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

Three mentee positions left in Rural Physician Mentoring Program pilot project

UBC’s Rural Continuing Professional Development (RCPD) group is still seeking three mentees to participate in its newly launched Rural Physician Mentoring Program pilot project. The project, open to both Canadian Medical Graduates (CMGs) and International Medical Graduates (IMGs) seeks to ease the transition of physicians new to rural practice and … Continue reading