When You Don’t Have Any Time!]  
November 20, 2015 [Presentationcraft: Delivering Presentations that People Remember]  
September 25, 2015 [Harnessing the Hidden Curriculum as an Opportunity for Growth]  
May 29, 2015 [“Oh Dear! Sorry about that.” Now what should I do? (Principles of Quality Review Using the Retrospectoscope as a Powerful Instrument for Improvement)]  
May 01, 2015 [Budgeting 101: You’ve Blown the Budget! … Now What??]  
March 6, 2015 [Tangos and Face-Offs: Practical Tips for Dealing with Reporters]  
February 6, 2015 [So You Want to Be a Media Darling? Introduction to Media Relations]  
January 9, 2015 (ppt) [Nut and Bolts of Critical Appraisal of Medical Literature]  
December 12, 2014 [Interview Skills Panel: How to Be a Truly Hot Commodity?]  
November 14, 2014 [Practical Professionalism – Part II: Interactive Session]  
October 17, 2014 [The Bad and Ugly of Big Data]  
September 19, 2014 [Practical Professionalism – Making it Real]  
May 30, 2014 [What life is like in the flipped classroom]  
May 2, 2014 [The data security and privacy forecast – partly cloudy with a chance of Information Leakage]  
April 4, 2014 [Dumies guide on how to conduct a QI project]  
March 7, 2014 [If I do a QI project, do I need ethics approval?]  
February 7, 2014 [Should I take a MOOC? (hint: it’s not a pill)]  
January 10, 2014 [Gratitude]  
December 13, 2013 [Pathology departments file for bankruptcy protection!!!! (Our Kodak Moment?)]  
November 15, 2013 [Let’s talk integrity ]  
October 18, 2013 [I have an idea!! … now what?]  
September 20, 2013 [Big data: hype or reality? How data driven approaches are changing medical practice and beyond]  
June 28, 2013 [To copy, or not to copy, that is the question: The rules have changed again.Make sure your talk is still legal!]  
May 31, 2013 [When media interviews go wrong practical skills for media relations]  
May 3, 2013 [Scholarly publishing – sudden impact and the day after tomorrow]  
April 5, 2013 [Is ethics review required?]  
March 8, 2013 [So you want to be a media darling? Introduction to media relations]  
February 8, 2013 [“Wow! That was unprofessional!” [and how to avoid that]: Professionalism in science and medicine]  
January 11, 2013 [Taking care of learning: feedback]  
December 14, 2012 [Tips for teaching… and the big mistakes you can avoid!]  
November 16, 2012 [The learner – what sort of a learner am / are you?]  
October 19, 2012 [Creating your professional CV: Are you really a wolf but in sheep’s clothing?]  
September 21, 2012 [Dissecting social media and its impact on pathology]  
June 1, 2012 [Portfolios in action: part of your future resume…. and yes, you will need one!!!]  
April 13, 2012 [Is it publish and perish? A discussion of the Avian Flu Ferret experiments]  
March 2, 2012 [Biobanking and Pathology]