President's Blog

Upcoming Events

September 17, 2019
September 2019 (Various Dates) This two part webinar series will enable physicians and other health providers to provide input into the development...

About the Blog

During her presidency, Dr Kathleen Ross will be writing about her experiences and thoughts.

Dead Man Writing: A Final Call for Hope
May 21, 2019

As this is my last blog, I want to start at the beginning. When my term began, we were preparing for negotiations on a new Physician Master Agreement and advocating for health care system reform and physician health. All this while settling into year two of a revamped organization, and in the...

Modern Medicine
May 7, 2019

"But now we have a rare opportunity to work together and channel this energy in order to create a better, more sustainable future for us all."

From trucking convoys to gilets jaunes to counter-protests, anger appears ubiquitous. And in talking with colleagues, reading survey...

Awestruck: A Doctor's Day Reflection
April 29, 2019

May 1st is Doctors’ Day in Canada, and I wanted to let you know how I feel – a message you deserve to hear, or at least deserve to hear more than you may.
You are amazing.

Over the course of this year I have had the pleasure of meeting colleagues from all over BC. I knew...

Dr Eric Cadesky
April 16, 2019

This year it has been my pleasure to serve as your president of Doctors of BC. I began my term with certain expectations and am delighted at how many physicians accepted the offer to freely write to me. And what did you and your colleagues want to talk about? Without attributing the source of...

Shake it off
March 28, 2019
(with apologies to Taylor Swift)

We stay up too late
checking EMR labs eh
That's what doctors say
uh huh 
that's what doctors say
uh huh

we do unpaid labour in the back 
filling forms out by the stack
and they say I gotta fax mmm mmm...