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Surrey Memorial Hospital, Surrey, is in the midst of a $1.3 billion expansion which includes construction of a greatly expanded Psychiatric Emergency Department and a new $40 million Clinical Academic Campus of the UBC Faculty of Medicine. SMH is only 25 minutes from Vancouver, and is on the Skytrain line)
Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre

  • Core Rotations: PGY1, PGY2 (Adult Inpatient/Outpatient), Geriatric Psychiatry, Emergency Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Inpatient, Outpatient, Community), Shared/Collaborative Care, Chronic Care
  • Elective Rotations: By arrangement
  • Size: 52 beds (acute inpatient), 10 beds (adolescent psychiatric unit), 60 beds (tertiary acute psychiatric facility opening summer 2011)
  • Busiest Psych ER in BC (5,700 patient visits in 2010-2011)


Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster is a Clinical Academic Campus of the UBC Faculty of Medicine. Planning for $800 million expansion is underway. RCH is only 15 minutes from Vancouver, and is on the Skytrain Line

  • Core Rotations: PGY1, PGY2 (Adult Inpatient/Outpatient), Geriatric Psychiatry, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Emergency Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Outpatient), Shared/Collaborative Care, Chronic Care
  • Elective Rotations: Core Rotations, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Early Psychosis Intervention, Telepsychiatry, Psychiatric Education, General Outpatient, Community Mental Health Team
  • Size: 30 beds (inpatient), 3 beds (emergency psychiatry), 65 beds (tertiary psychiatric rehabilitation campus of 3 buildings linked to hospital)

Peace Arch Hospital, White Rock

  • Core Rotations: PGY1, PGY2 (Adult Inpatient/Outpatient) by arrangement, Geriatric Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Outpatient)
  • Elective Rotations: By arrangement
  • Size: 11 beds (psychiatric inpatient), 20 beds (tertiary acute psychogeriatric facility opening in summer 2011)