Current committee opportunities: Apply now

January 13, 2021

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 and well-being, continuing medical education (CME), financial management of the Association, and the promotion of health in general.

THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE BELOW OPPORTUNITIES ARE 11:59 PM (PST) ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2021

All applicants must be a member in good standing of the Doctors of BC.

If you are interested in serving on this committee, please click on the committee link. After reviewing the opportunity, Terms of Reference and Strategic Plan, you may submit your Statement of Interest by completing the online webform.

1. Council on Health Economics and Policy

Doctors of BC is seeking nominations from our membership for one (1) position on the Council on Health Economics and Policy (CHEP).
 
Under the guidance and approval of the Doctors of BC Board of Directors (Board), CHEP:
  • Directs the activities of Doctors of BC concerned with the assessment and formulation of policy options relating to the economics, organization, and management of the health care system.
  • Supports Doctors of BC in its communication with all levels of government to ensure that the voice of the profession is heard at the federal, provincial, and regional levels.
  • Develops and maintains stakeholder relations as appropriate or relevant to the assessment and formulation of policy options relating to the economics, organization, and management of the health care system.
 
For further detailed information, complete skill set requirements and to review the terms of reference please visit our website.
 
All applicants must be a member in good standing of the Doctors of BC.
 
CLOSING DATE 11:59 PM (PST) ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2021

2. Council on Health Promotion 

Doctors of BC is seeking nominations from our membership for one (1) position on the Council on Health Promotion (COHP).
 
Under the guidance and approval of the Doctors of BC Board of Directors, the Council on Health Promotion:
  • Directs the activities of Doctors of BC concerned with health promotion and illness and injury prevention.
  • Fosters the development of expertise within the medical profession on topics related to community health, health promotion, and quality of health care.
  • Assists the Doctors of BC in being an effective advocate on societal and policy issues affecting public health and quality of health care.
For further detailed information, complete skill set requirements and to review the terms of reference please visit our website.

All applicants must be a member in good standing of the Doctors of BC.

CLOSING DATE 11:59 PM (PST) ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2021

3. Medical Services Commission 

Doctors of BC is seeking applications for one (1) Physician to be appointed to the Medical Services Commission. This position will be for a three year term effective October 2021.

Under the Medicare Protection Act, the function of the Medical Services Commission is to facilitate, in the manner provided for in the Act, reasonable access, throughout British Columbia, to quality medical care, health care and diagnostic facility services for residents of British Columbia under the Medical Services Plan.

All Doctors of BC members who have been recommended by the Board of Directors will  have to be approved by the Crown Agency Board Resourcing Office (CABRO) before the appointment becomes official.

For further detailed information, complete skill set requirements and to review the terms of reference please visit our website.

All applicants must be a member in good standing of the Doctors of BC.

CLOSING DATE 11:59 PM (PST) ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2021

4. Regional Physical/Psychological Health and Safety Working Group 

Doctors of BC is seeking applications for one (1) member from the Provincial Health Services Authority for the Regional Physical/Psychological Health and Safety Working Group.

The Memorandum of Agreement on Physical/Psychological Safety (MOA) was negotiated as part of  the 2019 Physician Master Agreement. The MOA acknowledges the need for a coordinated and integrated effort to improve the physical and psychological health and safety of health care workers and providers. Additionally, it addresses renewing a provincial framework/structure for occupational health and safety in the BC health sector.

It was recognized that structures and processes for physicians regarding physical and psychological safety vary considerably across the province. In some cases, these processes do not exist at all. The MOA seeks to establish or rebuild many of these processes so that physicians are better supported and protected in their work environment.

For further detailed information, complete skill set requirements and to review the Memorandum of Agreement with the Ministry, please visit our website.

All applicants must be a member in good standing of the Doctors of BC.

CLOSING DATE 11:59 PM (PST) ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2021

5. WorkSafeBC Liaison Committee

Doctors of BC is seeking applications for one (1) Specialist member for the WorkSafeBC Liaison Committee.
 
The WorkSafeBC Liaison Committee is a Joint Committee. WorkSafeBC and the Doctors of BC participate in the Liaison Committee to address areas of mutual interest and/or concern. As per the 2019 Doctors of BC – WorkSafeBC Physician Services Agreement, the Liaison Committee’s specific objectives include
  • Physician education (e.g. WorkSafeBC billings, policies and programs);
  • Consultation and input to WorkSafeBC policies relevant to clinical practice, including forms development and reporting requirements; and,
  • Dispute resolution between physicians and WorkSafeBC regarding the practice or billing process.
For further detailed information, complete skill set requirements and to review the terms of reference please visit our website.
 
All applicants must be a member in good standing of the Doctors of BC.
 
CLOSING DATE 11:59 PM (PST) ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2021

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