Education News


Congratulations Natasha Orr, Killam Graduate TA Award winner
April 1, 2021Natasha Orr, a PhD candidate in the Reproductive and Developmental Sciences program, received a UBC Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for 2021. This recognition is presented each year to a small number of graduate students who have made outstanding contributions to teaching and learning at UBC. With over 2000 teaching assistants working at the university, […] Read More >


Congratulations to Enav Zusman, Killam Doctoral Scholarship recipient
March 19, 2021Enav Zusman, an incoming PhD student in the Reproductive and Developmental Sciences program, was announced as 1 of 7 awardees of the Killam Doctoral Scholarships. These awards are recognized as the most prestigious graduate awards available at UBC, and are awarded to the top doctoral candidates in the annual Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral […] Read More >


Transition to Discipline Residents Promoted to Foundations
March 18, 2021On 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. Thank you for supporting them in their transition to […] Read More >


Congratulations MFM Fellowship grads!
February 5, 2021The UBC Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship congratulates its two recent graduates, Dr. Christina Nowik and Dr. Eda Karacabeyli! Dr. Nowik completed her Fellowship in May 2020, and is now a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She practices as an obstetrician at Royal Columbian Hospital, and as a locum perinatologist at BC […] Read More >


OBGYN Education welcomes 4 new Program Directors
July 16, 2020A warm welcome to the 4 new Program Directors in the OBGYN Education: Undergraduate Program Director (middle) – Marketa Gogela, MD FRCSC, Clinical Assistant Professor Undergraduate Associate Program Director (left) – Dr Chris Ng, MD FRCSC, Clinical Instructor Residency Program Director (right) – Dr Hanna Ezzat, MD FRCSC, Clinical Assistant Professor Gynaecologic Oncology Fellowship (not […] Read More >


Advanced Training in Family Planning Welcomes Dr. Mucsi
July 14, 2020We are very excited to welcome Dr. Ashley Mucsi to the Advanced Training Program in Family Planning. Dr. Mucsi will be starting August 4th, for the one-year clinical program, with a focus on family planning, complex contraception and EPAC training. Dr. Musci completed her BSc in Cellular Molecular Microbial Biology, MSc in Immunology and her […] Read More >


New Advanced Training Program Welcomes First Trainee
March 23, 2020The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology’s newest Advanced Training program, Vulvovaginal Disorders/ Sexual Medicine, welcomed its first trainee in January 2020, Dr. Ariel Mendlowitz. This unique and innovative 6 month program is offered to practicing Canadian gynecologists who wish to develop expertise in the assessment and management of women chronic and complex vulvovaginal disorders. The […] Read More >


Resident Research Project Fair
December 17, 2019On Wednesday, December 11th we hosted our first ever “Resident Research Project Fair.” Research teams from across the department came to share research opportunities with our first year OBGYN residents. It was a great opportunity for research teams and residents to connect in person. Residents were able to learn about the breadth of research in […] Read More >


Welcome James Hayward, MFM Fellow
August 21, 2019We would like to welcome Dr. James Hayward to the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship (Subspecialty Residency)! Dr. Hayward recently completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Saskatchewan, after attending medical school at UBC. Welcome, Dr. Hayward! Read More >


New Advanced Trainee in Endometriosis, Pelvic Pain and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
July 12, 2019We would like to welcome Dr Alicia Long as the new fellow in Endo, CPP and ALS. Alicia completed medical school and a residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Alberta. Read More >