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February 21, 2018
Registration is open and seats are filling up fast for the Joint Collaborative Committees (JCCs) ‘Champions of Change’ event on February 21st, in...

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During her presidency, Dr Trina Larsen Soles will be writing about her experiences and thoughts.

January 30, 2018

I do not remember the topic of mental illness ever being directly discussed in my home while I was growing up. Certainly there were those among our friends and family who suffered from depression, anxiety, alcoholism, substance abuse and dementia to name a few, but a combination of ignorance and...

January 5, 2018

With the new year come New Year’s Resolutions. Often, they revolve around taking better care of ourselves by eating healthy and exercising. Here’s one of my personal favorites: “This is the year I’m going to take a real holiday, away from work, to rest and re-energize.” Sound familiar? As...

December 22, 2017

Winter’s official start, the solstice, is now upon us.  Although these short days can weigh us down, we know they will soon begin to lengthen, the snow buds will rise up from the ground, and we look forward to seeing whether the groundhog will see his shadow come February. But in the meantime,...

December 13, 2017

Physicians are problem solvers at heart, and when faced with gaps in the health care system many develop innovative approaches and solutions to fill those gaps and provide effective care to patients. We are heading in an exciting direction with the growth of multidisciplinary clinical networks...

November 23, 2017

A recent study and media reports suggest that physicians, in their quest for work life balance,  are worsening patient access to care. The argument goes like this: the fact that the number of BC family doctors has increased yet they are seeing fewer patients means we are not working as hard as...