Winners of 2015 Awards of Excellence in Rural Medicine announced at 2015 RECC

From left to right: Drs. Nancy Anderson, Michal Smialowski, Eric Paetkau, Marlowe Haskins, Phillip Malpass, Paul Stent. Missing: Drs. Neil Leslie, William Watt Eight British Columbia rural physicians were recognized and feted for their accomplishments and contributions to rural medical practice at the Rural Emergency Continuum of Care (RECC) medical … Continue reading

UBC Division of Global Health seeks to engage, collaborate with RCCbc, rural practitioners

Submitted by Qian Zhang, Research Assistant, Division of Global Health The Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) is working with UBC’s Division of Global Health within the Department of Family Practice, seeking learning and collaboration opportunities to improve rural health care provision from a global perspective. Subscribe the Global Health … Continue reading

June 18 Oncology CME Webcast: Early Integration of Palliative Care

The Family Practice Oncology Network is partnering with UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development to present Dr. Pippa Hawley speaking on The Early Integration of Palliative Care. Learners will be able to: Define 21st Century palliative care Describe the rationale for early integration of palliative care with disease management Illustrate … Continue reading

UBC RCPD releases results of Rural EM Needs Assessment study, makes nearly 40 recommendations

UBC Rural Continuing Professional Development (UBC RCPD) recently released the final report of their Rural Emergency Medicine Needs Assessment study for British Columbia. The report identifies several factors that draw physicians to rural medical practice, along with many systemic issues at provincial, health authority, and local community levels that have … Continue reading

What’s new at 2015 RECC: NRP, Rural Nursing stream, Choices in Practice and Parenting luncheon, Health Centre Tour (updated)

NRP – UPDATE: THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED The Neonatal Resuscitation Program will be offered as a pre-course ahead of the 2015 Rural Emergency Continuum of Care (RECC) conference. This course will provide participants with hands-on skills development and training in several techniques for managing neonate airways. Attendees will also … Continue reading