Uncategorized

Sad news regarding Family Practice Oncology Network Chair and Medical Director, Dr. Phil White

Sad news regarding Family Practice Oncology Network Chair and Medical Director, Dr. Phil White

The department is saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. Phil White on December 20 of pancreatic cancer.  Dr. White served as the Medical Director and one of the original Chairs of the BC Cancer Agency’s Family Practice Oncology Network since its establishment in 2002.  Under his leadership, the Network developed its nationally renowned […]

2015 BC College of Family Physicians Award Winners Announced

2015 BC College of Family Physicians Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to the following department members for their outstanding achievements: Family Physician of the Year Recipients are skilled clinicians, community-based, they serve as resources for those in their communities, value the patient-doctor relationship and commit themselves as researchers and educators to future generations of family doctors   Dr Anthon Meyer is described as a primary […]

Dr. Margaret Manville and team receive 2015 Best Original Research Article Award

Dr. Margaret Manville and team members Drs. Michael Klein and Lesley Bainbridge have been selected to receive the 2015 Canadian Family Physician Best Original Research Article Award.  The award is given for a scientific article published in 2014 in the Canadian Family Physician and resulting from a research project developed, financed, and completed by the authors. […]

(L) Dr. Martin Dawes, Head, Family Practice and Mr. Chris Phillips,

Dr. Martin Dawes discusses Genetic Testing on CKNW

Listen to the full interview here Genetic testing firm to open in B.C…..But are we ready for the results? Genetic testing used to be a service only offered by foreign companies, such as 23andMe, but now a Richmond-based company is looking to change that.  According to a front page article in the Vancouver Sun, a genetic […]