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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 […]

Global Surgery Elective – Available for UBC 4th Year MD Students

Global Surgery Elective – Available for UBC 4th Year MD Students

Are you a 4th year UBC medical student interested in learning more about global surgical care? In this 2-week global surgery elective course, you will have the opportunity to explore global surgery with the support of an experienced BISC faculty member as a preceptor. Register today!

BISC participates in 2020 MedTech Cafés

BISC participates in 2020 MedTech Cafés

BISC is partnering with Engineers in Scrubs (EiS) at the UBC School of Biomedical Engineering to participate in the MedTech Café Events again this Fall.

2019–2020 BISC Instructor Appreciation

2019–2020 BISC Instructor Appreciation

This year, we wish to recognize and express our appreciation for the significant contributions of two BISC Instructors, Dr. Norgrove Penny and Dr. Dan Poenaru.

Stigma on Children with Hearing Loss

Stigma on Children with Hearing Loss

 What kind of stigma do children with hearing loss face? How does it impact them and their families? Hear from a parent who spoke up for her child.