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College of Family Physicians of Canada and BC College Award Winners Announced

The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the BC College of Family Physicians recently announced the following award winners: 2016 Researcher, Dr. Keith Ahamad, Clinical Assistant Professor 2016 Reg L. Perkin Award for Family Physician of the Year (BC), Dr. Rodney Andrew, Clinical Professor 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award in Family Medicine Research, Dr. Joanna […]

New UBC chair will advance research into rural health

New UBC chair will advance research into rural health

Dave Snadden, who oversaw the expansion of medical education and training in northern British Columbia, has been appointed to a newly created position dedicated to improving rural health care. Dr. Snadden has been appointed the founding Rural Doctors’ UBC Chair in Rural Health, funded through the Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues, a partnership between […]

UBC Health Clinic celebrates 46 years

UBC Health Clinic celebrates 46 years

Past and present members of the UBC Health Clinic came together on October 19, 2016 to celebrate 46 years!  Those who attended included Dr. Al Bogie, a founding member of the first family practice teaching clinic on Heather Street, from which evolved the Mather Clinic and then the UBC Health Clinic, Dr. Peter Grantham, the first […]

Rural Health Conferences

Save the date! Rural Locum Forum – February 25, 2017 Nanaimo, BC Pre-courses and post-courses will be offered.  Check out www.rccbc.ca/conferences for more details.   Save the date! BC Rural Health conference (formerly RECC) – May 12 + 13, 2017 Prince George, BC Pre-courses and post-courses will be offered.  Check out www.rccbc.ca/conferences for more details.