The Department would like to welcome Sara Derikvand! Sara has recently taken on a new position with Women’s Health Research Institute (WHRI) as the Research Manager responsible for the research program at BC Women’s Hospital’s Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (OBGYN). Sara will be able to provide research guidance and support to department members who […] Read More
A new clinical review published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, written by Drs. Catherine Allaire, Mohamed Bedaiwy and Paul Yong, provides an overview of the causes, diagnosis and management of endometrioisis based on the latest evidence to help clinicians and patients. You can see the full article here: https://www.cmaj.ca/content/195/10/E363. Read More
This is a call for abstracts for the 23rd Annual Academic Day occurring on Wednesday May 3rd, 2023. Who can present at Academic Day? Open to all trainees within Department of OBGYN. However, a student in another program may submit an abstract provided: A) the topic is directly related to the field of obstetrics and/or […] Read More
The Women’s Health Research Institute (WHRI), in partnership with the BC Women’s Health Foundation, announces the first PRIME Centre Research Award competition for the advancement of knowledge in maternal, fetal and neonatal health. Awards are open to WHRI-affiliated post-doctoral fellows, clinical fellows, research associates, clinician scientists and academic researchers who are engaged in maternal, fetal […] Read More
The Women’s Health Research Institute and the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute are partnering with Perinatal Services BC, the Office of Virtual Health and the Provincial Digital Health and Information Services to develop a shared research agenda for perinatal digital innovation in BC. You are invited to participate in this Thought Exchange if you provide […] Read More
The Women’s Health Research Institute, in partnership with the BC Women’s Health Foundation, awarded six Catalyst Grants for the advancement of knowledge in women’s and newborn’s health. Department members Dr. Katrina Bouchard (PI), Dr. Melanie Altas, and Dr. Ulrike Dehaeck received a Catalyst Grant to study the sexual health implications of vulvar lichen sclerosus, a […] Read More
Please welcome Jessie Dhillon to the Department. Jessie will be our new full time Research Manager. The Research Manager provides support to all Department members, including coordination of multiple research projects for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology across multiple sites. The Department is excited to be able to provide full time support for those who need assistance. […] Read More
December 1 is World AIDS Day and the start of Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week in Canada. Dr Julio Montaner and Dr Chelsea Elwood spoke in a DocTalks vodcast episode to discuss what doctors should know about HIV/AIDS and how they can promote equality around testing, prevention, and treatment. Find out the details here. Read More
Gaining skills in knowledge exchange and mobilization (KxM) can help you increase the impact of your research. Register now for Research to Impact: Skills, practices and tools for KxM — an eight-week training program for those hoping to enhance their capacity to do public scholarship. This KxM program is designed for UBC faculty, post-doctoral fellows […] Read More
The DA Boyes Memorial Research Award competition is now open. This grant is open to all learners within the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. At least one supervisor should be a member of the Department. The deadline for submissions is 27 January 2023. Please visit our website for more information. Read More
Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology spans from bench to bedside and beyond. Our faculty are involved in biomedical, clinical, and population health research, including PhD and MSc programs with the UBC Reproduction and Developmental Sciences Graduate Program, that covers the spectrum of women’s lifespan. We strive to contribute knowledge, policy and practice that leads to optimum health for the women.
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