News & Honours


Dr Lori Brotto is elected as a member of the Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
September 12, 2018Dr Brotto has been elected to the  Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists which includes top mid-career leaders in Canada. The College provides the RSC with a multigenerational capacity to help Canada and the world address major challenges and seize new opportunities including those identified in emerging fields. The Members of the College […] Read More >


Access to the BC Perinatal Data Registry for WHRI members
September 10, 2018The Women’s Health Research Institute (WHRI) is pleased to announce the launch of a pilot project in partnership with Perinatal Services BC (PSBC), allowing WHRI members to have streamlined access to data from the BC Perinatal Data Registry (BCPDR) through a dedicated in-house Data Analyst at the WHRI. The BCPDR contains maternal, fetal, and neonatal […] Read More >


2018 Division of Gynaecologic Oncology Research Awards
July 24, 2018The Division of Gynaecologic Oncology is pleased to launch a round of funding applications to support research on gynecologic cancers. These grants are for up to $20,000, are one time only (i.e. non-renewable), and are designed to provide critical review, with rapid turn-around and constructive feedback, and funding for proposals that would not be eligible to […] Read More >


Gillian Hanley: MSFHR Scholar Award recipient for her Health Services project “Population-based ‘big data’ research to improve women’s health”.
July 23, 2018One June 13, 2018 the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) announced the recipients of the 2018 Scholar Award competition. Dr. Gillian Hanley, an Assistant Professor, in the Division of Gynaecology was one of 17 Scholars funded for her Health Services Research project “Population-based ‘big data’ research to improve women’s health”. Gillian continues to […] Read More >


Dr Mary Stephenson – Receives Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Award
July 11, 2018We would like to congratulation Dr Mary Stephenson, who is an adjunct faculty member with our Department,  who has been awarded Fellow ad eundem by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). The Royal Society bestows this on individuals who have made significant contributes to the advancement in the field. Please read more on this here. https://today.uic.edu/endowed-professor-honored-by-international-medical-society Read More >


Dr Peter Leung – Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient
July 10, 2018We are pleased to announce that Dr Peter Leung is the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award for overall excellence – senior faculty. This award recognises outstanding contributions of a senior academic faculty member in the areas of research, education and service. Read More >


Dr Giselle Bourgeois-Law – 2018 Recipient for Distinguished Service in CME/CPD
July 10, 2018We are pleased to announce that Dr Giselle Bourgeois-Law is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award in CME/CPD. This award recognizes exemplary and distinguished activities/service to the Faculty of Medicine in the areas of Continuing Professional Development/Continuing Medical Education (CME/CPD). Read More >


Dr Kristy Cho – GREI Fellow for 2019 – 2021
July 10, 2018On behalf of Dr. Sonya Kashyap, REI Program Director, we are pleased to announce Dr. Kristy Cho as UBC’s match for the 2019 – 2021 GREI Fellowship. Dr. Cho completed medical school and residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of British Columbia. We believe she will make an excellent addition to the REI […] Read More >


UBC ObGyn 18th Annual Academic Day
June 21, 2018Our 18th annual Academic Day was held on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at the Chan Auditorium in the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute.  Sixteen trainees had the opportunity to present their work as an oral presentation, and eight posters were presented and judged in a separate event on May 15th.  Faculty abstracts were displayed to […] Read More >


CONGRATULATIONS!! 2018 Royal College Exam Results
June 12, 2018On behalf of Dr. Jagdeep Ubhi, Residency Program Director, it is my pleasure to announce that all 11 residents passed their Royal College exam! Please join me in congratulating our 2017/18 graduating residents: Dr. Christa Lepik Dr. Eda Karacabeyli Dr. Jennifer Yam Dr. Ji-Hyun Jang Dr. Justin McGinnis Dr. Katharine Phillips Dr. Merry Gong Dr. […] Read More >