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The Child & Family Research Institute is committed to the education and training of our research community including full-time trainees (masters and doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and clinical research trainees), summer students, and clinical research coordinators.
First established in 2003, the Research Education Office at the Child & Family Research Institute organizes education and networking events for trainees, coordinators and the public, including the annual Mini Med School series; administers trainee funding competitions; and manages the institute's summer student research program for undergraduate and medical students.
For more information on the education and training opportunities at CFRI and to access the Research Education Program event calendar visit the CFRI Training website.
Affiliate Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
Clinical Professor, Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6
Dr. Westerberg is an Otolaryngologist (ENT Surgeon) who specializes in the provision of care to patients with disorders of the ear and its related nervous system. His research in general is focused on improving provision of care to patients with ear-related disorders. Areas of research include studying ways of over-coming barriers to access to care, including novel use of tele-health in remote communities; issues in provision of surgical services in low-resource settings such as Uganda; use of new technologies in health, such as use of an iPad for testing hearing; and studying novel treatments for balance disorders that are affordable and easily accessible to patients.