About the Blog

During his presidency, Dr Eric Cadesky will be writing about his experiences and thoughts.

March 12, 2019

If you want to give away your age, tell me what Artificial Intelligence (AI) means to you. Is it HAL9000’s red eye? The self-aware evil of Skynet? An extra-creepy Haley Joel Osment? Or is it a screen that recommends a movie to you with 97% confidence or getting 500 reviews and the exact location...

Diversity and Inclusion
March 1, 2019

The past few years have seen major ongoing change at Doctors of BC – and in healthcare in general – with a new governance structure, primary care reform, team-based care and the negotiation of a new Physician Master Agreement. While these changes take place, it is important that we hear from as...

Find Your Match 2019 Vancouver
February 14, 2019

Like many successful Doctors of BC initiatives, Find Your Match (FYM) started from a place of need: medical students wanted more information before making the important decision of choosing a career. Based on this feedback, the FYM event was created to bring together medical students and doctors...

pharmacist talking on phone
February 4, 2019

“Um, hi. Is this the pharmacist I called earlier? It’s me, Dr. Cadesky. Listen, I’m really sorry that I yelled at you. I swear I’ve never done that before.”

“Yeah, we’ve been so busy as well, trying to balance booked appointments with emergencies and dealing with faxes and phone...

January 21, 2019

Yanking on the firm muscular tail, the first blind man yelled, “It’s a rope!” The second stretched his arms partly around one of the legs and shouted, “No, it’s a tree.” The one in front of the tusk recoiled in surprise, shaking his head that the others couldn’t recognize a spear. His friend...