CODI is live!

Submitted by Dr. Don Burke, FRCP & Dr. John Pawlovich, FCFP The rural and remote emergency room (ER) remains one of the leading health care challenges in Canada and around the world. Geographic and human isolation, low resources, climate, daily anxiety and fear, fatigue, minimal specialist back up, etc., are … Continue reading

Meeting space available at 2016 RECC

RCCbc will be offering a free meeting room for 2016 Rural Emergency Continuum of Care (RECC) delegates to host meetings, training sessions, or topical discussions relevant to rural practice alongside the conference sessions. Current offerings within this facility include: Rural Maternity Update Breakfast, co-hosted by RCCbc‘s Rural OB Network and … 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