News & Events
October 17, 2019
Daily life eventually requires us all to rest and heal. I am fortunate.
The winding down of summer signifies change. In my home territory of Cowichan, this includes shorter daylight hours, leaves turning color, and school preparations for many families.
October 16, 2019
Migraines account for 7 million lost working days a year in Canada – and that doesn’t begin to calculate their impact on quality of life for the almost 3 million Canadians who suffer from them.
October 15, 2019
Dr. Rusty J. Ritenour is the new Division Head of Ophthalmology for Geo 4. Dr. Ritenour earned his medical degree from the University of Calgary before completing ophthalmology training at Dalhousie University, and a Cornea Fellowship at the University of Toronto.
October 9, 2019
The Rural Physician Research Support Project is a new initiative which aims to empower rural physician researchers – or new aspiring researchers – to pursue innovative rural research and knowledge translation projects contributing to advancing rural health in BC.
October 8, 2019
It’s October, and that means Doctors of BC’s annual children’s health challenge Be Active Every Day is back. The challenge, which seeks to get kids aged 5-11 active
October 8, 2019
Every November, the Research Department of Island Health hosts a month of collaborative events, bringing together leaders and researchers, healthcare providers and patients to learn about the importance of translating evidence into practice to improve care and outcomes.
October 7, 2019
Island Medical Program faculty members were honoured by the UBC Faculty of Medicine with 2019 Clinical Faculty teaching awards and Island Medical Program/Division of Medical Sciences Teaching Awards.