Dr Melissa Obersholster
June 20, 2018

In addition to caring for her patients, she is a leader in recruiting physicians to Vancouver Island. “We don’t recruit a physician, we recruit a family.”


When Dr Melissa Oberholster first arrived in Nanaimo BC, straight from South Africa in January 2009, two feet of...

November 22, 2017

The GPSC Recruitment and Retention Steering Committee’s web portal, PracticeinBC.ca, has added several new tools and resources. PracticeinBC.ca is a one-stop information source with two parts: one for people interested in becoming a BC family doctor and the other for divisions of family practice...

November 14, 2016

BC’s doctors are taking a leadership role and working in partnership with government, Health Authorities and others to help bring new family physicians to our province.

With the launch of the new website PracticeinBC.ca, it is easier than ever for doctors, residents and students within...