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February Update

Thanks to all that were able to attend the CST provider information sessions held last week, for those of you that were not able to attend please see below the link of the live recordings from both sessions A reminder that if you would like further information the world cafes ‘provider champion/ SME recruitment fairs’ will be happening on the following dates: March 16th 17:30-19:30 March 26th 11:00-13:00 Location: Chan Centre Atrium Any questions please reach out to Jonathan Wong or Alain Gagnon. Provider Information Session CST FEB 2020.pptx Feb 26, 2020 Please enable JavaScript LinkEmbedCopy and paste this HTML ...
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Sign Up for the MSA Lounge Committee

As many you have discovered, the MSA Lounge has gained a few new changes in the past six months from the addition of a coffee machine, regularly stocked food and snacks, recycling bins, etc. These changes have were made in the spirit of increasing member engagement and promoting a happy workplace environment. While these changes have been met with much positivity, the MSA board still believes that we can do better! We, the MSA board of directors, are an MSA Lounge Committee to continue to inform lounge improvements, to ensure the space is utilized equitably, and to ensure future changes ...
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Call for Nominations – MOA Physician Physical and Psychological Safety

In follow up to the MOA Physician Physical and Psychological Safety that formed part of the April 1st, 2019 PMA (attached), we are now seeking nominees to be part of the Regional Physical/Psychological Health and Safety Working Group(s). Below, please find the link from our website for the current committee opportunities. Item #5 outlines the opportunities for the Regional Physical/Psychological Health and Safety Working Group(s). https://www.doctorsofbc.ca/news/current-committee-opportunities-apply-now Working Group Description: Doctors of BC is seeking applications for six (6) members (one (1) from each health authority) for the Regional Physical/Psychological Health and Safety Working Group. From these six (6) members, three (3) will ...
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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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