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Announcing MD Undergraduate Program Appointments

Announcing MD Undergraduate Program Appointments

Dr. Maggie Watt has been appointed Integrated Community Clerkship (ICC) Program Director effective July 1, 2017 for a 3 year term.  In this role she is responsible for providing strategic, managerial and academic leadership supporting the delivery of multiple integrated clerkships in collaboration with the Vancouver Fraser, Southern, Northern and Island Medical Programs. Dr. Watt […]

Three department members receive 2017 Doctors of BC Awards

Three department members receive 2017 Doctors of BC Awards

Every year, Doctors of British Columbia acknowledges the outstanding contributions of physicians around the province through a number of awards.  Achievements are recognized in areas such as community contribution, improving the welfare of British Columbians, health promotion, and grassroots advocacy.  The 2017 Doctors of BC Award winners in the department are:  Drs. Geoff Appleton, Trina […]

Dr. Karim Khan named Scientific Director of CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis

Dr. Karim Khan named Scientific Director of CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis

Karim Khan, Professor in the Department of Family Practice and outgoing Co-Director of the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, has been appointed the new Scientific Director of the Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Dr. Khan, who assumes the role October 1, will work with the […]

BCCFP awards recognize Department of Family Practice members and residents

BCCFP awards recognize Department of Family Practice members and residents

Each year, the BC College of Family Physicians (BCCFP) recognizes some of our province’s exceptional family physicians and residents with peer-nominated awards, as well as the patient-nominated My Family Doctor Award. The 2017 recipient of the My Family Doctor Award is Prince George family physician and Northern Medical Program preceptor Dr. Cecilia Siegling. This award […]