Get to Know RCCbc-ers! Read the RCCbc Team Spotlight Series 

The Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) is filled to the brim with talented, dedicated and diverse people who are passionate about improving the health of rural people and communities—you really have to meet them! We’re pleased to launch a new series, Team Spotlight, to introduce our intrepid teammates. In their own words, they explain what they do at RCCbc, why they do it, and what hobbies and interests … Continue reading

Provincial healthcare partners collaborate on vision, actions for rural and provincial primary care networks

  On January 27 – 29, multiple healthcare stakeholders partners – including those bringing perspectives of provincial policymakers, health administrators, health professionals, academics, and citizens and linked sectors (non-profits, and industry) – met to seek out areas of synergy and alignment for primary and community care integration in rural BC. … Continue reading

Rural locum conference to provide CME/CPD, forum for discussions about healthcare system

The Rural and Remote Divisions of Family Practice will be hosting a groundbreaking gathering for BC’s rural locum physicians on Saturday, February 28, 2015 in Nanaimo, BC. This educational and networking meeting will bring together rural locums from across the province to build relationships with other locums, members of BC’s … Continue reading

UBC’s Department of Emergency Medicine – supporting rural GPs through education and practice

Residents learn about airway management at the 2012 SRPC Rural and Remote Medical Course Dr. Jim Christenson, Head of UBC’s Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) and a long-time emergency physician, is fully aware of the challenges facing rural family physicians working in community emergency departments (EDs). “I think that rural … Continue reading