Education News

D. A. Boyes Memorial Research Award 2024
March 26, 2024
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2024 DA Boyes Memorial Research Award. This year we are awarding three grants to the following: Jalisa Karim (supervisor Dr Gillian Hanley) Jeffrey Wong (supervisor Dr Deborah Money) Karen Jiang (supervisor Dr. Roxana Geoffrion) Read More >

The BC Centre for Vulvar Health welcomes Dr. Mruganka Kale!
January 8, 2024
The BC Centre for Vulvar Health would like to welcome Dr. Mruganka Kale who has started the vulvovaginal health and sexual medicine advanced training program. Dr. Kale is originally from Vancouver and completed medical school at UBC. She did a Masters degree in health policy at Queen’s University. She did her residency training in Obstetrics […] Read More >

Welcoming Dr. Rahana Harjee to the Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Subspecialty Residency Program!
August 3, 2023
Rahana completed both her medical school and Obstetrics and Gynaecology residency at the University of British Columbia. She has a wide range of interests in the field including medical and elective oocyte cryopreservation, as well as recurrent pregnancy loss. Outside of work, you can often find her indulging in both medical and reality TV shows, […] Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. Carol-Anne Vallee, Advanced Trainee in Family Plannning.
July 25, 2023
Congratulations to Dr. Carol-Anne Vallee in Completing her one year training program in Family Planning.  She has managed to add a lot to our program over the past year and will be spending the next year focusing on adolescent and pediatric gynecology to complement her training before she goes back to Montreal in July 2024 […] Read More >

Congratulations to World’s Challenge Challenge Gold Medal Winners!
July 19, 2023
A huge congratulations to Piper Scott-Fiddler and Samantha Martin-Ferris, who recentlywon first prize at the World’s Challenge Challenge Global Final! Piper and Samantha are Master’s students in the Women+ and Children’s Health Sciences graduate program. The World’s Challenge Challenge asks student participants to think big and come up with an idea to make our world a better place. Samantha […] Read More >

The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Subspecialty Residency Program welcomes Oisin Coll and Isabelle Hardy!
July 4, 2023
Dr. Oisin Coll (left) grew up in Ireland and Calgary. He graduated from University of Alberta school of medicine in 2005. He completed the UBC Obstetrics and Gynecology residence program in 2010. He has worked for 13 years as a generalist obstetrician/gynecologist with an interest in high-risk obstetrics, at Burnaby Hospital and Surrey Memorial Hospital, […] Read More >

Welcome Mamta Rohra to the OBGYN Education Team
April 11, 2023
Mamta will be joining the Department as our Sr Program Assistant, Tuesday, April 11, 2023 and her portfolio will include the following programs: Please see her attached picture and bio! Read More >

Transition to Discipline Residents Promoted to Foundations
March 14, 2023
On behalf of Dr. Hanna Ezzat, Residency Program Director, Congratulations to the UBC OBGYN PGY 1 Residents who finished bootcamp and will start their foundation rotations on March 13, 2023. Please welcome them on service at all of the major teaching sites! Read More >

In Memory of Dr. Dan Rurak – Celebration of life will be held on March 21st at 1.00 pm, Peter Wall Institute
March 9, 2023
It is with great sadness that we remember Dr. Dan Rurak, a beloved member of the University of British Columbia (UBC) community. Dr. Rurak passed away recently, leaving behind a legacy of excellence in research, teaching, and mentorship. Dr. Rurak obtained his MSc in Comparative Endocrinology from the University of British Columbia in 1971 and […] Read More >

Welcome to Seng Keng, Residency Program Administrator
March 9, 2023
We are extremely happy to introduce Seng Keng to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Seng has joined the OBGYN Education Team as our Residency Program Administrator and we are looking forward to having him in our Residency Program. Seng began work at UBC in 2019. Before joining our team, he worked as the Program Administrator […] Read More >