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Dr. Martina Scholtens recounts 10 years service at Vancouver refugee clinic

Dr. Martina Scholtens recounts 10 years service at Vancouver refugee clinic

When Martina Scholtens was in medical school, she never imagined she would be working one-on-one with some of the most vulnerable people in Vancouver.

Indigenous medical graduates follow their passions and inspire future generations

Indigenous medical graduates follow their passions and inspire future generations

There is a steady hum of activity inside the Cowichan Maternity Clinic in Duncan.  Cassandra Felske-Durksen places a gentle hand on the young woman’s shoulder, while monitoring the fetal heart rate displayed on a nearby screen. As a family physician with a special interest in Indigenous women’s health and obstetrics, Dr. Felske-Durksen has made it […]

Practising Wisely Workshops

Register now for one inspiring day devoted to helping you learn how to implement the Practising Wisely approach- all while earning up to 18 Mainpro+ credits! This workshop aligns closely with the Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) campaign to implement good health care stewardship and avoid over-medicalization. The program centres on case studies and incorporates individual […]

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 […]