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George Szasz, CM, MD

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Letters / April 2019

One thing that endears me to the BCMJ is the editor’s page. DRR writes thoughtful, often funny comments about the world around us. His December 2018 editorial, “Sleep, when it no longer comes naturally,” [BCMJ 2018;60:... Read More

Letters / October 2018

Happy 60th birthday to the writers, editors, designers, and all others who create the BC Medical Journal! This journal forms a common bond for the doctors of our province. In addition to presenting valued medical... Read More

Letters / March 2017

A recent survey of BCMJ readers indicated that “only about 9% of readers use as their primary reading medium.” The research results presented do not specify what percentage of doctors read the ... Read More

Book cover of The Reservoir
News / June 2016

By Douglas Hassan, MD. New York, NY: Page Publishing, 2015. ISBN 978-1-68139-655-2. Paperback. Dr Hassan was in several of my classes while working toward his medical degree at UBC in 1987, and then went on to... Read More

Blog /

Recently I came across a book titled Sex After Grief: Navigating Your Sexuality After Losing Your Beloved. The book was written by Joan Price, a 72-year-old widow and author of several books celebrating older age... Read More

Quantum computing
Blog /

Richard Feynman (1918–1988), an American theoretical physicist, received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965 for his contributions to the development of quantum electrodynamics. He was a keen popularizer of physics... Read More

the future of physical exams
Blog /

In the 1960s the Star Trek television series took the viewer to life on a spaceship traveling beyond our solar system. Dr Leonard “Bones” McCoy, medical officer of the spaceship, was equipped with a tricorder, a medical... Read More