News & Events

March 13, 2019

Would you like to learn more about quality improvement?

Medical staff are welcome to join their colleagues in an introduction to Quality Improvement Part A and B at the Vancouver Island Quality Showcase 2019.

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March 13, 2019

New Interim Executive Medical Director for Surgery and Ambulatory Care

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. William Orrom to the role of Executive Medical Director for Surgery and Ambulatory Care for a six-month period commencing March 11, 2019. Dr.

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March 13, 2019

Dr. Andrew Penn and Island Health team win best poster at CHSPR conference

Congratulations to neurologist Dr. Andrew Penn and the Island Health team who won Best Poster at the 31st Annual Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR) Conference.

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March 11, 2019

New Co-Division Head of Hospitalists for Geo 3 and 4

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Chloé Lemire-Elmore to her medical leadership role as the Co-Division Head of Hospitalists for Geo 3 and 4, effective January 1, 2019. Dr. Lemire-Elmore will share the Division Head role with Dr. Sharon Ham.

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March 11, 2019

Apply Now to PQI Cohort 4

Island Health medical staff are encouraged to apply now to the fourth cohort of the Physician Quality Improvement Initiative.

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March 8, 2019

Dr. John Bozinovski adds to study on sex differences in surgery outcomes

Island Health cardiac surgeon Dr. John Bozinovski recently co-wrote a study in Circulation, a peer-reviewed American Heart Association journal dedicated to cardiovascular health and disease.

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March 8, 2019

New Medical Director for Pharmacy

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Dean Kolodziejczyk as the new Medical Director, Pharmacy for Island Health, effective February 1, 2019.

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March 6, 2019

Medical Leaders and Co-Leaders Gather in Parksville

The most recent medical leadership development workshop occurred last week in Parksville. About 60 medical leaders and their non-clinical co-leaders spent the day participating in the Leading in a Co-Leadership Model workshop.

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March 5, 2019

New Medical Lead for Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Geo 2/3

It is with great pleasure that I introduce Dr. Brigit Albiston as the new Medical Lead for Pathology and Laboratory Medicine for Geo 2/3.

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February 27, 2019

Registration now open for Vancouver Island Quality Showcase 2019

Physician Quality Improvement, Island Health and Facility Engagement are proud to host the Vancouver Island Quality Showcase 2019 on Thursday April 25, 2019 in Nanaimo at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre.

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