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Special Feature / BY: Kashmira Suraliwalla July/August 2017
3 June 2017, Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver, BC To kick off the meeting, Mr ... and Doctors of BC will ensure adequate communication on this issue. There being no further questions, the motion to accept the audited ... community volunteer, and businessman until his death in 2009. The Dr Don Rix Award for Physician Leadership was established in 2010 to ...
MDs To Be / BY: Ahmad Al-Sarraf, MD, FRCPC, September 2014
Maintaining healthy vision is an important health issue. For many, loss of vision is associated with loss of health, ... According to the National Coalition for Vision Health's 2009 report on the state of vision health in Canada, visual impairment is ... rigid variety of monofocal intraocular lenses (IOL) until June 2012.[ 8 ] The current standard of care for IOLs is foldable IOLs and, ...
News&Notes / BY: Jay Draper July/August 2013
Annual Business Meeting and General Assembly Saturday, 1 June 2013 Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver Like last year, the Annual ...   Dr John O’Brien-Bell requested an update on the issue of noise. He first raised the issue at last year’s meeting, and a ...
COHP / BY: Bill Mackie, MD November 2011
... in which prevalent antibiotic use is of concern. In the June 2011 issue of Microbe, the report “Restricting anti­microbial use in food ...
News&Notes / BY: Kashmira Suraliwalla July/August 2011
... Business Meeting and General Assembly Saturday, 11 June 2011 Vancouver Convention Centre 2011/2012 BCMA elected officers ... with the UBC Faculty of Medicine. He pointed out that the issue of “transparency” that had been mentioned on several occasions was ...
GPSC / BY: Greg Dines, May 2009
... launches in health authorities across the province this June. “Family physicians treat the vast majority of people who have ... an example, most mental health patients have more than one issue, but these issues—and the way in which they interlink—are difficult ...
News / BY: Ciara Chamberlain, MSc, October 2009
... Sciences Centre, UBC celebrated the release of the first issue of the  UBC Medical Journal , the official student peer-reviewed ... when it was awarded the CMA Leadership Innovation Award in June. The first edition features student-generated research, case reports, and ...
News&Notes / BY: Kashmira Suraliwalla July/August 2009
... read something in the Board report regarding the litigation issue involving former Board member Dr Caroline Wang. This was deferred by Dr ... BCMA support the  Medical Post’s  MD Pension Day of June 15 and re­quests that the Board consider endorsing the campaign at the ...
Letters / BY: Bernie Littlejohn, September 2009
... radiologist, I found Dr McMahen’s comments on EMR in the June issue particularly interesting (“Ready or not”  BCMJ 2009;51[5]:190 ). ...
Editorials / BY: Willem R. Vroom, MD December 2009
... normally be seen in a letter-writing campaign. The real issue, of course, has little to do with disaffected physicians who are not ... was bringing the CPSBC under the Health Professions Act in June 2009, by which we are now governed. The act mandates that the College ...