Research Day 2021

Join us on May 7, 2021 for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology's 34th Annual Research Day. Each year the department showcases the excellent research and accomplishments of undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, residents and clinical fellows in our department. Research presentations are judged, and awards that are sponsored by industry are provided to  the top presenters in recognition for their achievements and hard work. This year's industry sponsors are AbbVie and Bayer. 

Due to Covid-19, the event will take place in an online forum. Please click the link below to register. All attendees and participants must be pre-registered. The event will take place from 8:30am-2:30pm on May 7, 2021 with the final times and schedule to be confirmed. 


Guest Speaker

Dr. Roxana Geoffrion 

MDCM, FRCSC | University of British Columbia

This year we will be joined by Dr. Roxana Geoffrion. Dr. Geoffrion is currently a full time urogynecologist at the Centre for Pelvic Floor Competence of St. Paul’s Hospital in downtown Vancouver. In addition to her clinical practice, she is the program director for the Advanced Training Program in Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Floor Reconstructive Surgery, a two-year program dedicated to the instruction of academic surgeons in this subspecialty area of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr Geoffrion also supervises many residents and medical students during their Urogynecology rotation and electives. She is involved with various ongoing research projects in the areas of patient education, surgical outcomes after various pelvic reconstructive surgeries and surgical skill development through simulation and standardized training. In addition, she often assists gynecologists wishing to improve on skills related to particular pelvic floor reconstruction procedures such as vaginal prolapse or urinary incontinence surgery. At a national level, she assists with drafting practice guidelines for practitioners caring for women with pelvic floor concerns.