Editorial Board

Dave Richardson

D.R. Richardson, MD

Dr Richardson has been a general practitioner in Langley since 1992 and is on active staff at Langley Hospital.

Competing interests: None declared.


Jeevyn Chahal

J.K. Chahal, MD

Dr Chahal completed her BSc in pharmacology at UBC and her MD and CCFP at the University of Saskatchewan. Following graduation she moved back to Kamloops to run a busy solo family practice. Dr Chahal shares her home with three dogs, one cat, a baby girl, and her husband. She enjoys spending time with her and her husband’s amazing families and wonderful friends, tending to her hobby farm—which includes chickens—pursuing photography, running, and hiking.

Competing interests: None declared.


Dave Chapman

D.B. Chapman, MBChB

Dr Chapman is a full-service general practitioner in Langley, and a clinical instructor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of British Columbia. Dr Chapman has privileges in general practice and obstetrics at Langley Memorial Hospital. He sits on the board of directors of the Langley Division of Family Practice.
Dr Chapman is interested in “cradle to grave” family practice, obstetrics, and physicians' health. His extracurricular pursuits include reading, exercising, investing, traveling, and spending time with loved ones.

Competing interests: None declared.

Brian Day

B. Day, MB

Dr Day is an orthopaedic surgeon and associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia (UBC/VGH).

Competing interests: Dr Day is the medical director of both the Cambie Surgery Centre (one of 49 shareholders), and the Specialist Referral Clinic (one of 18 shareholders).


D. Esler, MD

Dr Esler has practised emergency medicine in and around Vancouver since 1988. He is a clinical assistant professor in the UBC Department of Emergency Medicine and a medical reviewer for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC. His professional interests include health law, bioethics, risk management, and patient safety. He enjoys the company of animals and devotes his spare time to honing his skills as a jazz musician.

Competing interests: None declared.


Dr Amanda Ribeiro

A. Ribeiro, MD

Dr Ribeiro is a resident in obstetrics and gynecology at UBC. She is originally from Kitimat, BC, but completed her BSc in physiology and honor’s thesis in cardiac electrophysiology at SFU. She was the Co-Editor in Chief of the UBC Medical Journal while completing her MD at UBC. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, singing, and officiating figure skating competitions.

Competing interests: None declared.


Y. Sin, MD

Dr Sin is a family doctor who practises in the Lower Mainland. She completed her BSc (Pharm) and MD at UBC. She completed her family medicine residency training at the UBC Surrey South Fraser Program. Her interests include maternity care, elderly care, and chronic care management. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, trying new cuisines, and doing yoga.

Competing interests: None declared.


Dr Cindy Verchere

C. Verchere, MD

Dr Verchere practises pediatric plastic surgery at BC Children’s Hospital, and is a clinical professor at the University of British Columbia. In addition to her affiliation with BC Children’s, Dr Verchere is a member of the consultative staff at Vancouver General Hospital (UBC).
Dr Verchere’s special medical interests include cleft lip and palate; brachial plexus injuries; pediatric burns; congenital hand, pediatric hand, and facial trauma; and pediatric microsurgery. In her free time Dr Verchere enjoys spending time with her family of boys, gardening, reading, stiltwalking, and sewing.

Competing interests: None declared.