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

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Save the Date for the 2019 BC Rural Health Conference

The 2019 BC Rural Health Conference is going to be held May 24-26 in Nanaimo, BC! Save the date on your calendars and book your time off early so that you can join us for great CME/CPD, and meet up with rural healthcare providers from across the province. Learn more

CFPC, CPSO amend EM policy after rural physician input

The revised policy reflects the many conversations that highlighted the contributions of family physicians already engaged in emergency medicine work in small and rural communities. Read more about this revision

Thank you for grant applications, next iteration set for Oct

We received several applications for the latest round of Rural Physician Research Support Project and Rural Global Healthcare Partnership Initiative grants. Successful applicants will be notified shortly.  Find out how you can apply for these grants

Help update RCCbc’s Rural Communities Map

We’re asking for your local knowledge to help keep our Rural Communities Map current! Contact us with your local content

End-of-life care CME available from BC College of Family Physicians

Are you interested in bringing CPD for end-of life care to your community? If so, the BC College of Family Physicians (BCCFP) wants to hear from you. Learn how to request this course for your community

Rural Physician Mentoring Program – sign up now for Summer 2018 cohort

Are you new to practice in rural BC and looking for a mentor to show you the ropes? Are you a seasoned rural physician and interested in mentoring a new colleague? The Rural Physician Mentoring Program is launching our next cohort in August 2018. Registration has been extended to July 15th for both mentors and mentees. Sign up for this program

#WalkOnTheRuralSide – Bella Bella’s A Night of 1,000 Lights gala fundraiser


A demo at the “A Night of 1,000 Lights” gala

The medical community of Bella Bella recently hosted “A Night of 1,000 Lights,” a gala that aims to raise funds to support the purchase of medical equipment for the community. Read the entire story

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