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.
Having access to SSC supports including funding, training, tools, and connections is making it possible for physicians from across BC to move ideas into action that improve their patients' care, experiences, and lives, and have a lasting impact on the health care system.
Development of HIV/STI guidelines on partner notification through Health System Redesign project improves patient experience journey
With STIs on the rise in BC and globally, Dr Wong’s HSR project aimed at reducing transmission by improving STI partner notification, which is an evidence-based intervention to prevent the spread of STIs.
To further support specialists caring for patients in the community office setting, the SSC CBS Working Group has expanded spoken language interpretation services to community-based specialists, and your office-based Allied Health teams.
Dr Dan Le shares his experiences and inspirations for taking part in the Health System Redesign Project.
The Specialist Services Committee Leadership Training and Quality Improvement programs are successful at producing more physician leaders across BC. But that is not the end in itself.
The Joint Collaborative Committees invite you to register for the remaining sessions of their Indigenous Cultural Safety webinar series.
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.
The Ministry of Health’s Health PPE Portal provides personal protective equipment (PPE) and critical supplies to family doctors and specialists in BC community clinics.
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.
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.