Physician handing note to patient
January 20, 2022

BC’s doctors are once again asking employers to stop asking for sick notes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Sick notes place an unnecessary burden on the health care system particularly during the Omicron surge,” said Doctors of BC President Dr Ramneek Dosanjh. “With critical staffing...

January 12, 2022

Are you a Doctors of BC member in good-standing who wants to get involved in the association at a meaningful level? With over 60 member-run committees advocating on behalf of physicians and BC citizens alike, we deal with a diverse range of issues, including policy development, physician health...

December 20, 2021

Beginning in January of 2022, all Community physicians in private practice, along with other community health care workers, will be invited to receive their COVID booster based on a 6-month interval from their Dose 2 vaccination. Doctors will need to self-identify as a community physician on the...

Preet Gandhi
December 13, 2021

Preet Gandhi, a first-year medical student from North Vancouver, is the third recipient of Doctors of BC’s Presidential Scholars Award in Medicine. The scholarship establishes an endowment that covers student and tuition fees, and textbooks for a single medical student on an annual basis,...

Physician working with laptop
December 10, 2021

Voting in the 2021 elections has concluded and Doctors of BC is now able to share the results with members, including the composition of the 2022 Board of Directors (elected by the Representative Assembly, whose terms begin January 2022). 


As noted in the CEO's...