Dr. Forster joined UBC in 1991. He is also a Professor in the Department of Radiology, Head of MRI, Vancouver Coastal Region, and Director of Medical Imaging at Vancouver General and UBC Hospitals. He was recently 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 16 years.
Dr. Forster is Associate Editor of the journals Radiology and British Journal of Sports Medicine, and is on the Honourary Editorial Board of Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine. He is the author of more than 80 peer-reviewed scientific publications and 90 educational exhibits. He has served as President of the Pacific Northwest Radiology Society and on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Radiologists.