2020 BC Rural Health Conference cancelled

The Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) regrets to announce that it is cancelling its 2020 BC Rural Health Conference (RHC).  This is a disappointing but prudent decision as the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve rapidly.    The safety and well-being of our learners, our speakers, and in turn their families and the rural communities they serve is our top … Continue reading

Nominate a colleague for UBC CPD’s Awards in Innovation and Service!

Submitted by UBC CPD  UBC Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is currently accepting nominations for its Awards in Innovation and Service in CPD/CME.   Each year, two awards are given to recognize exemplary activities in Continuing Professional Development/Continuing Medical Education (CPD/CME) for UBC Faculty of Medicine (UBC FoM) faculty and staff.   The two award categories … Continue reading

New ROAM-SP program to support local maternity services closer-to-home

RCCbc is launching an exciting new program –  the Rural Obstetrical and Maternity Sustainability Program (ROAM-SP) – to enable the delivery of sustainable rural maternity services in BC by identifying, developing, and supporting peer, facility, and regional networks.   ROAM-SP was developed as a response to several challenges in rural maternity services in B.C. The program will create connections and enhance team approaches for maternity care … Continue reading

Quality Team Coaching for Rural BC accepting applications

In the Quality Team Coaching for Rural BC program (QTC4RBC), rural health care teams work with an ICF-certified coach to identify their values and priorities, develop their collective and individual skills, and access resources to help build a culture of safety, learning and quality that leads to positive patient and provider experiences and high-quality patient care. The program provides:   An in-person coaching workshop;   Up to four virtual team coaching sessions after the workshop and up to three one-on-one … Continue reading

REAP launches New Rural Physician CME Program

REAP’s New Rural Physician CME Program makes funding available for new rural physicians to attend rurally-relevant events. Eligible physicians must be in their first two years of practice in BC and have a formal commitment to practice in an RSA Community.   This program provides funding for events such as the upcoming BC Rural … Continue reading