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2017 College of Family Physicians of Canada and BC College award winners announced

The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the BC College of Family Physicians have announced a number of 2017 department award winners.  They are:   Karen Arnold,  Daniel Glazier Research Grant in Mental Health/Substance Abuse, College of Family Physicians of Canada Krista Burton, Medical Student Scholarship, BC College of Family Physicians Kurt Deschner, Resident […]

Site Director – Prince George Site

Click here for JOB DESCRIPTION POSTING The Post Graduate Program of the University of British Columbia, Department of Family Practice invites applications for the position of Director for the Prince George Site of the Family Medicine Postgraduate Residency Program. The Family Medicine Postgraduate Program at UBC is widely distributed throughout the province.  The Prince George […]

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 […]