Newsflash January 4, 2024

Topics include a new FP-specialist event, the new MOA Network’s kick-off event, how to apply for a PRA-BC family physician to join your clinic, and more. Read it here

Wellness for the New Year

Are you a resolutions person? View some interesting stats from Forbes Health about setting (and keeping) them! How about resolving to listen to more podcasts? Check out this roundup of the 25 best podcasts for physicians. Or maybe just resolve to focus on joy in the moment. Happy New Year!

New Cheers for Peers

A shout-out to Drs Sarah Baldwin, Stuart Bax and Sarah Chritchley who received cheers. Check out the cheers and add your own here – let’s keep the cheers going!

Are you looking for a family physician to join your clinic?

The Practice Ready Assessment (PRA-BC) Return of Service program is accepting clinic applications. Ten family physician candidate placements are available for the fall 2024 intake. These candidates will be practice-ready in the spring of 2025 and have a three-year Return of Service. Please read the application call-out and submit the application form to Island Health […]

Online course on syphilis available to BC clinicians 

An online course by the BC Center for Disease Control and the Provincial Health Services Authority offers foundational knowledge to support you in the management and follow-up of syphilis cases and their contacts in BC.

Survey is open to help create a pediatric education framework

Child Health BC and BC Children’s are seeking your input in the first interdisciplinary Provincial Pediatric Education Framework. This will support foundational knowledge sharing anchored in the provincial Tiers of Service. The survey takes 20-30 minutes to complete and closes on  January 10. Anyone who has provided or supported pediatric care in the past 10 […]

BCAMN accepting physician mentee applications for March intake

Looking for ways to better support patients living with complex pain, mental health and substance use issues? Are you burning out and would appreciate experts to mentor you and colleagues to inspire you? Apply to become a mentee in the BC Adaptive Mentorship Network (BCAMN) for Pain, Mental Health & Substance Use. Learn more at […]

ICYMI: New Perinatal & Newborn Health Hub launched

The new one-stop portal by Perinatal Services BC is designed exclusively for health care professionals. The hub offers perinatal and newborn health information resources, education, and alerts – all accessible without login. Read more and join their virtual orientation session on January 17 from 12 – 1 pm. Quick links • Explore the Hub at […]