One theme expressed by MSAs both at the March mid-term site review meeting and through the recent interim UBC evaluation is the need for clarification around the MOU funding criteria. Supplementary funding guidelines were recently approved at the June meeting of the SSC Facility Engagement......

Trusted expert and internationally recognized caregiver advocate for reducing clinician fatigue and improving employee engagement, Dr. Stephen Swensen,  Professor Emeritus, Mayo Clinic, met with members of the Vancouver Physician Staff Association this January. He shared lessons learned over his three-decade-long career with the Mayo Clinic. “Many......

Physician health is a common theme for MSAs, with 100+ wellness-related activities underway across BC. They range from group fitness to social opportunities, to relationship-building across medical disciplines, to tackling workplace and system frustrations. The engagement of physicians in a health care organization is, in itself, a key......

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia is pleased to announce the results of the 2019 Board election. The following registrants have been elected to serve on the College Board for a four-year term beginning July 1, 2019. District 2: Vancouver Island, Central......

The College is seeking public input to learn about the experiences and expectations patients have in relation to physicians’ advertising to the public. Feedback gathered from this survey will be used to help the Patient Relations, Professional Standards and Ethics (PRPSE) Committee in drafting a revised......

After a comprehensive review process, which involved consultations and outreach to multiple stakeholder groups, the Patient Relations, Practice Standards and Ethics Committee presented the following revised practice standards to the Board for endorsement and approval. The practice standards have now been published on the College website:......