News & Honours


UBC Division of Plastic Surgery 2019 Newsletter
The 2019 Pedicle Newsletter UBC_Div_Of_Plastic_Surgery_Newsletter_2019 Read More >


Join an Integrated Renewal Program/Workday Demo for HR and Finance
​The Integrated Renewal Program (IRP) is hosting a preview of the HR and Finance components of Workday. This will be the first of three demo-style events open to all UBC faculty and staff to learn more about the new HR and Finance system (Workday) being implemented in April 2020, as part of the IRP. At the […] Read More >


Marija Bucevska – Recipient of 2019 Nicky Dorken Award
  Dr. Maria Bucevska was awarded the 2019 Nicky Dorken Staff Award for excellence in service for outstanding and sustained contributions to the UBC Department of Surgery in her role as Research Coordinator with the Division of Plastic Surgery at BC Children’s Hospital. Congratulations Maria! Read More >


Canadian Conference for the Advancement of Surgical Education
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Damian Duffy – Recipient of a 2018 PHSA Plus Award
Damian Duffy, Executive Director, Office of Pediatric Surgical Evaluation and Innovation, has been awarded a PHSA + Award. ​The PHSA+ Awards celebrate the people and projects that make the organization a better place to work and our province a leader in caring for vulnerable populations. Read more about the award and other recipients here. Read More >


2018 Chung Research Day Wrap Up
Thank you to everyone who came to the 24th Annual WB & MH Chung Research Day. Read More >


Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Robert Baird
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Robert Baird, Pediatric Surgery Read More >


Dr. Ron Lett recipient of the 2018 RCPSC Teasdale-Corti Humanitarian Award
Dr. Ron Lett, Adjunct Professor, with the UBC Department of Surgery is the recipient of the 2018 Royal College Teasdale-Corti Humanitarian Award. Read More >


UBC Distinguished Achievement Awards
Dr Nadine Caron and Dr. Bruce Verchere ( General Surgery) have each been awarded an Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award for their significant contributions to the University and Community. Dr. Caron has long advocated for indigenous and rural health and is a founding director of the UBC Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health. Dr. […] Read More >


New President – Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Congratulations to Dr. Frederick K. Kozak (Otolaryngology), who was recently elected as President of the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Head and NeckSurgery.  Dr. Kozak is Head of the Division at BC Children’s Hospital and Clinical Professor of Surgery.   Read More >


A Father and Surgeon’s Legacy
After the loss of their father, Dr. Graham Clay (1931-2017), Jennifer Clay and Sarah McLeod were inspired to establish an award in the UBC Faculty of Medicine for medical students matched to a residency in surgery, as a way to memorialize their father’s enthusiasm for teaching students and advancing patient care. The future impact of the […] Read More >