Dr Charlene Lui, a family physician at the Burnaby Maternity Clinic, led a project to reduce clinic referral wait-times from up to 90 days to just a few days through an SSC Physician Quality Improv
While Dr Ahmer Karimuddin is a specialist in general and colorectal surgery, he’s also an outstanding leader. In January 2024, he’ll bring his many years of patient care and leadership experience
About ten years ago, a group of Kelowna gastroenterologists developed a standardized referral form.
Dr Eiko Waida, a Vernon-based pediatrician, is ready to help guide SSC’s Quality Improvement Working Group (QIWG) into the future as its new Co-chair.
The SSC’s Specialist Team Care Collaborative (STCC) is changing how specialists deliver care in BC, and in turn, changing the lives of patients, families, and physicians for the better.
The Specialist Services Committee (SSC) hosted an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Workshop on June 10, 2023, bringing together 96 family physicians and specialists from across BC to gain ins
The UBC-Sauder Physician Leadership Program (PLP) 10-year anniversary celebration held June 6th, 2023 honored a decade of commitment to cultivating community and leadership among physicians.
Dr Julian Sernik, an orthopedic surgeon practising in Vernon, discovered that in just 100 days he could change his whole practice - and shift it away from long waitlists and personal burnout.
Since 2019, physician-led teams at 27 BC hospitals have been working together through SSC’s Surgical Patient Optimization Collaborative (SPOC) to help patients better prepare for major elective surgery.
Dr John Hwang set out to spread his quality improvement work by establishing complex wound care clinics across the Fraser Health region through SSC’s Spreading Quality Improvement Initiative.
Doctors and other health professionals now have free access to a new, online App to support pain management and opioid stewardship in their patients.
Dr Jason Kur has been working in Vancouver as a rheumatologist for over 17 years. As the newest SSC Co-chair, he looks forward to contributing to and continuing the Specialist Services Committee’s work.
Over 200 attendees from all regions of BC came together in Vancouver on April 27th, to the Specialist Symposium 2023: Responding to today’s challenges.
Physicians are invited to the SSC's Leadership and EDI Workshop on Saturday, June 10th in Richmond, with Keynote Speaker Dr Sanjiv Chopra on "Leadership Styles in the 21st Century: Changing with needs of our profession and patients."
One-Stop Shop Baby Hippy Clinic Improves Outcomes for Infants with Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip and Prevents Hip Surgeries Later in Life
Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is the most common musculoskeletal disorder in infants, and affects 1 in 100 births.
In 2022, the Specialist Team Care Collaborative was launched to bring together specialists and health care providers to collaborate and innovate in team care.