Department of Medicine

Projects & Working Groups

Current projects and teams

Lung Nodule Assessment Clinic

This project involves the creation of a rapid assessment clinical pathway for patients with concerning lung nodules or radiologic signs of thoracic malignancy. In partnership with the Department of Radiology, Read More »

SPH Immunotherapy in Neurology (SPIN) Centre

The SPIN Center, “SPH Immunotherapy in Neurology”,  is a new clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital (SPH). Patients with autoimmune neuromuscular disorders will be evaluated and treated in a comprehensive manner, Read More »

Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

Endoscopic submucosal dissection is a method of dissecting/removing tumors from the GI Tract (primarily esophagus, stomach, duodenum and rectum) by endoscopic means tunnelling a ‘pocket’ submucosally to dissect the tumor Read More »

Library of past projects

Dermatology Centre

People living with serious skin conditions now have a new centre at 1033 Davie Street, Vancouver where they can access all the specialists they need under one roof. The Dermatology Read More »

Opioid Stewardship Program

Prescription opioid misuse and dependence has become an increasing problem and is linked to an array of negative consequences including addiction, overdose, and mortality. Although most chronic opioids are prescribed Read More »