News & Honours


Department Members Recognized for Their Support in Graduate Education
February 11, 2015Every year, final examinations are held for more than 500 UBC doctoral candidates and each of these examinations involves a faculty member serving in the role of Chair. The Chair of a doctoral examination has an important function; she or he represents the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, ensures the exam […] Read More >


Dr Fred Bryans Faculty Forum 2015 Highlighting Innovative Approaches to Research in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
February 11, 2015The fifth annual Dr Fred Bryans Faculty Forum took place the afternoon of January 29, 2015 at the Granville Island Hotel. It attracted 59 participants (clinicians, researchers and trainees) from across our and affiliated departments. We were very fortunate to have Dr Gavin Stuart, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and a member of our […] Read More >


Congratulations to Dr Stephanie Rhone
January 19, 2015Congratulations to Dr Stephanie Rhone who graduated from the Physician Leadership Program at the Sauder School of Business in the spring of 2014. Read More >


Medical Disorders and Pregnancy Conference – Saturday 18 April 2015
January 8, 2015This conference is geared to all those interested in advancing their knowledge in the medicine of pregnancy and motherhood including: obstetricians, perinatologists, family physicians, internists and subspecialists, obstetric anesthesiologists, midwifes, maternity nurses, residents and students. Over the course of the day attendees will be provided with a focused, expert review of common medical conditions in pregnancy […] Read More >


Dr Roxana Geoffrion Receives the Carl Nimrod Award
December 17, 2014  The Carl Nimrod Awards recognize excellence, commitment, innovation, and leadership in teaching knowledge, attitudes, and skills to the next generation of practitioners.  Dr. Geoffrion received this award at the recent Annual Meeting of the Association of Professionals in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in Toronto.  She exemplifies the characteristics of the award.  She is a busy […] Read More >


Community of Practice Session
December 1, 2014Wednesday, December 17, 2-3pm.  This event will be video conferenced. Our next Community of Practice meeting will focus on the essentials of a fundable grant proposal. Dr. Elizabeth Cheu who is a Manager of Research Grant Development for the Faculty of Medicine, UBC. Elizabeth is exquisitely familiar with CIHR and what makes for a fundable […] Read More >


Pediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology Clinic
December 1, 2014Our team will be pleased to provide a complete range of gynaecology care for paediatric and adolescent patients including: • abnormalities of puberty, • primary and secondary amenorrhea, • abnormal uterine bleeding, • congenital structural abnormality and acquired structural abnormalities of the genital tract. Read More >


FIGO 2015
November 25, 2014  Registrations are now open www.figo2015.org Read More >


Welcome Flora Teng
November 24, 2014Dr. Teng is the newest member of the UBC Faculty of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  She is originally from Taiwan, but her family has travelled extensively and now currently resides in Surrey, BC.  She completed her Bachelor’s Degree at McGill University, followed by a Master of Public Health at Yale University.  She went on to obtain […] Read More >


Drs Laura Magee and Peter von Dadelzen honoured for work on hypertension during pregnancy
November 4, 2014The husband-and-wife team of Laura Magee and Peter von Dadelszen have won the Chesley Award from the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy. The Chesley Award is given to a member of the society in recognition of her/his sustained and substantial contribution to research in preeclampsia, not only for her/his work but […] Read More >