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Family Medicine Residents on the East Coast of Vancouver Island transform a Medical Community

When Peter Gee first paddled the still, azure waters of Clearwater Lake, B.C., it was a moment that changed the course of his life forever. “My family and I were on a kayaking trip, and I just kept asking myself how I could live and work in British Columbia,” recalls Dr. Gee, an English-born family […]

Four Department Members Receive Above and Beyond Awards

Four department of family practice members recently received Fraser Health’s Above and Beyond Award for 2015.  The four recipients are:  Sonia Singh, Joshua Greggain, Kenneth Hirst and Amber Taylor. More information here Each year, Above and Beyond Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of Fraser Health employees, physicians and volunteers.  The Fraser Health values- respect, caring […]

Dr. Maureen Ashe awarded Canada Research Chair in Community Mobility

Dr. Maureen Ashe awarded Canada Research Chair in Community Mobility

Dr. Maureen Ashe, Associate Professor, Department of Family Practice, and Core Researcher at the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility (CHHM) has been awarded a Canada Research Chair in Community Mobility.  The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced the appointment of Ashe, and 305 other researchers from all disciplines across 53 post-secondary institutions in […]

Dr. Sarah Brears receives 2016 Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) Certificate of Merit

Dr. Sarah Brears receives 2016 Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) Certificate of Merit

Dr. Sarah Brears is to be honoured with the Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) Certificate of Merit Award 2016.  Since the launch of the Southern Medical Program (SMP) in January 2012, Dr. Brears has served as both a teacher and in a primary leadership role as SMP Course Director, Family Practice.  She has worked […]