Radhika Shankar
May 26, 2020

As an 11-year-old girl, Radhika Shankar never imagined a career in medicine. In fact, a severe illness in her family instilled in her a dread of hospitals that took years to overcome. Today, however, she is a fourth-year UBC medical student and grateful recipient of a Doctors of BC bursary....

The Doctor is In
May 21, 2020
  “The Doctor is In: Recommendations for expanding in-person care in community-based physician practices” provides a one-stop source of information to support physicians in the gradual re-opening of offices and clinics.    Prepared by physicians for physicians, the document summarizes and...
Doctor wearing mask in office
May 15, 2020

Guidelines have been provided to BC’s physicians to enable the gradual expansion of in-person care in clinics and offices. In her President’s Letter, members, Dr Kathleen Ross notes that this marks the start of a new phase of the pandemic response that will see a cautious lifting of restrictions...

May 15, 2020

The Provincial Health Officer, Dr Bonnie Henry, will join other medical experts in a webinar for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, paramedics, and other health care providers. 

The webinar will be in a Q and A format, and will focus on health practices to optimize patient care and...

MSPQI
May 11, 2020

The initiative to measure quality improvement in British Columbia’s health care system is moving to the next stage, with the beginning of Phase ll of the Measurement System for Physician Quality Improvement (MSPQI) project.

After Phase I launched in 2018 and reached a successful...