Through a collaborative approach, Interior Health physicians are leading the work to improve care for STEMI patients, to whom timely access to care is life-saving.
Fifty physicians from across the province gathered virtually to discuss the ongoing issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion in medicine at the Specialist Services Committee’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Elusive Dream or Achievable Reality workshop.
The inaugural Spreading Quality Improvement (SQI) Congress, held in June 2022 in Victoria BC, brought together physicians and healthcare leaders from across the province to learn, collaborate and explore topics related to scaling quality improvement in healthcare.
For Dr John Galbraith, trying to improve the status quo is part of the allure of medicine. That’s why the retiring Victoria-based specialist in infectious diseases, internal medicine, and medical microbiology has pursued quality improvement projects throughout his career.
Equity, innovation, and teamwork were among the many themes that emerged at Vancouver Coastal Health's Physician-Led Quality Improvement (PLQI) Cohort 5 graduation event.
Business Pathways is a new program of Doctors of BC dedicated to helping our members navigate the operational side of running a practice.
Sponsorship available to all BC physicians: Online Course on Finding and Creating Joy in Work by IHI
All active physicians in BC are invited and sponsored to participate in the next cohort of Finding and Creating Joy in Work course offered online by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement starting April 6, 2022.
PQI celebrates five years of fostering continuous learning within the physician community in Vancouver Coastal & Providence Health
Graduates and alumni from the Physician Quality Improvement (PQI) program in Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and Providence Health Care (PHC) came together on December 8, 2021 for a momentous five-year celebration event at the Sheraton Wall Center in Vancouver.
Surgical patients at the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) are experiencing improved health even before their elective procedures because of proactive care from a team of doctors and health providers co-led by a urologist and a family physician.
At an early age, Penticton anesthesiologist Dr Michelle Scheepers started thinking ahead.
Community-based specialists with no active hospital privileges now have free access to UpToDate.
This November marks the 15th year since the formation of the Specialist Services Committee (SSC). To mark the anniversary, SSC invited past co-chairs to their November meeting to reflect on their time at SSC and share advice for the Committee going forward.
Join more than 1,100 physicians across the province who have completed quality improvement (QI) training to get hands-on QI experience, lead learning action projects, and contribute to creating a QI culture.
More than 100 specialists and health care partners celebrated the success of the SSC's Surgical Patient Optimization Collaborative at a recent virtual event.
The Specialist Services and the Shared Care Committees are pleased to sponsor 100 specialists and 100 family physicians in BC respectively via their Physician Leadership Scholarship fund to participate virtually at the IHI Forum from December 5 to 8, 2021.
In the last couple of years, SSC has been learning about the unique concerns of community-based specialists to help identify ways to better support their work.
Specialists and family physicians alike have long advocated for a more timely referral process for patients waiting to access speciality consult and care.