Research News


Congratulations Royal Columbian Hospital – Recipient of the D A Boyes Community Teaching Award
November 3, 2023
We are delighted to announce that Royal Columbian Hospital is this year’s recipient of the DA Boyes Community Teaching Award.  Drs. Houlihan, Wesa and Ubhi attended the 49th DA Boyes Society Meeting this week to accept the award on behalf of their colleagues.   This Award is bestowed annually on a British Columbia or Yukon community which […] Read More >


D. A. Boyes Memorial Research Award 2024
November 2, 2023
The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology is pleased to launch the fourth round of funding for applications to support research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This grant is for a maximum of $5,000 and is one time only (i.e. non-renewable). This grant is open to all learners within the Department of Obstetrics & […] Read More >


Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman on receiving UBC National Research Prize
July 11, 2023
The University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine announces the recipients of the UBC National Research Prizes, recognizing three of Canada’s leading researchers in heart health, brain health and cancer. The tenth annual Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Prize in Cancer Research is awarded to Dr. David Huntsman for his outstanding accomplishments and influence in advancing the global […] Read More >


Congratulations to David Huntsman on Receiving 2023 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award
July 6, 2023
Each year, the Faculty of Medicine recognizes faculty members who exemplify exceptional contributions in the areas of education, research and/or service, and who are dedicated to advancing both the Faculty’s values and vision of transforming health for everyone. David Huntsman is one of the 2023 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award recipients in the category […] Read More >


OBGYN Academic Day 2023 Award Winners
May 5, 2023
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2023 OBGYN Academic Day
April 20, 2023
2023 OBGYN Academic Day May 3rd, 2023 8:00AM-6:00PM PDT In person at:Chan Centre Auditorium950 West 28th AvenueVancouver, BC V5Z 4H4 Program and Abstract Booklet can be accessed by clicking here  Read More >


Welcome to Sara Derikvand, Research Manager for BCWH Dept of OBGYN
March 23, 2023
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 >


Diagnosis & Management of Endometriosis – New Article in CMAJ
March 20, 2023
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 >


Abstract Submission for the 23rd Annual Academic Day
February 28, 2023
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 >


Perinatal Research IMaging Evaluation (PRIME) Centre Research Award
February 9, 2023
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 >