News & Honours


Regular registration ends Friday 28 April!
April 26, 2017Mark your calendars for the biggest event in Endometriosis, coming to Vancouver. Congress Details –  http://endometriosis.ca/world-congress/wce2017/ Read More >


10th Annual Lectureship in Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery 2017
April 19, 2017The University of British Columbia Lectureship in Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery was founded to promote an awareness of pelvic floor disorders, to create a forum for the presentation of treatment innovations and new evidence of efficacy, and ultimately to improve the quality of life of women who suffer from pelvic floor disorders. We started the lectureship […] Read More >


Dr. Tracy Pressey receives 2017 MUS Teaching Excellence Award
April 18, 2017Congratulations on receiving the 2017 Medical Undergraduate Society Year 1 Teaching Excellence Award. Read More >


Dr. Deborah Money: Recipient of the Career Contribution to Women’s Health Research Award
April 18, 2017The Women’s Health Research Institute is very pleased to announce that Dr. Deborah Money has been awarded our inaugural Career Contribution to Women’s Health Research Award. This award is given annually to a British Columbian researcher who has made an outstanding and exemplary contribution to women’s health research in the province and globally during their […] Read More >


Dr David A Boyes Obituary
March 20, 2017It is with great sadness that we share with you the news that Dr David Boyes passed away recently. Dr. David Boyes, former Head of the BC Cancer Agency, along with Dr. H.K. Fidler, developed the first organized program in the world to screen for cervical cancer. By 1960, thanks to his pioneering efforts in training physicians and […] Read More >


Dr Roxana Geoffrion Promotion
March 15, 2017We are happy to announce that Dr Roxana Geoffrion has been promoted to Associate Professor. Dr Geoffrion has a clinical practice as a urogynecologist at the Centre for Pelvic Floor at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. Dr Geoffrion completed her medical degree at McGill University in 2001 and her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at […] Read More >


Dr Lou Benedet Obituary
March 6, 2017It is with regret that we mourn the passing of Dr Lou Benedet.  Dr Benedet was Department Head from 1993 to 2000. The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Friday, March 10, in remembrance. Read More >


Welcome New PGY1s to UBC Obstetrics & Gynaecology Residency Program 2017
March 6, 2017On behalf of Dr. Jagdeep Ubhi, Residency Program Director, I am pleased to announce the new PGY1 residents in the UBC Obstetrics & Gynaecology residency program for the 2017/18 academic year. Thank you to everyone who participated in the CaRMS interview process.  This fantastic match  would not have been possible without your help. Please join […] Read More >


Dr. Jessica Liauw accepted in the UBC Clinician Investigator Program
February 27, 2017The Division of MFM is proud to announce that Dr. Jessica Liauw, who is currently enrolled in our MFM Subspecialty training program, has been accepted in the UBC Clinician Investigator Program. The UBC CIP is a fully funded two-year program that allows UBC residents the unique opportunity to gain research experience and pursue Master, PhD […] Read More >


Dr Thom Wroz – Interim Division Head, General Obstetrics & Gynaecology
February 20, 2017We are delighted to welcome Dr. Thom Wroz as the Interim Division Head of General Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Dr Wroz  was born in Poland and immigrated to Canada at the age of 16.   He attended  Ashbury College in Ottawa and gained his BSc (anat)  at McGill University and his MD at Dalhousie University.  He was a UBC Resident in the […] Read More >