- 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."
Leadership and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Workshop
Dr Jason Kur, the new SSC Co-chair has plans
Learn more about SSC
Learn more about the Specialist Services Committee and its programs and initiatives here.
Specialist Team Care Collaborative launches with positive results
Specialists often have experiences working in teams in hospitals, but reciprocal types of teams have been lacking, for the most part, in community-based practices. In 2022, the Specialist Team Care Collaborative was launched to bring together specialists and health care providers to collaborate and innovate in team care.
Team care for women's health improves access, care and connections
West Coast Gynecology and Perinatal Care and Full Circle Family Practice provides full women’s health services through a single-entry model, with specialists, family doctors and multi-disciplin
Spoken interpretation services available to community specialists and teams
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 special
Health System Redesign Project leads to improved cancer care for BC patients
Dr Dan Le shares his experiences and inspirations for taking part in the Health System Redesign Project.
SSC Supports Physician Leadership to Improve Health Care in BC
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.
Webinar Series: Elements of Indigenous Health and Healing
The Joint Collaborative Committees invite you to register for the remaining sessions of their Indigenous Cultural Safety webinar series.
CHAMPioning Quality Through Collaboration
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.
SQI Congress 2022: Scaling successful quality improvement across BC
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.
Spotlight on a Specialist: Dr John Galbraith retires and continues living a life of adventure
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.
Quality improvement projects lead to enhanced health care outcomes
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.
Health PPE Portal
The Ministry of Health’s Health PPE Portal provides personal protective equipment (PPE) and critical supplies to family doctors