About SharonM

RSON Forum Admin | Communications Manager, RCCbc

How can Quality Team Coaching strengthen your rural health care team?

Both coaching and quality improvement are popular topics of conversation in healthcare settings in BC at the moment; however, many offerings available to BC providers focus on individual coaching or quality within teams and projects. Despite the movement in rural healthcare towards both interprofessional team-based care and quality evaluation in health care, few programs coach highly effective … Continue reading

Share your stories at the Rural Patient Transport Open Sessions

Dr. Trina Larsen Soles, RCCbc’s Lead for Patient Transport, invites any interested rural physicians to a recurring open session for discussions of Rural Patient Transport every second Tuesday, beginning August 18. The sessions will be moderated by Dr. Jel Coward – Dr. Larsen-Soles and other Transport leaders will be available to meet with interested rural physicians and others wishing to … Continue reading

Report from the BC Rural and First Nations Health and Wellness Summit now available

At the June 2020 BC Rural and First Nations Health and Wellness Summit, participants were asked to contribute their thoughts, hopes, and ideas on how we might collectively strengthen rural healthcare in British Columbia.   Those ideas and recommendations for “Collective Actions for Positive Radical Change” are collected and summarized in the report for the summit which … Continue reading

RCME Community Program summer newsletter now available

The RCME Community Program team has officially implemented 66 of the 101 eligible RSA communities into the new program. To learn more about the activities of this group – including how to apply for SPIFI (Specialist, Sub-specialist, Indigenous, and Funding for Innovation), read the latest program newsletter now (PDF).

REAP updates: New Rural Physician CME Program, Rural Leadership Development Program

Rural Leadership Development Program receives ongoing funding After a three-year pilot project, the Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) is pleased to announce the JSC is providing ongoing funding through REAP to support the Rural Leadership Development Program. The purpose of the Rural Leadership Development Project is to increase opportunities for rural physicians … Continue reading

CAMP launches new offerings for mentors/coaches

Submitted by UBC Rural CPD The physicians who generously offer their time, skills, and knowledge to support their rural colleagues are the backbone of UBC RCPD’s Coaching and Mentoring Program (CAMP). We recognize the vital contribution of our mentor/coaches and the challenges they face, and we help them to feel confident in their role by providing enhanced supports and ongoing learning … Continue reading

Terrace Women’s Wellness Group recognized with 2020 BC Rural Health Award

RCCbc is pleased to announce that the Terrace Women’s Wellness Group – which provides support for women’s reproductive health in BC’s Pacific Northwest – is the recipient of the 2020 Award of Excellence for Team-based Rural Maternity Care. This interprofessional team consists of Ob/Gyns, Drs. Dawid Janse van Rensburg and Kirsti Ziola, family physicians Drs. Carla … Continue reading