Giving

Donations to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology have helped us succeed in educating top students and pursuing new knowledge and innovation to provide optimum health for the women of BC.

Your donations allow us to continue to be leaders in our field by giving our faculty and students opportunities that, without your help, would not be possible.

Endowments

The UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is improving the quality of life of women suffering from pelvic floor disorders by conducting research aimed developing new prevention and treatment strategies and by training the next generation of specialists to provide exemplary care to patients.

With this fund you will be investing in our long-term future by donating to an endowment that will grow over time to ensure the best and brightest caregivers and researchers.

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The UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is improving the quality of life of women suffering from pelvic floor disorders by conducting research aimed developing new prevention and treatment strategies and by training the next generation of specialists to provide exemplary care to patients.

You can also contribute to our current and ongoing research that will support one of our many ongoing studies. Donating to this fund will allow you to see the results of your donations now.

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The goal of the fund is to foster improved outcomes for mothers and their babies. The Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine will achieve this by improving education in obstetrics and gynaecology through support of faculty positions, graduate scholarships, and other academic activities deemed beneficial to this mission.

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This fund was developed to support the academic mission of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. This includes supporting faculty and staff salaries, research projects, and the purchase of equipment to facilitate teaching and research in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

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This fund was developed to support the academic mission of the Division of Gynaecologic Oncology. This includes supporting faculty and staff salaries, research projects, and the purchase of equipment to facilitate teaching and research activities in the Division of Gynaecologic Oncology.

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The Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Professorship supports a professorship to promotes education and research in the Division of Gynaecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Dr. David Huntsman, a scientist of international reputation, is currently the Dr. Chew Wei Professor. He has a joint appointment in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and is the co-director of OvCare.

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The purpose of the endowment is to provide support for the Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Faculty of Medicine. The professorship-holder will be responsible for creating the strategic direction of the department and ensuring the clinical education and research programs coordinate and collaborate to successfully achieve the department’s ongoing ambitious goals.

The objectives of the Professorship are:

  • To take an active leadership role locally, nationally and internationally in the study of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • To provide mentorship and training to University undergraduate, graduate and post graduate trainees in the area of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • To support and advance the goals of the UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

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Research is an essential pillar of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology’s mission, and the Department has been very successful in this mandate, largely due to the breadth of our research endeavors. The complexity of our field, and need for a broad research platform, makes multi-disciplinary teams integral to our research success, given the current funding climate. The Fred Bryans Research Forum Fund was given to provide the department with means to pursue novel approaches to building a successful research portfolio.

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To support medical education, at the discretion of the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, with a priority given to clinical teaching at the University.

The intent of the Program is to create a network of outstanding community-based clinical teachers through out the Faculty of Medicine Dr. Bryans, former Head of the UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology was a renowned clinical teacher and wished to support excellent clinical teaching. As the Faculty of Medicine embraces the distributed program, the importance of helping clinicians at distributed sites to develop educational competencies becomes essential. The department developed the Fred Bryans Master Teacher Program towards that end. The program explores how adults learn best in a variety of settings and discusses practical strategies to teach when time is limited. initally, the Fred Bryan’s Master Teacher Program was developed within the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, but has subsequently been offered to other disciplines within the Faculty of Medicine across the province.

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Income will be administered by a multidisciplinary steering committee consisting of representatives from UBC Departments of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Medical Genetics and Pathology to support its goals in the development of Embryopathology. Valid expenses include faculty and staff salaries, teaching, research or other equipment, research projects, and travel.

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The Division of Gynaecologic Specialties includes clinicians and scientists focused on several sub-specialty areas of women’s health including, pelvic pain, infectious disease, female sexual dysfunction, and reconstructive pelvic surgery. The Ob Gyn New Programs fund supports the academic activities of the Division of Gynaecologic Specialties. This includes supporting faculty and staff salaries, research projects, and the purchase of equipment to facilitate teaching, and research.

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The Dr. AD Claman Memorial Lecture provides funding to bring a known authority to speak annually to the students of the Graduate Program in Reproduction & Developmental Sciences on Gynaecology and Obstetrics topics.

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You can also give to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology by visiting our online giving form.

Thank you.