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Timothy C. Rowe, MBBS, FRCSC, FRCOG

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Dr Rowe is an associate professor at the University of British Columbia, former Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, and a former BCMJ Editorial Board member. He is a recognized expert in menopause and hormone therapy.

A selection of medical items: a stethoscope, pills, tongue depressors, glasses, gloves, and a face mask
Editorials / April 2018

1971 was a heckuva year, as George W. Bush might have said. Justin Trudeau was born in 1971; so too were Elon Musk, Amy Poehler, and Pavel Bure. So, too, was Greenpeace. As if that wasn’t enough, 1971 was the year in... Read More

Editorials / July/August 2017

It may be the current bizarre state of the world, or just that I’m getting older, but I’m growing concerned about our ability to communicate with each other. Political partisanship, to begin with, and regional and other... Read More

Editorials / March 2016

We have survived (perhaps the wrong word) the fall season of CME. It can be exhausting trying to amass the number of CME credits required to stay registered before the end of the calendar year, but I trust that most of... Read More

Editorials / June 2015

My goodness, talking to patients can be instructive. I’m not referring to the old Osler adage “listen to the patient” (or “go to the bedside,” or whatever it was). No, I’m talking about hearing words of wisdom from them... Read More

Editorials / January/February 2014

My first serious surgical experience was on my second day as an intern (or “junior resident,” as we were called then). I was on call for the surgical unit in a regional referral hospital, and my surgical consultant had... Read More

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