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...

December 17, 2020

A dedicated family physician practicing in Fort St. James, Dr Anthon Meyer started as co-chair of the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC) in June 2020. The Doctors Making a Difference team sat down with Dr Meyer and talked with him about his leadership style, what the GPSC is doing to...

Dr. Elisabeth Crisci and Dr. Shauna Tierney
November 16, 2020

Victoria Hospitalists Dr Elisabeth Crisci and Dr Shauna Tierney have been unwavering in their pursuit of a new kind of care for patients. Now, their passion project is about to become a reality with the BC Government’s launch of Hospital at Home across the province.

With...

October 20, 2020

During the dark, early days of the pandemic, Dr Sarah Freedman’s mood was as grey as a Vancouver rain. 

“It was a really heavy time and I felt as if I needed joy in my life,” said Dr Freedman, a Vancouver-based pediatrician. “I watched videos of the Toronto and Calgary physicians’ choirs...

Dr Cathy Clelland
October 6, 2020

After a review of existing primary care guidelines for some of the more common cancers, such as breast and colorectal cancer, Dr Cathy Clelland, BC Cancer Primary Care Program Medical Director saw a gap in primary care guidelines for prostate cancer. The guidelines are meant to curate best...