Canadian Medical Association

Vancouver; University of Glasgow (Scotland), 1952; psychiatry; professor emeritus, University of British Columbia (UBC). Died May 5, 2022, aged 93. Survived by his wife and a daughter. UBC’s Department of Psychiatry commented: “After finishing his training, he was appointed as a lecturer at the University of Glasgow. In 1967 he relocated to Vancouver to accept a position with the Mental Health Service at Riverview Hospital. Dr. Shulman was appointed to the UBC Department of Psychiatry in 1968, and he served as a valued member of our faculty until his retirement in 1994. He was a highly regarded consultation-liaison psychiatrist and researcher. His areas of expertise included the psychiatric correlates of physical disease (e.g., B12 deficiency), biological markers for mental illness, psychosocial aspects of medical illness, and psychiatric aspects of pain. Over the course of his UBC career, he supervised and mentored countless residents in the Vancouver General Hospital’s (VGH) Psychiatric Consultation Liaison Service, which he founded and served as director. He also served as the Residency Program Director at VGH for over 10 years. In later years he moved over to UBC Hospital and to the Acute Psychiatry Service at St Paul’s Hospital. He worked at both sites while also maintaining a busy private practice.”

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