President's Blog

Upcoming Events

November 19, 2018
Vancouver, British Columbia
The PQI Summit will bring together over 400 physicians interested and involved in the work of Physician Quality Improvement with the aim of...

About the Blog

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

November 5, 2018

As we try to reconcile claims of fiscal responsibility with promises of support to improve healthcare, the question remains: What’s a doctor worth?

With unsustainable healthcare costs, frighteningly high rates of physician burnout and suicide, and a societal trend towards anti-science and...

Be Active Every Day
October 9, 2018

October is Be Active Every Day month, an annual Doctors of BC event that is just one of our public health initiatives. Be Active Every Day aims to teach children about nutrition and physical health literacy through activity challenges, which is especially important as childhood...

September 21, 2018

Hello Doctor, my old friend 
I’ve come to talk with you again 

This is a time of great change for BC doctors, with many issues currently affecting our clinical and personal lives. Cannabis becomes legal on October 17, 2018. Virtual care is causing disruption by improving...

August 24, 2018

This week a number of your colleagues boarded planes, trains and automobiles to escape the blazes of British Columbia and enter the heated world of medical politics at this year’s Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Health Summit held in Winnipeg.

In past years, the CMA’s General Council...

Presidents Tour 2
August 14, 2018

Immense plumes of smoke billowed up to the airplane like fluffy charcoal castles above the clouds, ember-orange moats below. It takes a lot to draw the attention of regular travelers on the Vancouver-Smithers flight, but this year’s forest fires did just that.

There were 475 active fires...