Graduate Feature: Anise Barton

Dr. Barton completed her undergraduate training, medical degree, and surgical residency at the University of Alberta. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Society of Breast Surgeons. She has been practicing general surgery at Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) in Kamloops, BC, since 2007. She has […]

Chung Research Day – November 1, 2021

Chung Research Day – November 1, 2021

WB and MH Chung Research Day In the early 1990s, Doctors Wally Chung and Madeleine Chung endowed a fund to support a department-wide research forum. The Chung Research Day showcases research endeavors in the Department of Surgery covering topics in basic, clinical and education research. More information on the Chung family’s contribution to academic life […]

Welcome New BISC Faculty Members

Welcome New BISC Faculty Members

BISC 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. SURG 510 – Dr. Sam Bugis SURG 517 – Dr. Emily Schaeffer SURG 518 – Dr. Ryan Falk and Dr. Stuart […]

Student Spotlight: Willow Thickson

Student Spotlight: Willow Thickson

Dr. Willow Thickson is a recent UBC medical graduate, who is Cree, Ashininaabe and Métis from the Michel First Nation in Alberta. She has an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and Health Science from UBC with a minor in science specifically focused on biochemical nutrition. Willow has held many positions such as the Vice President of […]

Publication Feature: Lessons from developing, implementing and sustaining a participatory partnership for children’s surgical care in Tanzania

Publication Feature: Lessons from developing, implementing and sustaining a participatory partnership for children’s surgical care in Tanzania

Dr. Godfrey Sama Philipo, BISC Adunct Professor, along with Shobhana Nagraj, Zaitun M Bokhary,and Kokila Lakhoo, recently published an article that shares experiences on developing, implementing and sustaining a partnership in global children’s surgery in Tanzania. To read the full text, please visit here. Abstract: Global surgery is an essential component of Universal Health Coverage. […]