BISC Faculty and Advisory Members participate in Rounds in the UBC Department of Surgery, and other Departments. In addition, BISC organizes BISC global surgical rounds periodically.


2020 Chung Lectureship – 2020 Chung

Date: November 18, 2020 7-8am

In lieu of an in-person gathering, the UBC Department of Surgery hosted a virtual Chung Lectureship.

Virtual Visiting Professor: Melanie Morris, BSc, MD, FRCSC


Pediatric Surgeon and Pediatric Urologist
Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba
Co-Instructor, SURG 518, UBC Branch for International Surgical Care
Medical Director, Global Surgery Office, University of Manitoba
Lead, Indigenous Health, The Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg

Topic: Something to Imagine: Equity in Pediatric Surgery



To access a recording of the presentation please visit   Video-recorded Grand Rounds presentations are posted on the UBC’s e-Learning System and accessible with a UBC Campus-Wide Login (CWL) account.

Dr. Morris Bio



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