Dr. Roxana Geoffrion is an associate professor at UBC, director of the UBC fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and chair of the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency research committee. She values high teaching standards and guides trainees towards academic careers through combined clinical and research mentorship. Dr Geoffrion constantly strives to improve her teaching methods. She initiated randomized controlled trials and built low-fidelity simulation models for teaching and evaluation of surgical skills in gynecologic surgery. Dr Geoffrion’s research interests also include surgical optimization, and patient outcomes following pelvic floor surgeries. She has co-authored many SOGC best practice guidelines in urogynecology. More recently, she has started producing innovative whiteboard animation videos of pelvic floor health, for patient education and knowledge translation based on these guidelines.
In 2021, Prof. Roxana Geoffrion was appointed as guest professor of School of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Zhejiang University School of Medicine.
2000 - McGill Winter Research Bursaries, McGill University Health Center Research Institute
2000 - Molson Project in Medical Informatics, McGill University
2004 - Paul Luc Gratton Memorial Prize
2005 - Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada Junior Member Elective Grant
2005 - 2006, Certificate of Excellence, Best Teacher Award, University of Ottawa
2007 & 2008 – Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada Best Urogynecology Paper
2014, Carl Nimrod Educator award of the Association of Academic Professionals in Obstetrics and Gynecology, awarded to one deserving individual from each university per year in recognition of excellence, commitment, innovation and leadership demonstrated in teaching knowledge, attitudes and skills
2016, The AFMC Clinical Teacher Award, Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada - in recognition of an individual in Canada who has a sustained track record as outstanding teacher to medical students, residents and other health profession students.
2020, The University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine distinguished achievement award for meritorious performance and excellence in education