Congratulations to our 2021 Graduates and Award Winners
June 14, 2021
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 […]
What’s Next for our 2021 Graduating Trainees?
June 11, 2021
The UBC Department of Orthopaedics would like to congratulate our outgoing trainees as they celebrate their achievements and look ahead to the next stage of their careers in orthopaedics! Meet a handful of our 2021 graduates and learn more about what’s next for them. The UBC Department of Orthopaedics offers training in the UBC MD […]
Dear members of the UBC Orthopaedics Community, It is with profound sadness that we have learned about the recent discovery of 215 children buried at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. The sorrow that this news represents is felt throughout our university community as well as our nation. We encourage everyone to reflect on the […]
Each year, the UBC Department of Orthopaedics recognizes the incredible research being conducted by our trainees at our annual Orthopaedic Research Day event. This year’s online event was hosted by Dr. Henry Broekhuyse, UBC Orthopaedics Clinical Professor and Director of Postgraduate Medical Education. Drs. Adrian Huang, Lise Leveille, and Babak Shadgan sat on the presentation […]
Under the leadership of Dr. Kishore Mulpuri, the Department of Orthopaedics is building “global” into the foundation of everything we do – mirroring UBC’s new global engagement strategy, In Service.
Orthopaedic Research Day 2021
May 14, 2021
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. About the Event: Date: May 20, 2021Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM PSTLocation: Zoom (online) Chair: Dr. Henry BroekhuyseReview Panel: Dr. Lise […]
Meet our 2021 Incoming Residents!
May 14, 2021
We are pleased to share that all three of our residency program spots were filled by UBC medical school graduates on CaRMS match day on April 20th. Two sponsored residents who were selected last fall will also be starting their residency training with us. Each of our new trainees brings outstanding accomplishments and a deep […]
This event has been postponed until further notice. The late Dr. F.P. Patterson, the founder and longtime head of UBC and VGH Orthopaedics will be inducted in the Vancouver General Hall of Honour in a ceremony on June 7, 2021. It will be an online ceremony for the most part with some in-person attendance. Dr. […]
We are proud to share that UBC Orthopaedics Clinical Associate Professor, Dr. Andrea Veljkovic, has been awarded the prestigious American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) Women’s Leadership Award for 2021. Dr. Veljkovic was the co-winner of this award along with Dr. Barbara Piclet-Legre from Marseilles, France. This global award recognizes outstanding women in foot […]
UBC Orthopaedics Faculty Members Help Develop Guide for Virtual Assessment of Musculoskeletal Conditions
April 19, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has had numerous impacts on musculoskeletal care including decreased access to diagnostic procedures, increased wait time for non-urgent orthopaedic surgeries, and a change in patient encounters with health care providers. Orthopaedic surgeons soon realized that a typical office/clinic visit as a first consult or follow-up would no longer be the same. The […]
Dr. Ralph Belle Appointed as Special Advisor to the Dean
April 13, 2021
We are proud to share that UBC Orthopaedics Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. Ralph Belle, has been appointed as the Special Advisor to the Dean of the UBC Faculty of Medicine from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2024. Dr. Belle, who also took on the Vice President, Medicine role with Fraser Health in January 2021, […]