BC Rural Update is an e-newsletter of the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc).

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Send us your recommendation for a speaker or topic at our 2020 BC Rural Health Conference in Penticton!

JSC launches Provincial Community RCME Program

The Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues (JSC) recently announced the launch of the Community Rural Continuing Medical Education (RCME) Program, an exciting new initiative which will provide funds to eligible RSA communities across BC for collective medical education and/or team-based learning. Learn more about this new program

Recommend a topic or speaker for our 2020 BC Rural Health Conference in Penticton!

The BC Rural Health Conference is returning to Penticton May 29-31, 2020 (Save the Date!) and our team is looking for your recommendations for sessions, workshops, and speakers. Send us your suggestions

Deadline is Oct 31 for leadership, rural research, and global health partnership grant applications

The Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) and the Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) are accepting applications for funds to support rural physician research, global health partnership initiatives, and rural leadership development. Click for grant details

We’re hiring!

Would you like to work with a collaborative team of rural healthcare providers who are exploring innovative ways to improve rural health services throughout the province? Check out the following roles. Join our team!

UBC Rural CPD launches Coaching and Mentorship Program (CAMP)

Submitted by UBC Rural CPD

UBC Rural Continuing Professional Development (RCPD) has recently launched its highly anticipated Coaching and Mentoring Program (CAMP) to support rural physicians who are seeking to enhance their clinical practice and education. Find out how you can access CAMP

Join a discussion on real-time virtual support for EM care

Submitted by BC Emergency Medicine Network

The BC Emergency Medicine Network is hosting a free lunch discussion about real-time virtual supports for emergency medicine care at the St. Paul’s Emergency Medicine Update in Whistler on September 27. Click here for details

#WalkOnTheRuralSide – Takla Landing healthcare team

The Takla Landing healthcare team celebrated a five year milestone this summer: the first successful cardioversion of a patient in a rural and remote community via telehealth.

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