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Faculty Spotlight – Bertrand Perey

June 7, 2021

BERTRAND PEREYCLINICAL PROFESSOR Division:Trauma Site:Fraser – Royal Columbian Hospital Can you share a little bit about your educational background and journey, and how you got to where you are today? I was born in the city of Montreal in 1962 to European immigrants; my father was from France and my mother from Denmark. I was […]

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Statement on the Missing Children of the Kamloops Indian Residential School

June 1, 2021

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 […]

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Congratulations to our 2021 Orthopaedic Research Day Award Winners

May 26, 2021

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 […]

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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 […]

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Dr. F.P. Patterson inducted into the Vancouver General Hall of Honour on June 7, 2021

May 13, 2021

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. […]

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Trainee Spotlight – Shun Yamamoto

May 7, 2021

SHUN YAMAMOTOVISITING INTERNATIONAL STUDENT & PhD CANDIDATE Orthopaedic & Injury Biomechanics Group – Vancouver Can you share a little bit about your educational background and how you got to where you are today? My father is an Orthopaedic surgeon, so it was very natural for me to be interested in pursuing this career path. I […]

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Orthopaedic Update 2021

March 31, 2021

We invite you to register now for this year’s Orthopaedic Update! Please note that this year’s event will be held online via zoom.

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Faculty Spotlight – David Cruickshank

March 30, 2021

DAVID CRUICKSHANKCLINICAL INSTRUCTOR Division:Comprehensive Orthopaedics Site:Interior – Royal Inland Hospital Can you tell us about your educational background and journey? How did you get to where you are today? I grew up in Kamloops, BC where I came to appreciate the community, the lifestyle, and the mountains. I came from a background in civil contracting and physics, […]

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