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June 23, 2017
Vancouver, British Columbia
Graduation from residency is a significant milestone in a physician’s life, and Doctors of BC is pleased to invite this year’s graduating residents...

About the Blog

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

We also keep an archive of past President's blog posts - browse back for more. 

June 5, 2017

Medical politics wasn’t a career path I thought I would follow all those years ago. In medical school I focused on my studies and on becoming the best doctor I could. I never gave much thought to the role physicians could play in the broader community until later in my career. But after years of...

May 26, 2017

“Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself” is a life learning that has defined my year as your elected president. As a longstanding member of the Association who lives and works in BC’s southern interior, travelling throughout the province for professional meetings has certainly...

May 18, 2017

As we continue towards implementation of our new governance structure, now is your opportunity to be a part of the change – to get involved with or help form the new Representative Assembly (RA). On Wednesday, May 10th, members would have received a call for nominations for President-Elect and...

May 11, 2017

This past Sunday, I had both the pleasure and reward of attending this year’s Walk with your Doc kickoff event in my hometown of Oliver in the sunny South Okanagan. More than 50 participants of all ages joined me, my colleagues, and local physiotherapy and kinesiologist professionals at...

Mental Health Awareness Week
May 1, 2017

“I’m fine” is a common answer we hear when we ask someone how they’re doing – a friend, a family member, a colleague, a patient. But far too often, even though they may look fine on the outside, behind this general reply is actually someone who’s not fine. According to the Canadian Mental Health...