July 7, 2020

Do you have an interest in developing policies to advance the profession and build a stronger health care system? Perhaps you feel you can contribute by advising the Board on diversity and inclusion, or your passion lies with Geriatrics? We encourage physicians who would like to make a...

Facility Engagement
June 25, 2020

Doctors and health authorities in BC faced many challenges with the arrival of COVID-19. At the start of the pandemic, one significant challenge was the need to have a source of truth and standardized approaches that are so essential to coordinated and efficient medical care. And it needed to...

Virtual Doctor Consultation
June 20, 2020

“You can’t replace face-to-face, the physical space, the interaction, but this really does help meet a unique need.” That is Dr Kelsey Louie’s description of a First Nations Virtual Doctor of the Day service implemented in March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Dr Louie is...

June 19, 2020

Background

It is alleged that in one or more Emergency Departments in the province, a game takes place in which health care providers place bets on the blood alcohol level of mainly Indigenous patients they treat. Health Minister Adrian Dix has appointed former Representative for...

Practice Support Program
June 17, 2020

Coaching and mentoring is now available through the Practice Support Program (PSP) to help physicians develop a work safe restart plan and to transition toward a hybrid delivery model combining virtual and in-person care. The PSP is funded by the Doctors of BC and the BC Ministry of Health...