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Dr. Babak Shadgan Attends 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games as Medical Director of Wrestling Competitions

Dr. Babak Shadgan Attends 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games as Medical Director of Wrestling Competitions

The International Olympic Committee has amended its “Faster, Higher, Stronger” motto to include the word ‘Together’, highlighting the need for solidarity during difficult times such as the COVID-19 pandemic. At this year’s 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, finding and sustaining the proper balance of safety and togetherness has never been more challenging. Dr. […]

Dr. Pierre Guy Named COA 2nd President Elect

Dr. Pierre Guy Named COA 2nd President Elect

Congratulations are extended to UBC Orthopaedics Professor, Dr. Pierre Guy, who was named the Canadian Orthopaedic Association’s 2nd President Elect during the Association’s recent virtual Annual Meeting. “I am both honoured and humbled by the nomination” says Dr. Guy. “I know that many surgeons are contributing to improving musculoskeletal care in Canada and I look […]

Canadian Football League Appoints Dr. Robert McCormack as Chief Medical Officer

Canadian Football League Appoints Dr. Robert McCormack as Chief Medical Officer

The Canadian Football League (CFL) recently appointed Dr. Bob McCormack and Dr. Dhiren Naidu as its Chief Medical Officers.

McCormack and Naidu will lead a CFL Medical Committee comprised of top health professionals and executives from the league and its clubs.

National Indigenous History Month 2021

National Indigenous History Month 2021

As many of you may know, June is National Indigenous History Month – a time to honour the unique history and culture of Indigenous peoples. It is also a time to pay tribute to the strength and depth of present-day Indigenous communities and a time for Canadians, and British Columbians in particular, to contemplate the […]

Congratulations to our 2021 Graduates and Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2021 Graduates and Award Winners

On June 4, 2021 faculty, staff, residents, and fellows from the UBC Department of Orthopaedics attended the 2021 graduation ceremony via Zoom. This virtual ceremony commemorated the accomplishments of our graduating trainees, signifying the culmination of their hard work, passion, and commitment to orthopaedics. This year’s virtual program included remarks and presentations from a number […]