NEEP now accepting applications for 2020 cohorts

Submitted by Dr. Kevin McMeel The Nanaimo Emergency Education Program (NEEP) is an innovative program that provides family physicians practicing in smaller and rural communities with a three-month, full time, remunerated fellowship that offers skills enhancement in Emergency Medicine. NEEP is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2020 (April 6 … Continue reading

JSC launches Provincial Community RCME Program

This new initiative will create forums for rural generalists and specialists to come together to collectively plan and develop community CME. It will increase opportunities for closer to home education for interprofessional teams, and develop collaborations between rural physicians, health authorities and stakeholders. Submitted by Heather Gummow, Provincial Manager, Community … Continue reading

BCPSQC Clinical Quality Academy

Submitted by Doctors of BC Clinician Quality Academy is a professional development program delivered over an eight-month period, beginning in April 2017 – registration is open until February 17. The curriculum of Clinician Quality Academy features content and learning modules designed specifically for physicians, and aims to build capability to lead … Continue reading

Really Rural Surgery podcast now available on iTunes, other services

Dr. Bret Batchelor’s monthly podcast, Really Rural Surgery – which discusses key academic surgical journal articles from a rural Canadian perspective – is now available for free download and/or subscription at the iTunes podcast store. Batchelor has produced four episodes covering carpal tunnel surgeries, vasectomies, and the use of misoprostol … Continue reading