President's Blog

Upcoming Events

February 23, 2017
Vancouver, British Columbia
A special seminar on job seeking for Specialty residents. The seminar is offered in person, via WebEx/VC anywhere technology as well as select video-...

About the Blog

During his presidency, Dr Alan Ruddiman will be writing about his experiences and thoughts throughout his term.

Regional Advisors and Advocates
February 14, 2017

The work that you do to support patients in your communities and local hospitals forms the core of physician services in our province. No one knows your community better than you do. Increasingly, over the last few years, Doctors of BC has made it a key priority to better connect and engage with...

February 6, 2017

There is no doubt that medical residents are an integral part of our health care system. They are our doctors of tomorrow, and I believe they will both shape and change the manner in which health care is delivered in the future. This week, February 6-10, marks the 16th annual Resident Awareness...

January 19, 2017

Thank you to all of you who embraced the democracy of our Association and took the time to cast your vote in the recent governance referendum. Members have spoken, and you said you are ready for change – ready to move forward, ready for a more representative and nimble Association. With the...

December 8, 2016

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” This timeless declaration was so eloquently said by John F Kennedy many years ago. Doctors of BC is in the midst of a significant proposed change of its own – one we hope all doctors will...

November 10, 2016

This past weekend, along with about a dozen Doctors of BC staff, I had the privilege of attending the first Doctors of BC Education Day. Hosted in Prince George, the purpose of this CME accredited event was to engage with our members – to bring together family and specialist physicians in one...