Dr. Kendall Ho

Lead, Digital Emergency Medicine in Department of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia


Dr. Chad Kim Sing

Associate Vice President, Medicine, Quality, & Safety, Vancouver Coastal Health



Digital Emergency Medicine is a research unit in the UBC Faculty of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine, with the goal of introducing, researching and implementing technology innovations in emergency and primary care with their interdisciplinary partners to improve people's health and strengthen health systems.


The Department of Emergency Medicine at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) sees over 95,000 patients per year and houses a Level 1 Trauma Centre. VGH is a 955 bed adult tertiary care hospital focusing on tertiary, trauma, and neurological care. The Emergency Medicine group at VGH supports strong research and academic educational programs.


Founding Partner

VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation is Vancouver Coastal Health's primary philanthropic partner, raising funds for specialized adult health services and research for all British Columbians. The VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation partners with donors to drive innovation and sustainable health care at VGH, UBC Hospital, GF Strong Rehab Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, and Vancouver Community Health Services.