News & Honours


Faculty Spotlight – Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Cheung and Dr. Ye from the Division of Cardiac Surgery are featured in the latest Faculty Spotlight .... Read More >


Sparing abdominal wall muscles
A decade ago, Dr. Sheina Macadam (Plastic Surgery) was one of few Canadian plastic surgeons performing a new type of microvascular breast reconstruction surgery for women who lost their breasts due to cancer. Unlike older methods, Read More >


Curing diabetes with stem cells
Dr. Tim Kieffer has made significant progress in the quest to generate fully functional, glucose-responsive, insulin-secreting cells from stem cells. Read More >


WB & MH Chung Research Day
The Department of Surgery’s WB & MH Chung Research Day is taking place on November 7, 2016 in the Paetzold Auditorium. Read More >


Fatal attraction
Researchers at UBC and BC Children’s Hospital to have found that special proteins called chemokines help keep the immune system from harming healthy tissue .... Read More >


New weapon in the fight against Rheumatoid Arthritis
An article in the Vancouver Sun highlights Dr. Ghahary’s work that could improve the lives of millions of people with rheumatoid arthritis. Photo credit: Lowell McPhail/ICORD Read More >


Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care (GCGSC)
The program is intended for surgical care clinicians, trainees in surgical care disciplines, allied health care professionals or trainees involved, or who wish to be involved .... Read More >


Resident Spotlight – Dr. Tiffany Chan
Q & A with Dr. Tiffany Chan, General Surgery Resident, PGY3 Read More >


Stroke drug breakthrough
Congratulations to Dr. William Jia (Neurosurgery), Dr. Max Cynader and Dr. Yu Tian Wang (UBC Brain Research Centre) Read More >


Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Ravi Sidhu
Associate Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Assistant Dean of Postgraduate Medical Education, has recently been honored as the recipient of the 2017 James IV Traveling Award. Read More >


Chung Research Day presentations award winners
Thank-you to everyone who came to the 21st annual Chung Research Day. Congratulations to all the presenters. Have another great year of research and see everyone next year! Read More >