May 5, 2023

At Kootenay Lake Hospital (KLH) in Nelson, the MSA's Gender Equity Working Group is introducing strategies to shift to a more supportive, equitable environment for women in medicine, that is also more conducive to leadership. The group is also working with neighbouring hospitals to...

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January 31, 2023

Doctors of BC has created a policy statement to help better understand gender inequity in medicine, and to build on individual and collective physician action to address this significant challenge.

Research shows that gender inequity...

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November 21, 2022

In September, we asked for your input on draft policy commitments and recommendations to improve gender equity in BC’s medical profession. These included action items by Doctors of BC and external parties, and addressed concerns including work-life integration, gender-...

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September 14, 2021

What We Heard Report: Gender Equity in BC Medicine

Feedback from our members empowers Doctors of BC to effectively advocate for doctors across the province. By sharing your insights, you contribute to progress with government, health authorities, and other organizations....

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June 30, 2021

Doctors of BC is seeking feedback from members on an important topic: gender equity in medicine. From June 30 to July 21, we encourage doctors to share their thoughts on our online member engagement platform. By sharing your voice, you can make a major contribution to future developments in the...