BC Summit on Surgical Improvement
February 22, 2018

Physicians play an important role as leaders and partners in building a stronger health care system. That was once again evident with over 200 specialists, GPs, surgical team members, policy makers and patients gathered at the BC Summit on Surgical Improvement held January 22nd in Vancouver. ...

January 26, 2018

Physicians and health care staff are dedicated to providing the best care possible to all people. Unfortunately, sometimes they face violence from the very people they are trying to help.

This is a challenging part of health care - particularly in mental health, substance use, medical and...

January 24, 2018

The spirit of teamwork that once defined the culture of hospitals is on the road to renewal through BC’s Facility Engagement Initiative. 

“When I look back to the ‘80s, I worked in hospitals where physicians were leaders and had good relationships with staff and administration,” says Dr....

January 12, 2018

Before medical students become resident doctors responsible for patients, performing surgery, delivering results, or diagnosing issues, they must first be matched for residency placement through the CaRMS process. The Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) facilitates medical students’...

Dr Ferguson
January 8, 2018

Two psychiatrists based in Victoria are using technology to improve access to mental health services for children and youth around Vancouver Island.  

Aware that there is a shortage of psychiatrists in the province, Drs Helen Campbell and Gisele Ferguson turned to the Specialist Services...