Partners in Change

Doctors of BC 

Doctors of BC, formerly known as the BC Medical Association, is a voluntary association of 14,000 physicians, residents and medical students in British Columbia. Their mission is to promote a social, economic, and political climate in which members can provide the citizens of BC with the highest standard of health care, while achieving maximum professional satisfaction and fair economic reward.  

Joint Collaborative Committees

Doctors of BC and the provincial government created a number of Joint Collaborative Committees with health authority representation. These include the General Practice Services Committee, Specialist Services Committee, Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues, and the Shared Care Committee

Divisions of Family Practice

Divisions of Family Practice are community-based groups of family physicians working together to achieve common health care goals. There are currently nine Divisions of Family Practice on Vancouver Island.

Medical Staff Associations

There are 11 medical staff associations across Island Health.

NRGH MSA

Nanaimo Medical Staff Engagement Society

CDH MSA

Cowichan District Medical Society

CRH MSA

Campbell River Medical Staff Engagement Initiative Society

CVH MSA

Physician Engagement Society of Comox and Courtenay

LMGIH MSA

Lady Minto Gulf Island Medical Staff Association

MTW MSA (PHH/PMH)

Mount Waddington Facility Engagement Committee

Victoria MSA (RJH/VGH)

South Island MSA

SPH MSA

Saanich Peninsula Physician Society

TGH MSA

Tofino Medical Staff Engagement Society

WCGH MSA

West Coast General Medical Staff Association

Alert Bay MSA

Alert Bay Medical Staff Association