Alumni Profile – Dr. Chris Day


UBC Orthopaedics Residency Program, 2020

Current Location:
Adelaide, AU

Why did you choose the UBC Orthopaedics Residency Program?
UBC’s reputation, proximity to family and friends, the city, and the mountains!

What is your favourite memory from your time as a UBC Orthopaedics resident?
My favourite memory was doing my first operation “skin to skin”. That’s what it’s all about!

What’s one thing you learned that stood out to you?
It is truly a team effort to look after Orthopaedic patients. Doctors, nurses, PTs, OTs, CMLs, dietitians, SLPs etc. Everyone plays such crucial role in good patient care.    

What’s next for you?
I am currently doing a fellowship in hip and knee reconstruction in Adelaide, Australia for a year.