News & Honours


Resident Spotlight: Dr. Akie Watanabe
Dr. Akie Watanabe is a PGY3 in the UBC General Surgery Residency program. Read More >


Resident Spotlight: Dr. Nicole Mak
Dr. Nicole Mak is a recent graduate of the UBC General Surgery Residency program. Read More >


Resident Spotlight: Dr. Kadhim Taqi
Dr. Kadhim Taqi is a PGY4 in the UBC General Surgery Residency program. Read More >


Dr. Nadine Caron Appointed to the Order of B.C.
Congratulations to Dr. Nadine Caron who has been appointed to the 2022 Order of B.C. Read More >


Resident Spotlight: Dr. Lucas Streith
Dr. Lucas Streith is a PGY3 in the UBC General Surgery Residency program Read More >


Dr. Durity’s Support for the Next Generation of Black Canadian MD Students
Thanks to the generosity of Dr. Felix Durity, the Black MD Student Pathway Support Fund has been established. Read More >


Dr. Chris Honey’s Book on the Role of Empathy in Surgical Cure
The Tenth Nerve is a memoir of UBC Neurosurgeon Chris Honey emphasizing the importance of empathy. Read More >


Dr. Paul Dubord – Order of Canada Appointee
Congratulations to Dr. Paul Dubord, who has recently been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada. Dr. Dubord is a member of the Branch for Global Surgical Care’s Advisory Committee. He is being recognized for his contributions to ophthalmology and for his tireless humanitarian work on the international stage, notably in India. Considered one […] Read More >


2022 Academic Year End Newsletter
We are pleased to share the 2022 Academic Year End Newsletter. Read More >


2022 FoM Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient: Dr. Nadine Caron
Dr. Nadine Caron has been recognized for her outstanding contributions in the area of equity, diversity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and service. Read More >


Bethune Round Table 2022 Wrap Up – Decolonizing Global Health
An annual interdisciplinary meeting aimed at addressing the challenges of providing accessible, high-quality surgical care to marginalized patients in low-resource settings. Read More >