On June 15 and 16, 2023, 29 physicians attended a two-day course on leadership for women in medicine in Rossland, BC.
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 Exchange is an online searchable database of quality improvement (QI) projects across British Columbia supported by the SSC and SCC. This tool was developed to facilitate sharing of QI ideas and project information.
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.
SSC’s Specialist Team Care Collaborative (STCC) that started in January 2023 is already helping to significantly change the lives of patients, families, and physicians for the better.
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.
Learn more about the Specialist Services Committee and its programs and initiatives here.
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.
Victoria obstetrician Dr William Kim MacDonald is leading the work to create a team-based home for women's health where patients get faster access to coordinated action, and feel connected and well-cared for by a team of providers through life-changing journeys.