The Chew Wei Professorship has enabled me to prosecute my own research successfully but more importantly has enabled me to successfully mentor and create opportunities for junior investigators Gillian Hanley, Aline Talhouk, Michael Anglesio, Paul Yong and Jessica McAlpine as well as a large number of trainees. The chair also gave me the latitude to […] Read More
The Dr. A. D. 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. Read More
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 […] Read More
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. Read More
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 […] Read More
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 […] Read More
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 […] Read More
The funds provided by this endowed chair have allowed our division to engage in research otherwise difficult to fund, provide state of the art clinical care and educate for the future of the division. Read More
The Dr. Chew Wei 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 […] Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
Central to this initiative will be developing a Center of Excellence in research within the division of MFM. This will be led by researchers such as newly appointed Canada Tier 2 CRC chair in perinatal population health, Dr Jennifer Hutcheon. The goal of the fund is to foster improved outcomes for mothers and their babies. […] Read More
Pelvic floor disorders, like urinary incontinence, stool incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse impact between 1 in 5 and 1 in 3 women. While not life threatening, they can have a deleterious impact on the quality of life for those who suffer from them. The UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is improving the quality of […] Read More
Pelvic floor disorders refers to functional problems with the pelvic organs including the bladder, rectum and vagina. For example, pelvic floor disorders impacting the bladder can result in leakage of urine (urinary incontinence) or difficulty emptying. Similarly, women may suffer from the leakage of stool (stool incontinence). Another common problem is pelvic organ prolapse, where […] Read More
The Dr Betty Poland endowment provides funds to support the development of embryopathology. This endowment is managed by a multidisciplinary steering committee consisting of representatives from UBC Departments of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Medical Genetics and Pathology. This year OBGYN will bring in a guest speaker, Dr William Kutteh, who will give a grand rounds presentation on March […] Read More
We depend on the generosity of our supporters to meet the gap. The donations to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology help us succeed in educating top students and pursuing new knowledge and innovation to provide optimum health for the women of BC. We realize that putting family through school and providing a solid footing for […] Read More
The Chew Wei Memorial Chair in Gynecologic Oncology has been transformational for our division. This endowment has enabled our division to continue to lead the nation academically. This year’s expenditures include support the Genova Hereditary Gynecologic cancer initiative, and to support a laboratory assistant for Dr. Mark Carey’s work on low grade serous cancer lines. […] Read More
The Dr. Victor Gomel Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology was endowed to support the Department Head in both academic pursuits and administrative responsibilities. With respect to administrative impact, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology has continued to build its educational and academic notoriety, with continued recruitment of new faculty, and increases in grant funding and […] Read More
The Department ran its first cohort of the Leadership Development Program in 2018. We received funding from the Faculty of Medicine to run a wellness initiative for one year and the Leadership Program was part of that. We have now been lucky enough to have the support of Jane Bryans through an education initiative through […] Read More
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