Continuing Professional Development

Interested in expanding your knowledge and skills? The UBC Department of Orthopaedics serves a provincial need for continuing professional development in the field of orthopaedics. Current programs include the annual Orthopaedic Update, the annual Orthopaedic Research Day, and Grand Rounds.


Grand Rounds

UBC Department of Orthopaedics Grand Rounds offer a range of clinically relevant, educational topics for a generalized audience of trainees and faculty members. Grand Rounds are held on Wednesdays from 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM PST.

Upcoming Events

Canadian Paediatric Orthopaedic Trauma Course 2023

Join UBC Orthopaedics in Whistler for the IN-PERSON 2023 Canadian Paediatric Trauma Course (CPOT) in January. We’ll have current and practical updates in all aspects of paediatric trauma surgery provided by experts who will share insights, tips, and up-to-date surgically relevant content. Learn, network, and play all in beautiful Whistler, BC. If you are a paediatric orthopaedic trauma surgeon or a community orthopaedic trauma surgeon, then this is the course for you! | January 26-27, 2023 | Register now

Research Day 2023

Research Day is a one-day event providing a forum for our residents, fellows, and graduate students to present their research activity and to field questions on research techniques and results by visiting speakers. | May 3, 2023

Orthopaedic Update 2023

Orthopaedic Update provides a forum for orthopaedic surgeons across British Columbia to stay abreast of current research and innovations in clinical practice while networking with colleagues. | May 4-5, 2023 | Learn more & register


Past Events

Research Day 2022

Research Day is a one-day event providing a forum for our residents, fellows, and graduate students to present their research activity and to field questions on research techniques and results by visiting speakers. | May 4, 2022

Orthopaedic Update 2022

Orthopaedic Update provides a forum for orthopaedic surgeons across British Columbia to stay abreast of current research and innovations in clinical practice while networking with colleagues. | May 5-6, 2022


Contact Us

If you have questions about our Continuing Professional Development opportunities, please send an email to: orthopaedics.cpd@ubc.ca