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2016 Rural Conferences

2016 Rural Locum Conference:  Changes and Transformations   February 25-27, 2016 – Nanaimo, BC This conference will provide current rural locums and anyone contemplating locuming (new graduates, physicians looking to retire their office practice) with the opportunity to engage in accredited, rurally-relevant CME; networking; discussions; and, hands-on skills enhancement. Pre-courses for this conference are: ACLS, […]

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. […]