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May 24, 2022

Physician Psychological Safety 2022 Webinar Series

Please join Dr. Mamta Gautam, MD, MBA, FRCPC, CPDC, CCPE, CPE psychiatrist at The Ottawa Hospital, in a series of five virtual psychological safety webinars aimed at promoting psychological safety in health care teams.

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May 24, 2022

Upcoming Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Physician Wellness Group Training Courses

A list of upcoming Upcoming Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Physician Wellness Group Training Courses from May 31st - June 7th, 2022.

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May 24, 2022

Congrats to physicians completing Improvement Advisor training

Congratulations to Island Health physicians Alex Hoechsmann and Dana Hubler for completing the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Improvement Advisor Professional Development Program.

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May 24, 2022

Medicine Grand Rounds - Planetary Health

Join Blair McFarland and Deana Verkerk on a discussion of Climate Action at Island Health. From Organizational Pillars of Sustainability to Practical Adaptations. Friday May 27, 2022.

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May 24, 2022

Rural Health Conference 2022: Above and Beyond Recognition Recipient

Each year at the conference, RCCbc recognizes the phenomenal work of BC’s rural physicians and communities. At this year’s conference, Dr. Francois Bosman received recognition for going Above & Beyond. The Above and Beyond recognition is for a rural physician’s exceptional rural BC service and contributions in supporting rural health care. Congratulations Dr. Bosman!

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May 24, 2022

BC College of Family Physicians Award Recipients

More than 350 people took the time to nominate family doctors from across the province for a BCCFP Award. Four family physicians working in the Island Health region picked up awards for their leadership, creativity, community engagement and unwavering support for patients and colleagues. Our congratulations to all!​

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May 20, 2022

Update to Communicable Disease Control Manual, Chapter 2: Immunization, Part 4 – Biological Products

BCCDC Guidance Manual updated for COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility: Appendix A was revised per the updated list of moderately to severely immunocompromised criteria on the government of B.C. webpage. The criteria previously indicated dates and has been revised to indicate time intervals.

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May 20, 2022

COVID-19 Situation Report

This BCCDC report provides weekly data and refers to pandemic phases defined by population-level changes.

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May 20, 2022

Monkeypox–Information for Health Professionals

No cases have been recorded in BC, but the province is working closely with the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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