Walk With Your Doc 2017
April 18, 2017

Did you know that walking can have the same health benefits as running? It’s true! Walking is a simple and fun way for people of all ages and abilities to feel good and be fit. But where can you start? Who can you walk with?

Since 2010 Walk with your Doc has been spreading the...

April 18, 2017

*Names have been changed to protect confidentiality of the physicians who were interviewed for this story.

Dr Smith* is a mid-career physician who found herself facing a health scare. At first, she responded to the news in an analytical and calm way. Before she realized...

Collaborative Toolbox
April 11, 2017

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world, indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”  Margaret Mead.

The CYMHSU Collaborative started with just that in 2013 - a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens in the BC interior - many...

April 10, 2017

Joseph Goody, a second-year student in the UBC Faculty of Medicine, has learned a lot by attending the UBC Surgical Club. “These events are fun and informative. I get to connect with surgeons and surgical residents, improve my technical skills, and learn about the many surgical...

Prostate Cancer Supportive Care Program
April 10, 2017

The Prostate Cancer Supportive Care Program began in 2013 with initial funding and support coming from the Specialist Services Committee, one of four joint collaborative committees that represent a partnership of Doctors of BC and the Province.

Approximately 3,200 men are diagnosed with...