Dr. Bruce Forster is Professor and Head at the University of British Columbia, Department of Radiology, and Director of the UBC, Office of Academic Innovation. He was recently the Regional Department Head and Medical Director, Diagnostic Imaging, Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care and Director of Diagnostic Imaging for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics/Paralympics Games.
As an Associate Member of the Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre, he has been involved in the clinical, education, and research aspects of sports imaging for 25 years. Dr. Forster has delivered over 350 invited lectures, many internationally, and has served as a Visiting Professor in Canada, the United States, Indonesia, Singapore, Japan, South America, Russia, and the Middle East. He is the author of over 135 peer-reviewed scientific publications, and 120 educational exhibits, and has served as President of the Pacific Northwest Radiology Society, and on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Radiologists and is currently on the Board of Directors and is President of the Canadian Radiologic Foundation.
Dr. Forster was Lead Physician for ‘Choosing Wisely Medical Imaging’ one of the most comprehensive appropriateness initiatives in the Province, and organized and taught at the CAR/CRF/UBC Radiology Leadership and Business Course, in collaboration with the UBC Sauder School of Business.