$3 million to help health professionals treat addiction

VANCOUVER, BC, AUGUST 6, 2014 – For those British Columbians and their families who are struggling with addiction, more help is on the way with a $3-million investment to expand and support a provincial addiction medicine education and research training program for clinicians, making it the largest in North America. Government is partnering with the […]


Breakfast with Dr. Evan Wood – An expert view on addiction

For over 25 years, City in Focus has engaged Vancouver and the Lower Mainland spiritually, socially, and philanthropically. The organization hosts gatherings representing many different non-profits and business leaders. The next instalment of its “Breakfast Series” features an expert view on addiction with Dr. Evan Wood from St. Paul’s Hospital. When: Friday, January 24, 2014 from 7:00 to 8:30 […]

Innovative Vancouver addiction medicine program receives international accreditation

Dr. Evan Wood, inaugural director of the St. Paul’s Hospital Goldcorp Fellowship in Addiction Medicine and Canada Research Chair in Inner City Medicine at UBC. St. Paul’s Hospital Goldcorp Fellowship in Addiction Medicine will be the first in Western Canada to be accredited by American Board of Addiction Medicine VANCOUVER, BC, APRIL 16, 2013 – […]

Goldcorp Cheque Presentation

St. Paul’s Hospital Goldcorp Fellowship in Addiction Medicine

In September 2012, Goldcorp Inc. announced a commitment of $3-million to St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation for Canada’s only addiction medicine training program west of Ontario. The St. Paul’s Hospital Goldcorp Fellowship in Addiction Medicine addresses a critical lack of skilled addiction medicine specialists in British Columbia. Led by the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in […]

Goldcorp donates $5 million to innovative Vancouver-based addiction and mental health programs

L-R: Kip Woodward, Board Chair, Vancouver Coastal Health; Dr. Evan Wood, Co-director, Addictions and Urban Health Research Initiative at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS at St. Paul’s; Anne McNabb, Director of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Vancouver Coastal Health; Chuck Jeannes, President & CEO, Goldcorp Inc.; Dick Vollet, President & CEO, St. Paul’s […]

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