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Timothy C. Rowe, MB, FRCSC, FRCOG

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Dr Rowe's current practice is in ambulatory reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He is head of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of British Columbia, and is a member of staff at Vancouver General Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital. Dr Rowe also serves as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada.

Editorials / September 2012

In 1982 a group of clinicians and scientists in the UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology began offering in vitro fertilization services at UBC Hospital. IVF was in its infancy in North America, and no “made in... Read More

Editorials / December 2011

The late Steve Jobs was a visionary in many ways, and his ideas about how things should work made life more enjoyable for countless people. It is hard for his contemporaries to imagine what it would be like without... Read More

Editorials / November 2009

The venerable BCMJ has some company, and maybe some competition. I recently attended the launch of the UBC Medical Journal, a “student-run academic journal with a goal to en­gage students in dialogue in medicine.”... Read More

Editorials / March 2009

Well, another BCMJ cruise conference is approaching, and once again I’ve been conflicted. I’ll be going, but is it for selfless or for selfish reasons? Going on the Caribbean cruise in 2007 could have been... Read More

Editorials / May 2008

Flying used to be such an adventure, and people actually got dressed up if they were traveling by air. There was a mutual understanding among passengers and cabin crew that we were a favored few and warranted special... Read More

Editorials / April 2008

You may remember that some years ago there was talk of submerging BCMJ into the BCMA News to make a kind of BCMA Medical Post. Many of us, especially those on the BCMJ Editorial Board, were appalled, and said so in the... Read More

Editorials / October 2007

Although I’m not really qualified to do so, there I was, talking to a predominantly American audience about what makes a good doctor. It’s a subject on which most of us have some opinion, and who was I to tell them... Read More