News & Honours


Congratulations to Our Recent Graduates and Award Winners
On June 13, 2016 the UBC Department of Surgery gathered together for their annual Academic Year End Celebration. A number of the UBC Department of Surgery Awards were presented and recent graduates were also recognized. Read More >


Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Sheina Macadam
Dr. Sheina Macadam, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery Read More >


Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award
Dr. Francis Lynn (General Surgery) has received the 2016 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Basic Science. Read More >


In the News – Virotherapy and Robotic Laser Surgery
Dr. Brian Toyota, neurosurgeon describes virotherapy trial for glioblastoma multiforme, and a robotic laser system that heats and kills cancer cells.... Read More >


Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Neil Chadha
Faculty Spotlight, Dr. Neil Chadha, Clinical Associate Professor, Otolaryngology, UBC Read More >


$8.1 CFI/BCKDF grant for Diabetes research
“The research enabled by this infrastructure will lead to new ways to predict, prevent, and treat diabetes for the many children in this province affected by this devastating disease,” said Dr. Verchere, who leads the diabetes laboratories. Read More >


Career Excellence in Clinical Teaching
Clinical Faculty members have been awarded UBC Clinical Faculty Awards for Career Excellence in Clinical Teaching Read More >


Resident Training
Dr. Andrew Campbell has won the 2015 Residents Advocate Award.... Read More >


Cutting-edge Health Care Launches in the North
Dr. Nadine Caron, funding has been announced for Phase 2 of the Northern Biobank Initiative. This is the first biobank... Read More >


Trauma Distinction Achieved – First in Canada!
In February 2016, this Regional Trauma Program participated in Accreditation Canada’s new Trauma Distinction Program and has now received the Trauma Distinction Award—the first program in Canada to do so. Read More >


Control of Endocrine Cell Fate
Dr. Brad Hoffman has won an NSERC operating grant to study the role of .... Read More >