Academic Day

UBC Obstetrics and Gynaecology 17th Academic Day Notice

Poster presentations

Date:  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm 

Location:  BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Room 3113

Paper presentations and awards reception

Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 8:30 am to 6:00 pm

Location: BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Chan Auditorium and Atrium


Keynote Address (0845 to 0945):  

“Canada’s New Preterm Birth Network: UBC’s pivotal role in this opportunity for OB, MFM, Neonatology, Follow-up and Health Economics to Innovate Together”

Dr. Sarah McDonald, Canada Research Chair, Depts Obstetrics & Gynecology, Radiology, and Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University

To view the recording, click here


View the Program Brochure 2017 final and Abstract Booklet 2017 final

The objectives for the day:

  • To gain insight into new developments in Obstetrics and Gynaecology;
  • To highlight the diversity of research within the department which pans clinical, population health and basic science research (including PhD and MSc programs);
  • To relate basic science to clinical practice;
  • To demonstrate how research, policy and practice interact; and
  • To provide valuable networking opportunities for students, faculty and staff.

Reception and Awards will be held in the Chan Centre Atrium 1600 to 1800

Accreditation statement
The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is
fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to
provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians. This course has been
reviewed and approved by the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. This course
is an Accredited Group Learning Activity eligible for up to 6.5 MOC Section 1 credits as defined by
the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of
Canada. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.

If you have questions about Academic Day, please contact Kerrie at