Faisal Khosa, MD, MBA is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiology at Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia. He is also the Head of Grants and International Collaboration at the UBC Emergency & Trauma Radiology program.

Dr. Khosa has been a faculty speaker at the Radiological Society of North America, American Roentgen Ray Society, American Society of Emergency Radiology, Royal College in UK and The Arab Health Congress in UAE, and an invited speaker at universities all over the world. He is passionate about giving back through coaching and mentoring students and his mentoring has benefited students all over the world.

Education

Dr. Khosa has completed extensive training in radiology, including a residency in Diagnostic Radiology in Ireland. He completed the IMG Alternate Pathway – Diagnostic Radiology Certification which included: clinical fellowships in Oncoradiology, Cardiovascular Imaging, Emergency Radiology, Body MRI and Neuroradiology at ‘Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School’ in Boston. He also completed an MBA from Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

Awards and Honours

Dr. Khosa is the recipient of numerous awards, including:

  • Outstanding Academic Performance Award
  • Dudley Pennell Award of Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 
  • May Cohen Equity, Diversity, and Gender Award – Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada
  • The Humanitarian Award – Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America
  • Rising Star Exchange Program Award – French Society of Radiology
  • Young Investigator Award – Canadian Association of Radiologists
  • Vancouver Coastal Health – Healthcare Hero Award
  • Education & Mentoring Award by Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America
  • People First Leadership Award by Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Canadian Association of Radiology/Canadian Radiology Foundation Leadership Scholarship
  • American Roentgen Ray Society Scholarship
  • The One in One Hundred Mentoring Award and the Outstanding Young Investigator Award in USA
  • He received the Medal of Excellence (Tamgha-i-Imtiaz) from the government of Pakistan for his highest degree of service to the field of medicine by mentoring a generation of students and The College of Physicians and Surgeons Award for 15 years of “Outstanding Service to Medicine” in Pakistan. In addition, he has also received several service excellence awards including the “Outstanding Support Award” by Vancouver General Hospital Trauma Program.

Lectureships, Seminar Invitations, and Visiting Professorships:

2020

Dual Energy Computed Tomography in Trauma Imaging

Radiological Society of Pakistan: Meet the Expert

Road of Residency in COVID-Era

Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America

Women Leaders in South Asia: Price & Promise

South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest at Simon Fraser University

Road to Medical School

Operation Med School 2020 conference in Vancouver

Advances in Imaging Lectures

College of Physicians and Surgeons in Pakistan

Career Counselling Lectures

Medical Universities across Pakistan

Equity, diversity, and inclusion: Knowledge Dissemination Initiative

Vancouver Physician Staff Association

Art & Science of Leadership

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

Equity, diversity, and inclusion: The Actionable Knowledge Dissemination Initiative

Canadian Physician Leadership Conference

Power balances and the challenges of EDI (equality, diversity and inclusion) in a mentorship program and individual relationships

Canadian Organization of Medical Physics annual scientific meeting

Art & Science of Leadership talk

Future Global Leaders Program at UBC

Essentials of Leadership

Langara College

2019

Career Counselling

University of British Columbia

Art & Science of Leadership

French Congress of Radiology

Art & Science of Leadership

Crofton House School

Career Counselling

Combined Military Hospital Medical and Dental School

MRI of Liver Lesions

Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center

Career Counselling and Radiology Lectures

Zayed Military Hospital UAE

Art & Science of Leadership

Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute

2018

Art & Science of Leadership

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Updates in Cardiac Imaging

University of Washington

Leadership Essentials

Head 2 Toe Course

Unique Lives in Medicine

Vancouver Physician Staff Association

State of the Art in Acute Care Imaging

College of Physicians and Surgeons in Pakistan

Career Counselling Seminars

Services Institute of Medical Sciences Lahore, Pakistan

Career Counselling Seminars

Jinnah Sindh Medical University Karachi, Pakistan

Career Counselling Seminars

DOW University of Health Sciences Karachi, Pakistan

Career Counselling Seminars

Agha Khan University Karachi, Pakistan

Career Counselling Seminars

Fatima Jinnah Medical University Lahore, Pakistan

Career Counselling Seminars

Allama Iqbal Medical College Lahore, Pakistan

Career Counselling Seminars

King Edward Medical University Lahore, Pakistan

Career Counselling Seminars

CMH Lahore, Pakistan

Emergency Radiology Updates Course

United Arab Emirates

2017

Leadership Grand Rounds

University of British Columbia

Radiology Course

Head to Toe Conference in Vancouver

Emergency Radiology Course

American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Meeting

Emergency Radiology Course

University of Toronto

Emergency Radiology Course

University of Washington, Seattle

Emergency Radiology Course

Canadian Association of Radiologists Annual Meeting

Career Counselling Course

Vancouver General Hospital

Rules of Leadership

Strategic Sectors Research Centre; Suleman Dawood School of Business; Lahore University of Management Sciences

Career Counselling Lectures

Research Council of Pakistan

2016

Guest Speaker at CT-MRI/Ultrasound Society of the Philippines Joint Annual Convention

Invited to speak on Radiology and Leadership

Guest Speaker at the Young Physicians Coaching Seminar

The Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America

Guest Lecturer at APPNA MERIT

The lecture was televised live to Medical Schools in Pakistan and Middle East

Guest Lecturer Harbor UCLA Medical Center

Los Angeles USA

Guest Lecturer DOGANA Retreat in New Jersey

Young Physician Coaching Seminar

Guest Lecturer at Saint Anthony’s High School, Pakistan

History and Evolution of Medicine

College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan

Mentoring Symposium. Visiting Professor

The King Edward Medical University, Pakistan

Visiting Professor: Radiology and Career Counseling Seminars

Visiting Professor at The Combined Military Hospital, Pakistan

Leadership and Career Counseling Seminars

2015

The DOW Medical School, Pakistan

Guest Speaker

The Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Guest Speaker

Detroit Medical Center, USA

Invited Speaker

University of British Columbia, Vancouver General Hospital

Visiting Professor: Imaging in Abdominal Trauma

2014

Agha Khan University Karachi, Pakistan

Visiting Professor

Nishter Medical College Multan, Pakistan

Visiting Professor

The Young Physicians Coaching Seminar

The Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America; Guest Speaker

Department of Radiology at University of California, San Diego

Invited Speaker

College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan

Mentoring Symposium. Visiting Professor

2013

Department of Radiology Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Visiting Professor

College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan

Mentoring Symposium. Visiting Professor

Allama Iqbal Medical College and University Hospital, Pakistan

Mentoring Symposium. Visiting Professor

Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Pakistan

Imaging in Abdominal Traums. Visiting Professor

Combined Military Hospital and Medical College, Pakistan

Residency Abroad. Visiting Professor

2012

Emory University, School of Medicine

Characterization of Liver Lesions by MRI Lecture – Grand Rounds

Tulane University New Orleans

Characterization of Liver Lesions by MRI. Visiting Professor

University of British Columbia, Vancouver General Hospital

Imaging in Abdominal Trauma. Visiting Professor

King Edward University Hospital, Pakistan

Residency Abroad: “Do’s and Don’t’s”. Visiting Professor

Allama Iqbal Medical College and University Hospital, Pakistan

Imaging in Abdominal Trauma. Visiting Professor

Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Pakistan

Imaging in Cardiac Disease. Visiting Professor

Fatima Memorial Medical College and University Hospital, Pakistan 2012

Imaging in Abdominal Trauma. Visiting Professor

2011

Nishter Medical College and Hospital, Pakistan

Characterization of Liver Lesions by MRI. Visiting Professor

King Edward University Hospital, Pakistan

Residency application “Playing a poor hand well”. Visiting Professor

Allama Iqbal Medical College and University Hospital, Pakistan

An introduction to Cardiac MDCT & MRI. Visiting Professor

Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging. Visiting Professor

Agha Khan University, Pakistan

Fatima Memorial Medical College and University Hospital, Pakistan

Visiting Professor

Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Pakistan

Innovations in Cancer Imaging. Visiting Professor

TUFTS Medical Center, Boston MA

Assessment of Liver disease by MRI. Visiting Professor

2010

Sunny Brook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Canada

Cardiac CT: Radiation dose reduction strategies. Visiting Professor

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Characterization of Liver Lesions by MRI. Grand Round

2009

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Grand Round

Biphasic Contrast injection in Peripheral CTA: Comparison with conventional single-phase injection. Invited Lecture

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Grand Round

Volume CT beyond 64 MDCT: Novel Applications and Technical Challenges. Invited Lecture

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Grand Round

MRI Sequences that Most Frequently Depict Non-Cardiac Findings on CMR. Invited Lecture

2008

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Cardiology: Interesting case conference. Invited Lecture

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Cardiology: PE and risk stratification using non-gated CT imaging. Invited Lecture

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Radiology of Chest Trauma, Bare Bones of Chest Trauma. Workshop for Health Care Providers.

2007

Dana-Farbar Cancer Institute

Barebones of Radiology Research: Invited Lecture

2005

Royal Free Hospital in London, UK

Value of research for Radiology trainees. Invited Lecture in Radiology.

2004

Guest Speaker at the Young Physicians Coaching Seminar

The College of Physicians and Surgeons in Pakistan