September 14, 2017

At its inaugural meeting today, Doctors of BC's Representative Assembly elected a new Board from candidates nominated by the general membership. The Board Directors-at-Large are:

General Practitioners Dr Jeff Dresselhuis Dr Eugene Leduc Dr Lawrence Welsh Specialists  Dr Barb Blumenauer Dr...
IM/IT
September 11, 2017

Information Technology has become a central part of our health care system and a major tool that can help physicians provide quality care for patients.

It is important that in the development of Information Management and Information Technology systems (IM/IT), physician voices are heard...

Video Series: Why Your Emotional Health Matters
September 7, 2017

Most people experience daily stress. Although we realize the importance of mental health and emotional wellness, some need support to identify and manage the stress they experience. Thanks to the work of the Burnaby Division of Family Practice, physicians now have a resource to help empower...

September 7, 2017

Each time fourth-year UBC medical student Michael Gallea uses his stethoscope, he takes an extra 5 seconds to listen to his heart. In the stillness of the exam room, this reflective moment honors the connection between him and his patient and focuses his attention on the unique experience of the...

August 31, 2017

BC’s physicians are playing a leading role to support the profession and patients in dealing with the challenges around opioid prescribing and pain management. Divisions of Family Practice, funded by Doctors of BC and the provincial government, are hosting local learning events and creating and...