News & Honours


Surgical Foundations CRASH
Surgical Residents participating in CRASH. Read More >


Dr. Andrew Thamboo $90,000 Mitacs Accelerate Grant
Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Thamboo (Otolaryngology) who  has received a 90 K Mitacs Accelerate grant to support a research fellow in his project:  “Developing a surrogate marker to asthmatic tissue: the nasal cavity”. Read More >


Dr. Olson Appointed as Associate Head, Research and Recipient of a Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award
Congratulations to Dr. Robert Olson, Division of Radiation Oncology Read More >


2021 Academic Year End Newsletter
We are pleased to share with you the Department of Surgery’s 2021 Academic Year End Newsletter. Read More >


Congratulations to our graduates and award winners!
On June 23, 2021 faculty, staff, residents and fellows attended a virtual celebration to recognize the Department of Surgery award winners and recent graduates. Read More >


Dr. Megan Levings Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Engineered Immune Tolerance
The Canada Research Chairs Program enables Canadian universities to achieve the highest levels of research excellence and become world-class research centres. Read More >


2020 A Year in Review – UBC Department of Surgery
While 2020 was a challenging year, there is also much to celebrate. We are pleased to share with you the 2020 UBC Department of Surgery Year in Review Read More >


Dr. Nadine Caron has been awarded the Canadian Cancer Society’s inaugural Inclusive Excellence Prize
The first-ever Inclusive Excellence Prize honours individuals who have demonstrated leadership in the advancement of equity, diversity and inclusion Read More >


Dr. Stephano Chang wins the 2021 CSCI/CIHR Resident Research Prize
Dr. Stephano Chang, one of our Neurosurgery residents, has won the 2021 UBC CSCI/CIHR Resident Research Manuscript Prize Competition. His research focus is targeting neural pathways to enhance mechanisms of locomotion in people with neurological disabilities. His winning manuscript was entitled “Deep brain stimulation of midbrain locomotor circuits in the freely moving pig”.  This was […] Read More >


2020 Branch for International Surgical Care Annual Report
A reflection on program highlights, organizational updates and achievements at the Branch for International Surgical Care. Read More >


Dr. MacNeill launches UBC’s Planetary Healthcare Lab
From transforming hospital food systems to driving innovation in medical device design, a team of researchers will generate solutions to lessen the footprint of healthcare in B.C. Read More >