Student Spotlight: Serena Kassam

Student Spotlight: Serena Kassam

  Serena Kassam is originally from Vancouver, BC. She completed her B.A/D.M.D at Tufts University in Boston, MA and Pediatric Dental Residency through Lutheran Medical Center at St Josephs Hospital, In Providence, RI. She then completed a research fellowship at New York University Langone Medical Center, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, in Craniofacial Pediatric Dentistry and […]

Welcome New BGSC Faculty Members

Welcome New BGSC Faculty Members

BGSC is excited to welcome several new, accomplished surgical care professionals and researchers to our Faculty this year! We are excited about the depth of experience and knowledge you will bring to our learners. Dr. Jessica Chan Dr. Phyllis Kisa Dr. Doreen Nakku Dr. Lawrence Takeuchi     To learn more about our instructors, see […]

Engineers in Scrubs Program

Engineers in Scrubs Program

    On behalf of UBC’s School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME), we invite you to submit a project proposal to the Engineers in Scrubs program (EiS). EiS is a specialization in SBME’s graduate program that trains students to be leaders in medical innovation with a design process that emphasizes impactful translation and collaboration with clinical stakeholders.  At the heart […]

Student Spotlight: May Yau

Student Spotlight: May Yau

      May Yau is a Medical Radiation Technologist. She currently lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada Read on to find out more about May, her background and experiences, what lead her to the field of global surgical care, the MGSC, and more!       What has inspired you to study and work in […]

SURG 560 Final Report: Evaluation of trauma care capabilities in Manitoba’s Prairie Mountain Health Region

SURG 560 Final Report: Evaluation of trauma care capabilities in Manitoba’s Prairie Mountain Health Region

Cara Weessies, a student at the MGSC program, recently published their SURG 560 final report to UBC CIRcle.  This report is a summary of the final practicum project “Evaluation of Trauma Care Capabilities in Manitoba’s Prairie Mountain Health Region” conducted during the 2021/22 academic year. To read the full text, please visit here.