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Liberating Structures – Jan. 9th

The first workshop will cover Liberating Structures and will be lead by Dr. Lawrence Yang, a family doctor, Quality Improvement coach and self-proclaimed “change agent.” This workshop will be held on Thursday, January 9th from 4pm-6pm in the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (Room 2108 – across from the Chan Auditorium) So what are Liberating Structures exactly? At their essence, they are a selection of alternative tools for facilitating conversations, meetings, and idea generation. In complex systems like healthcare with highly-skilled, talented, and compassionate people and deeply entrenched culture, how staff and personnel and leaders interact can be limited greatly ...
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MSA Award Winners

Congratulations to all the award winners Educator of the Year Dr. Mia Remington and Dr. Karen Buhler Global Health Award Dr. Laura Sauvé  Indigenous Health and Outreach Advocate Dr. Neora Pick Leadership Recognition Award Dr. Catherine Allaire and Dr. Norbert Froese QSVI Champion Dr. Claire Seaton and Dr. Roanne Preston Research Recognition Award Dr. Quynh Doan and Dr. Anton Chau Rookie of the Year Dr. Tiffany Wong and Dr. Sadiq Abdulla President’s Award Dr. Edmond Chan and Dr. Roanne Preston Patient Champion Dr. Doug Courtemanche and Dr. Janine Hardial MSA Awards 2019 1 … Next » ...
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Want to change your screensavers?

To request that screensavers no longer appear on computers in your private office, please go to the IMITS Service Catalogue and follow these steps: Launch http://servicecatalogue.healthbc.org/Pages/default.aspx (while on a networked computer) Choose “I want Hardware or Software”, then choose “software” Check the box “Desktop Software” Scroll down and click “Finished. Review your request(s)” Click “Next”  Review or enter all information and click “Continue”  Enter all information on the next screen Order for existing Device – choose “Change PC Settings” from the drop-down menu Description of Change request – Type “Apply 60 minutes screensaver exemption GPO to hide existing screensaver” Enter ...
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Projects Day 2019

We would like to extend a big thank you to all the project leads and those who attend the MASES Projects Day event. Projects Dayaimed to highlight the success of all the projects from our 2017-2019 round of Facility Engagement funding. There were over 30 project presentations providing attendees, Hospital Administration, and fellow Investigators a glimpse into the great work being done by the MASES projects across BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital. Please feel free to browse the photos and presentations below. Projects Day Booklet Presentations Pictures ...
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New C&W Workplace Wellness, Culture and Experience Office

Dr. Theresa Newlove At Children’s and Women’s, and in keeping with PHSA’s vision, mission, values and mandate, optimizing health care outcomes for our patients is a priority. In order to achieve this, we need to collectively foster a workplace culture that supports leaders, physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and staff in the rewarding, yet often challenging, work they do every day. To support this, I am pleased to announce that Dr. Theresa Newlove is taking on the newly created role of Director of C&W Workplace Wellness, Culture and Experience effective July 1, 2019.  In her new role, Theresa will report ...
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