Current committee opportunities: Apply now

October 7, 2020

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 NOVEMBER 5, 2020

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. Negotiations Forum – Second Call

Doctors of BC is seeking applications for 10 members for the Negotiations Forum:

  • 1 physician who will function as Chair of the Negotiations Forum  **
  • 1 physician who provides services in a Rural Community as designated under the Physician Master Agreement
  • 1 specialist physician representing a surgical specialty
  • 1 specialist physician representing a medical specialty
  • 1 specialty physician representing a diagnostic specialty
  • 1 specialist physician at large (representing any specialty)
  • 1 family physician from an urban community
  • 1 family physician from a suburban community 
  • 1 family physician from a mid-sized community
  • 1 physician who is compensated through a Service Contract
** If you are interested in the Chair Position and feel you have the appropriate experience, please indicate that within the narrative section of the online application.
 
The Negotiations Forum (NF) is responsible for making a recommendation to the Doctors of BC Board of Directors on the mandate to govern provincial negotiations between the Doctors of BC and any external organization. In 2021 and 2022, this will include negotiations with Government for a new Physician Master Agreement (PMA) and negotiations with WorkSafe BC for new agreements covering physicians who provide services funded by WorkSafe BC.
 
For more 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, NOVEMBER 5, 2020
 

2. General Practice Services Committee

Doctors of BC is seeking applications for one (1) General Practitioner to be appointed as a member of the General Practice Services Committee.

The GPSC is a vehicle for representatives of the Government, the Doctors of BC and the BC Family Doctors to work together on matters affecting the provision of services by Family Physicians (FPs) in British Columbia. The GPSC identifies changes in current physician service delivery that could result in improvements in patient care, more effective utilization of physician and other healthcare resources, and measurable savings in expenditures. It supports the integration and alignment of physician services with other health service delivery, and encourages appropriate collaborative practice with other physicians and integration of physicians with other health professionals. The committee also provides incentives for FPs to provide full service family practice and benefit patients.

For more 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, NOVEMBER 5, 2020
 

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