December 11, 2018 – Andrew Seal, MD, FRCSC

Dr. Seal is Associate Professor Emeritus of Surgery at UBC. He graduated from Guy’s Hospital Medical School in London, England in 1969. In 1979 he completed his general surgery residency at UBC and obtained his Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

From 1980 to 1981 Dr. Seal was a Visiting Scientist at the Centre for Ulcer Research and Education in Los Angeles. In July 1981 he returned to Vancouver and joined the Department of Surgery at UBC as a member of the active staff at the Health Sciences Centre Hospital on the UBC campus. He was appointed Associate Dean of Student Affairs in the Faculty of Medicine from 1994 to 1999 and on completion of his term became a visiting scholar at St. Catharine’s College at Cambridge. He returned to UBC in 2000 and became a member of the Division of General Surgery at St Paul’s Hospital in 2003. The Andrew Seal Award in Arts & Humanities in Medicine was established in his honour.

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