Thank you to Rural Locum Forum attendees and sponsors

The Rural Coordination Centre of BC and Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice would like to thank attendees and sponsors for supporting the third Rural Locum Forum in Nanaimo, BC. We greatly appreciated the energy and insight that everybody brought to this event, and look forward to seeing you at the next Forum!

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The Rural Education Action Plan (REAP), with Lisa Oliver (left) and Hillary Kovach (right).
Sandra Walker (left) and Meredith Cormier (right) of the Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues.
Deb Cannon (center) and Randall Dominix of the Locums for Rural BC program, associated with HealthMatch BC
Sharon Todd of the Island Division of Family Practice, an exhibitor at the Rural Locum Forum
Elisa Chow (center) of RCCbc and Lindsay Callan (right) of UBC CPD Conference Services mananging the registration desk and exhibitor area
Executive Director Dr. Ray Markham with RCCbc staff, Gemma McEachern (left) and Leslie Carty (right)
Dr. Ella Monro delivering a plenary address about recruitment and retention strategies in Princeton, BC
Colleen Enns of the Pacific Northwest Division of Family Practice promoted several communities on the exhibit floor.
Dilys Leung representing UBC Rural Continuing Professional Development.
Marilin States, from the Community of Creston.
Kat Brine (left) and Laura Soles (right) from the Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice.
Nienke Klaver (left) and Ed Staple (second from left) of Support Our Health Care from Princeton, BC worked with Aarin Frigon (third from left) of the South Okanagan Similkameen Division of Family Practice to collaboratively promote various southern Okanagan BC rural communities to Rural Locum Forum attendees.
Left to right: Dr. Geoff Appleton, Pacific Northwest Division of Family Practice; Dr. Alan Ruddiman, President, Doctors of BC; Dr. Trina Larsen Soles, President-elect, Doctors of BC; and, Dr. Granger Avery, President, Canadian Medical Association.
Ann Vosilla of CADTH (Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health) and Kukuh Noertjojoh of WorkSafe BC shared a booth on the exhibit floor.
Julie Holder and Jeff Malmgren of the General Practice Services Committee of the Doctors of BC.
Learners with an instructor and a live model at the HOUSE Intensive for Vascular Access and MSK

Thank you to MD Financial Management for supporting the Rural Locum Forum through their sponsorship.