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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 […]

Congratulations Dr. Paul Dubord – Appointee as an Officer of the Order of Canada

Congratulations Dr. Paul Dubord – Appointee as an Officer of the Order of Canada

Congratulations to Dr. Paul Dubord, who has recently been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada. Dr. Dubord is a member of the Branch for Global Surgical Care’s Advisory Committee and a co-instructor of SURG 560 Global Surgical Field Practicum. Dr. Dubord being recognized for his contributions to ophthalmology and for his tireless […]

Conclusion of the Bethune Round Table 2022 – VIRTUAL MEETING – Decolonizing Global Surgery

Conclusion of the Bethune Round Table 2022 – VIRTUAL MEETING – Decolonizing Global Surgery

The Bethune Round Table (BRT) is an annual interdisciplinary meeting aimed at addressing the challenges of providing accessible, high-quality surgical care to marginalized patients in low-resource settings. By bringing health professionals across a variety of disciplines together, we are able to share strategies and create solutions for improving surgical care to these under-serviced regions. The […]

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.