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Kim Williams seconded to RCCbc to support rural surgical and obstetric networks program development

Ms. Kim Williams, former Executive Director for Perinatal Services BC (PSBC), joined the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) team on Friday, April 14, 2017. Discover more about the initiative Kim Williams will be leading at RCCbc

BC Rural Health Conference online registration closes May 1

Online registration for the BC Rural Health Conference – taking place May 12-13 at the Prince George Civic Centre – will be closing Monday, May 1. On site registration will be available in Prince George, starting the evening of Thursday, May 11. Join us for rurally relevant CME/CPD delivered in Northern BC!

Choices in Practice and Parenting initiative to host open meeting in Prince George, convene interest group

Medical students, residents, and young physicians often feel too busy, too broke, or too burned-out to feel confident starting their own families earlier in their careers. The Choices in Practice and Parenting (CP+P) initiative of the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) is bringing together interested parties at an open meeting on Friday, May 12 at the Prince George Civic Centre to discuss ways of addressing the decisions and challenges that learners and practitioners face when starting a family. Contribute your thoughts, suggestions, and stories to this discussion

Rural Scholars Program inviting applications for up to three positions

The Rural Scholars Program provides an opportunity for rural clinicians to develop skills in scholarship and leadership. Review of applications will begin on June 1, and will continue until the positions are filled. Are you interested in rural research and leadership?

#WalkOnTheRuralSide – UBC Dermatology

Dr. Neil Kitson of UBC Dermatology, and his resident, Dr. Bez Toosi, joined Dr. John Pawlovich on his monthly visit to see patients in Fort Babine. Read the whole story here