Research News


Dr. Sarah Munro awarded funding under the Ministry of Health Research Seed Grant program for 2024/25
May 14, 2024
In partnership with the Ministry of Health, UBC Health awarded funding through the Ministry of Health Research Seed Grant Program for research projects that responded to pertinent health-related questions identified by the Ministry. Dr. Munro and their research team will be undertaking a project responding to a specific research question posed by the Ministry of Health […] Read More >


Completed vaginal surgery education trial and local implementation into our residency program
March 27, 2024
We are pleased to report that our PROcedure-specific MOdular Training and Evaluation randomized controlled trial (PROMOTE), led by principal investigator Dr Roxana Geoffrion over the past decade, is completed and recently published. This research produced the first ever fully validated vaginal surgery training curriculum, successfully implemented in the first junior Obstetrics and Gynecology resident cohort […] Read More >


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 >


Dr. Jeffrey Wong Receives the 2023 JAMMI Trainee Published Manuscript Award
March 18, 2024
The manuscript “Establishing obstetrics-specific metrics and interventions for antimicrobial stewardship” of Dr. Jeffrey Wong – the current Reproductive Infectious Diseases Fellow, has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 JAMMI Trainee Published Manuscript Award. Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (AMMI) Canada is the national specialty association that represents physicians, clinical microbiologists and […] Read More >


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 >


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 >