Rural research grants, leadership development bursaries launched: deadline for applications Jan 31

The Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc), the Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues (JSC) and the Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) have launched new funding initiatives to support the development of rural researchers and rural leaders, respectively, in British Columbia. The Rural Physician Research Support Project (RPRSP) – by … Continue reading

Rural physician feedback requested for clinical texting and teledermatology study

submitted by Dr. Michael Copley Rural clinicians are being invited to participate in a collaboration research project between the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) and Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc). The survey is available at https://survey.ubc.ca/s/clinicaltexting/. This study, led by Dr. Neil … Continue reading

ESCAPE Course supports FP anesthetist training

Submitted by Dr. Kirk McCarroll,  FPA Network Lead, RCCbc The ESCAPE Course (Enhanced Simulation of Critical Care and Perioperative Emergencies) is two-day, high fidelity simulation program, designed and delivered by family practice anesthesiologists (FPA). It focuses on building team dynamics to optimize crisis resource management in the rural perioperative setting. … Continue reading