Doctors of BC recently profiled Nanaimo physician Dr. Sheila Findlay. Dr. Findlay shared her experiences as a leader with the Division of Family Practice and noted how physicians can be influencers in their communities and within the health-care system. Read more about Dr. Findlay’s experience as a physician leader and information on leadership training support. Island Health also offers leadership training opportunities to medical staff; check out upcoming Island Health Medical Leadership Development events opportunities.
Dr. Laura Chapman Developed a Toolkit to Help Physicians Prevent Violence Against Health Care Providers
Training and prevention are key to help improve the situation for both patients and health care providers. This is why Dr. Laura Chapman and Dr. Tracy Nigro undertook a Quality and Innovation Initiative project with the help of Deborah McKnight. The toolkit is now available to physicians and allied health professionals throughout the province through the University of British Columbia’s Continuing Professional Development platform. Read more about the toolkit.
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