Clinical Science

Two areas that Dr. Peter Leung’s area is focusing on are: Endocrine control of reproductionThe aim of this project is to better understand the hormonal control of reproductive function...

Our Goal

Our goal as a department is optimum health for the women of British Columbia and their offspring, through collaborative health promotion, healthcare, education and research. We believe that these are all interdependent and we strive to strengthen these links from bench to bedside, to community.

Basic Science Division

The goals and objectives of the Research Division and Graduate Program in Reproductive and Developmental Sciences, based on the recommendations of the last Departmental Review, are as follows: Long-germ...

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Education Programs

The reorganization of the medical curriculum has reduced the number of didactic teaching hours in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The paradigm shift from teacher-centered to learner-centered instruction...

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Division of Gynaecologic Oncology

The Division of Gynaecologic Oncology is one of the four clinical divisions of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The Divisional activities take place at the BC Cancer Agency...

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Latest Blogs

Research endeavors cover basic science, clinical science and population health across the spectrum of women's lifespan including all aspects of pregnancy and childbirth.

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Current Studies

Cancer & Sexual Health Sexual Health after Hysterectomy for Cervical or Endometrial Cancer Advanced Ovarian Cancer and Sexuality Women’s HPV Concerns after Cervical Cancer Treatment Prophylactic Ovarian Removal and Sexual Health Trachelectomy, Radical Hysterectomy, and Intimate Life After Cancer Moving Forward After Breast Cancer: A Pilot Study of an Online Skills and Support Intervention for […]

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Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Undergraduate Program Highlights The Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine continues to participate actively in the teaching activities of the UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Undergraduate Program.  The following are highlights of our participation in the past academic year; Tracy Pressey has taken over as Week Head of the Reproductive Block Week 3 (Normal Pregnancy, […]

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Classifying Female Sexual Dysfunction:

Although the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 4th Edition (1994) is the currently accepted system for classifying women’s sexual dysfunction, there have been criticisms of that system. Thus, the Definitions committee, sponsored by the American Foundation for Urologic Diseases in 2003 revised and expanded upon the definitions of women’s sexual dysfunctions as described […]