News & Honours


Safe Surgical Care: Strategies during a Pandemic – Free Online Course
The UBC Branch for International Surgical Care  has just launched a new free online course Read More >


Dr. Ingledew has been nominated as a CFMS Champion
Find out what medical students are saying about her contributions. Read More >


Dr. Kathryn Isaac appointed as the inaugural Dr. Patricia Clugston Chair in Breast Reconstruction Surgery
In her Chair role, Dr. Isaac’s mission is to increase access to breast reconstruction surgery Read More >


Dr. Nadine Caron named founding First Nations Health Authority Chair in Cancer and Wellness at UBC
Dr. Nadine Caron has been appointed as the First Nations Health Authority Chair (FNHA) in Cancer and Wellness at UBC 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 >


Surgical Foundations Exam…During a Pandemic
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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 >