Vision and Mission


To become a united and diverse surgical division that supports a culture of unparalleled clinical excellence and continuous exploration in all aspects of surgical care, education, research, and health advocacy, and that consistently promotes the creative potential of its surgeons and trainees


The VGH/UBC Division of General Surgery promotes the health of British Columbians through the provision of integrated, high-value surgical care, comprehensive surgical education, visionary research, and population-based health systems design.