diversity and inclusion

Diversity and inclusion
December 19, 2018

The Board of Doctors of BC has approved the appointments of seven physicians and one medical student to positions on the newly created Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Working Group.

The group will advise our diversity consultant and Association staff as it develops a plan to engage with...

Diversity and inclusion
October 11, 2018

Update November 14 - Thank you to physicians who expressed an interest to participate in this advisory working group. The call for expressions of interest has now closed. The Nominating Committee is expected to make its recommendations for appointments to the working group at...

A Profession with Pride
August 8, 2018

There were whistles and water guns, a sitting Prime Minister among queens, naked unicyclists and free hugs aplenty. But even if unclothed acrobats and economic embraces aren’t your thing, there was something for all 750,000 people that attended the Vancouver Pride Parade on Sunday, August 5th....

Diversity and Inclusion
May 9, 2018

This past weekend I attended a #MeToo in medicine event, spearheaded by Dr. Gigi Osler. It is part of a wider initiative looking at diversity and inclusion, professionalism and physician wellness. And it seemed fitting to start with a group of women, especially with today’s focus on increasing...