Featured Profiles

Student Spotlight: Ryan Falk

Student Spotlight: Ryan Falk

Ryan Falk is a current student in the Master in Global Surgical Care (MGSC) program at BISC. We had the pleasure to interview Ryan about his experiences in global surgical care and as a student in the Masters program as a family physician with enhanced surgical skills (FPESS), practicing in Inuvik, Northwest Territories.    

Welcoming three Ugandan colleagues: Drs. Sister Mary Margaret Ajiko, Phyllis Kisa and Mary Nabukenya

Welcoming three Ugandan colleagues: Drs. Sister Mary Margaret Ajiko, Phyllis Kisa and Mary Nabukenya

Dr. Sister Mary Margaret Ajiko, Dr. Phyllis Kisa and Dr. Mary Nabukenya have been honoured with adjunct UBC faculty appointments in recognition of their tireless partnership, collaboration, and commitment to clinical and academic surgery. These three remarkable Ugandan women have not only continued to advance their training, they have made significant contributions to the learning […]

Spotlight: David Stockton

Spotlight: David Stockton

We had the opportunity to speak with Dr. David Stockton, a BISC Project Travel Award recipient who has been involved with Engineers in Scrubs. Read on to learn more about his career in global surgical care and research projects in orthopaedic surgery.           Tell us a bit about yourself and your […]

Faculty Spotlight: Jane Lea

Faculty Spotlight: Jane Lea

Dr. Jane Lea is one of the co-instructors for SURG 518: Surgical Care in Canada’s Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities with Global Comparisons. Read on to learn more about Dr. Lea’s path to pursuing otolaryngology, involvement in BC First Nations communities and top advice for students interested in global surgery!

Faculty Spotlight: Brian Cameron

Faculty Spotlight: Brian Cameron

We are featuring a Q&A interview conducted by Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR) with Dr. Brian Cameron, one of the co-instructors for SURG 510: Surgical Care in International Health.