diversity and inclusion

Call for nominations - Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group
June 16, 2020

Doctors of BC is seeking applications from our membership to fill 8 positions on the Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group.

The Advisory Group will advise and provide input to the Board of Directors as they work to consider the viability of and best approaches to the implementation of...

Gbolahan "GB" Olarewaju
June 3, 2020

Gbolahan “GB" Olarewaju’s journey to medical school has been full of many twists and turns, joys and disappointments—enough for most lifetimes.

GB had almost given up his dream of becoming a doctor when he was finally accepted into UBC’s Medical School. But the transition wasn’t easy. “I’...

June 2, 2020

Message from Dr Kathleen Ross, President, Doctors of BC and Mr Allan Seckel, CEO, Doctors of BC

As an Association for physicians dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of patients and communities, we are deeply saddened by recent incidents of racism and violence in...

March 3, 2020

After years of noticing a concerning gender gap in her field of medicine, BC Cancer radiologist Dr Charlotte Yong-Hing is spearheading a project to influence more women to apply to the specialty. 

“I see the shift in our demographics. There are more women than men pursuing medicine, but...

Code of Conduct
November 21, 2019

The Board of Directors has approved a Doctors of BC Code of Conduct to support a culture of respect, civility, and collegiality for all members carrying out work on behalf of the Association. The document is aspirational, and encourages members to treat others with dignity, to value diversity,...