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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February 25, 2019

Nanaimo Anesthesiologist Leads Inter-Professional Perioperative Simulation Workshops

Dr. Sarah Hall, an anesthesiologist at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, along with the operating room simulation team, has led a series of Perioperative Inter-Professional Simulation Workshops to help the operating team strengthen their skills.

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February 20, 2019

Physician Leadership Scholarship program is now accepting applications for IHI online program: Finding and Creating Joy in Work!

The Specialist Services Committee’s Physician Leadership Scholarship program is now accepting applications for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s virtual program: Finding and Creating Joy in Work!

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February 19, 2019

Measles FAQs for Medical Staff

Washington state is currently experiencing an outbreak of measles. As of February 18, 2019 they have had 62 confirmed cases.

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February 13, 2019

Victoria Doctors Team-up to Improve Child and Youth Mental Health Care

Dr. Adriana Condello identified a care-gap for children and youth with acute mental health needs that lack a family doctor. Dr. Condello and her colleagues, Dr. Claudia Zuin and Dr.

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February 8, 2019

Nominations Open for the Doctors of BC Dr. David M. Bachop Award

The Dr. David M. Bachop Gold Medal for Distinguished Medical Service is given to a BC doctor who has made an extraordinary contribution in the field of organized medicine and/or community service.

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