News & Honours

Congratulations to Dr. Gillian Hanley – Promoted to Associate Professor
May 3, 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Gillian Hanley who is promoted to Associate Professor as of 1 July 2022. It’s been a good year for Gillian so far. Earlier in the year she was awarded a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Population-based Gynecologic and Perinatal Outcomes. As well as a CRC Chair, she is a CIHR New […] Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Finlayson for being awarded the 2021/22 Killam Teaching Prize
April 21, 2022
Dr. Finlayson exemplifies the passionate, enthusiastic educator we all remember as our favorite teacher.  She is described by her students, residents and Fellows as being patient, inspiring and a role model.  She has received local, national and international awards including the Mike Turko Award for Surgical Teaching, the CREOG award, the Carl Nimrod Educator Award […] Read More >

Dr. Deborah Money featured on CIHR’s “Ask a Scientist” video series
April 5, 2022
Dr. Deborah Money was featured on CIHR’s Ask a Scientist video collection! Misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines and fertility has been rampant, but the good news is that data from scientific studies around the world have been very reassuring. There is already a tremendous body of evidence telling us that the COVID-19 vaccines do not interfere with […] Read More >

Dr. Víctor Gomel recognized as surgical legend by ASRM
March 15, 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Víctor Gomel who has been recognized as a surgical legend by the ASRM. His leadership, research and dedication to education has been a cornerstone to the growth of MIS gynecology and reproductive medicine in Canada.  Read More >

Transition to Discipline Residents Promoted to Foundations
March 11, 2022
On behalf of Dr. Hanna Ezzat, Residency Program Director, we are pleased to announce the first year residents have been promoted from the Transition to Discipline (TTD) stage of training to the Foundations stage of training (formerly PGY2). Please welcome them on service at the core training sites starting March 14, 2022. Thank you for supporting […] Read More >

Register today – Faculty Research Forum
February 28, 2022
On behalf of the 2022 Fred Bryans Faculty Forum Planning Committee, we are excited to invite you to join us for the 2022 Forum, themed Quality Improvement to Advance Women’s Health   When: Thursday, March 31st, 2022 from 9 AM – 5:30PM Where: Sage Bistro at UBC (map) and virtually (via live-stream).   In-person event: Limited spots available […] Read More >

Congratulations Victoria Department of OB/GYN
February 15, 2022
Congratulations to the Victoria Department of OB/GYN for another successful Victoria Gynecology Update. This annual event, held in January, showcases clinical experts on a wide variety of gynecologic topics geared toward community physicians and other health care providers. Starting twenty years ago, as a small local educational event, the conference has now grown to attract […] Read More >

Registration Open! 7th Contraception & Abortion in BC Meeting
February 15, 2022
Please join us for the “The 7th Contraception & Abortion in BC” provincial family planning services meeting focusing on abortion and contraception care in BC. Co-chairs are Dr. Sarah Munro, Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Cheryl Davies, Chief Operating Officer, BC Women’s Hospital. This event is funded by a Michael […] Read More >

CRC Tier 2 – Dr. Gillian Hanley
January 19, 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Gillian Hanley for being the successful recipient of a Tier 2, Canada Research Chair in Population-based Gynecologic and Perinatal outcomes. Dr. Gillian Hanley, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the University of British Columbia. As well as a CRC Chair, she is a CIHR New […] Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Katrina Bouchard
January 13, 2022
Dr. Katrina Bouchard is thrilled to (finally) begin her appointment as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She joins the Department after having completed a SSHRC-funded PhD in clinical psychology at Queen’s University and a postdoctoral fellowship at Dalhousie University funded by the IWK Health Centre. She is a […] Read More >