Dr Hussein Kanji
May 3, 2021

When Dr Hussein Kanji decided to develop expertise in the Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation machine -- or ECMO -- as his “passion project”, he had no way of knowing that it could be a lifeline during a pandemic.

Invented in the 1970s, ECMO has long been a machine of last resort,...

Clockwise – Dr Zachary Schwartz, Dr Sharry Kahlon, Dr Peter Birks, Dr Jesse Greiner
April 1, 2021

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, BC’s doctors have been working to understand this virus, and provide the best care possible to people affected all over the province. Three post COVID-19 recovery clinics opened in the Lower Mainland early in 2021, as part of the Provincial Health...

Dr Andy Hamilton
March 1, 2021

If you ask Dr Andy Hamilton, leadership skills should be taught to medical students and residents early on.

“In medical school, we train physicians to treat patients. We don’t train them to perform as part of a huge complex system and how to be effective in working within that system to...

Dr Kay Khatra
February 1, 2021

Medical student Jatinder ‘Jay’ Khatra is at the forefront of helping to make Doctors of BC’s governance bodies more diverse and representative of the broader medical profession. Jay is the youngest member appointed to the new Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Working Group which will play a key...

Dr Li
January 4, 2021

Ask Dr Jiwei Li why he loves family medicine, the Vancouver physician gets to the heart of the matter.

“The human element is a critical part of helping patients,” says Dr Li. “Family doctors are at a unique intersection to help meet the social and medical needs of patients, which is the...