The Goldcorp Addiction Medicine Program, a $3-million program funded by Goldcorp, trains up to eight health practitioners (six doctors and two nurses) at St. Paul’s each year on treating people with drug 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 […]
VANCOUVER, BC, MAY 9, 2014 – Dr. Evan Wood has been named the new Medical Director for Addiction Services at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and Physician Program Director for Addiction at Providence Health Care (PHC) which operates St. Paul’s. Dr. Wood will assume the joint position at VCH and St. Paul’s at a time when […]
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. When: Friday, January 24, 2014 from 7:00 to 8:30 a.m. […]
Dr. Evan Wood, inaugural director of the St. Paul’s Goldcorp Fellowship in Addiction Medicine and Canada Research Chair in Inner City Medicine at UBC. St. Paul’s 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 – Vancouver’s only […]
In September 2012, Goldcorp Inc. announced a commitment of $3-million to St. Paul’s Foundation for Canada’s only addiction medicine training program west of Ontario. The St. Paul’s 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 HIV/AIDS at […]
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 […]