Family Matters

Half of patients in emergency have sought medical care elsewhere first

Half of patients in emergency have sought medical care elsewhere first

Despite public perception that patients may be unnecessarily packing emergency department waiting rooms, a new study initiated by Providence’s Department of Family Medicine had some surprising findings.             .      

Olivia Tseng awarded recognition of excellence from Interdisciplinary Oncology Program for PhD thesis

Olivia Tseng awarded recognition of excellence from Interdisciplinary Oncology Program for PhD thesis

Dr. Olivia Tseng was recently awarded a recognition of excellence from The UBC Interdisciplinary Oncology Program(IOP), BC Cancer Research Centre, for her PhD thesis which she successfully defended in fall of 2017. Dr. Tseng’s PhD thesis entitled “Bone health and osteoporosis in women diagnosed with breast cancer in British Columbia” examined bone health in women […]

2018 Faculty of Medicine Awards announced

2018 Faculty of Medicine Awards announced

  Dr. Silvia Guillemi is the 2018 recipient of the CME/CPD Award in Innovation. Dr. Guillemi’s contributions to CME/CPD have made a lasting and significant impact for health care professionals, patients and the system as a whole. The Innovation in CME/CPD Award is presented annually to an individual, a group, an organization, or a specific CME/CPD […]

2018 BC College of Family Physicians Resident Award winners announced

2018 BC College of Family Physicians Resident Award winners announced

The British Columbia College of Family Physicians have announced the 2018 resident award winners.  They are:   Dr. Conrad Tsang, Resident Leadership Award Dr. Jaron Easterbrook, Dr. Manno and Jean Gurjar Resident Scholarship Award Dr. Nazlee Tabarsi, Dr. Manno and Jean Gurjar Resident Scholarship Award   Congratulations to all!