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David R. Richardson, MD

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Dr David Richardson joined the BCMJ Editorial Board in 2006, and became editor of the Journal in August 2008. Dr Richardson has been a general practitioner in Langley since 1992 and is on active staff at Langley Hospital. His extracurricular activities include soccer, mountain biking, and competing as a triathlete.

Editorials / September 2008

I read the history of the BCMJ recently and noted in 88 years of publication, first as the Vancouver Medical Association Bulletin, then as the BCMJ, there have only been six editors. JAW or Dr Jim Wilson (aka Cuddles)... Read More

Book cover for Principles of Internal Medicine
News / July/August 2008

Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine. 17th edition. Edited by  A.S. Fauci, MD, E. Braunwald, MD, D.L. Kasper, MD, et al. Toronto: McGraw Hill, 2008. ISBN-13: 978-0-07-146633-2. Hardcover, 2754 pages plus... Read More

News / March 2008

How Doctors Think. by Gerome Groopman, MD. Houghton Mifflin, 2007. ISBN-10: 0618610030 ISBN-13: 978-0618610037. Hardcover, 320 pages. Regular $29.95; $18.87. Have you ever thought about the processes... Read More

Editorials / September 2007

Were the last dinosaurs aware of their impending extinction? Did the T. rexes sit around in bars nursing a beer and reminiscing about what once was? Of course not, their arms were too short. I’m not upper-limb... Read More

News / April 2007

Book reviews Vancouver General Hospital: 100 Years of Care and Service by Donald Luxton. Vancouver General Hospital and Heather Heritage Society, 2006. Hardcover. $35. To order, contact the Heather Heritage... Read More

Editorials / December 2006

Here’s $100,” stated the nicely dressed parking attendant standing at the doctors’ entrance when I arrived at the hospital this morning. “Pardon?” was all I could stammer in reply. “The hospital realizes it isn’t... Read More