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Dr. Anthony Cooper and Dr. Julian Sernik Receive Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation Awards

June 17, 2022

We are pleased to share that Dr. Anthony Cooper from the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Dr. Julian Sernik from the Division of Comprehensive Orthopaedics were amongst the recipients of the 2022 Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation (COF) Research Awards.


Dr. Aresh Sepehri Receives Scholarship for ORS Clinician Scholar Career Development Program

June 14, 2022

We are excited to share that Dr. Aresh Sepehri, a PGY5 Orthopaedic Resident at UBC, was selected for a 2022 Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) Kathy Cramer Young Clinician Scholarship! Scholarship recipients will participate in the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) Clinician Scholar Career Development Program (CSCDP) held September 22 – 24, 2022 in Rosemont, Illinois and […]

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Faculty Spotlight – David Wilson

June 10, 2022

Meet Dr. David Wilson! He is a professor with the UBC Department of Orthopaedics and an orthopaedic engineering researcher at the Robert H.N. Ho Research Centre. He’d like to see his research set the foundations for interventions that lead to joints that are pain-free and functional longer.

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Dr. Anthony Cooper Receives 2022 POSNA Registry Grant for International Limb Differences Registry

June 3, 2022

We are thrilled to congratulate Dr. Anthony Cooper, Clinical Associate Professor at UBC Orthopaedics and Pediatric Orthopaedic surgeon at BC Children’s Hospital, on receiving the 2022 Pediatric Orthopaedic Society Of North America (POSNA) Registry Grant research award for the International Limb Differences Registry. The POSNA Registry Grant provides three years of funding for high-quality, multicenter clinical […]


In the News! Doctors in Kamloops calling for transparency, and action to address staffing shortages and surgical wait-lists

May 17, 2022

Dr. Scott Hughes, Clinical Instructor at UBC Orthopaedics, talks to CFJC TODAY about orthopaedic wait lists in Kamloops and chronic understaffing.

UBC Orthopaedics Update 2022 held May 5–6, 2022 at the Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University.

2022 UBC Orthopaedics Week

May 13, 2022

UBC Orthopaedics hosted our signature week of events during the first week of May beginning with Research Day presentations by residents, fellows, and graduate students from the Department of UBC Orthopaedics trainees followed by Ortho Update, a two-day accredited CPD/CME orthopaedics conference, in collaboration with the BC Orthopaedics Association. For a finale, we ended the […]

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In The News! B.C. has almost caught up on surgeries postponed by pandemic, province says, but thousands still waiting

May 12, 2022

Dr. Lane Dielwart, Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC Department of Orthopaedics and BC Orthopaedics Association President Elect, discusses long surgery wait-times with CBC and Global News. Read the CBC news story: B.C. has almost caught up on surgeries postponed by pandemic, province says, but thousands still waiting Watch the Global News interview: Orthopaedic surgeons want […]


Congratulations to our 2022 Orthopaedic Research Day Award Winners

May 11, 2022

Each year, the UBC Department of Orthopaedics recognizes the incredible research by our trainees at our annual Orthopaedic Research Day event. This year’s event was held at the Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre at Vancouver General Hospital. We are excited to announce the winners in Resident Research, Clinical Fellow Research, and Graduate Student Research.


Staff Spotlight – Jacki Lung

April 14, 2022

Meet Jacki Lung! She is an HR Assistant with the UBC Department of Orthopaedics. Among other things, you’ll find Jacki supporting and coordinating clinical faculty appointments, reappointments, and promotions for new and existing clinical faculty members.