News & Honours


$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 >


Excellence in Teaching and Mentorship
Dr. Lucy Marzban has received a 2016 Killam Teaching Prize Read More >


Academic Year End Celebration
On June 13, 2016 the UBC Department of Surgery will gather together for their annual Academic Year End Celebration. Read More >


Inaugural Mini-CRASH Course
The inaugural Mini-CRASH Course took place July 2016. Read More >


Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Scott Tyldesley
Dr. Scott Tyldesley, Clinical Professor, Division of Radiation Oncology, UBC and Radiation Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency Read More >


Congratulations to the winner of the 2016 Dorken Award for Excellence in Service
Albert Ho, IT Manager, CESEI Read More >