According to a new study by BC Children’s Hospital investigators, epidural analgesia during labour and delivery is not associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children.
Watch Mini Med School 2015 Sessions
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Improving Women's Health: Yes We Can
Presented by Dr. Dorothy Shaw, Vice President, Medical Affairs, BC Women's Hospital; Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UBC. | Dr. Gina Ogilvie, Senior Public Health Scientist, BC Centre for Disease Control; Senior Research Advisor, BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre; Canada Research Chair, Global Control of HPV Diseases & Prevention; Professor, School of Population & Public Health, UBC. | Watch here.
Novel Practices in Africa
Explore the latest information regarding Botswana and the HIV epidemic, and uncover the challenges of accessing surgical care for children in Uganda. Presented by Dr. Mary Kestler, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, UBC. | Dr. Darius Balumuka, Fellow, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, UBC. | Watch here.
This Medical Care We Take for Granted...
Reasons why not all kids have access to medicines & ways to intervene in maternal mortality. Presented by Dr. Jean-Pierre Chanoine, Clinical Scientist, Child & Family Research Institute; Clinical Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, UBC; Head, Endocrinology & Diabetes Unit, BC Children's Hospital. | Dr. Jan Christilaw, President, BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, Clinical Professor, Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UBC. | Watch here.
Different Cultures, Different Concepts
Global birth control & an app that diagnoses sepsis. Presented by Dr. Wendy Norman, Researcher, Women's Health Research Institute; Canada Research Chair, Family Planning Public Health Research; Assistant Professor, Dept. of Family Practice, UBC. | Dr. Mark Ansermino, Clinician Scientist, Child & Family Research Institute; Associate Professor, Dept. of Anesthesia, UBC; Director of Research Pediatric Anesthesia, BCCH. | Watch here.
Changing Day-to-Day Life in Low Income Settings: A Tale of Nutrition and Infections
Investigate ways of combating hidden hunger in Cambodia and infant infectious diseases in low-resource settings. Presented by Kyly Whitfield, PhD Candidate, Human Nutrition, UBC. | Nelly Amenyogbe, PhD Student, Experimental Medicine, UBC. | Watch here.
Ebola: A Consequence of Economic Inequity in the Global Village?