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VCH Medical Leadership Education

A high-performing hospital needs strong physician leaders who are able to effectively deal with the medical and administrative complexity of the roles they fill. These workshops have been designed to offer you practical tools and strategies to enhance your leadership capacity. Sessional payment for your participation will be arranged upon completion of the course. The […]

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UK Pension changes effective April 1, 2015

Effective April 1, 2015 any MD that previously practised in the UK for the NHS (National Health Service) will no longer be able to transfer their NHS pension out of the UK.  The repercussions are these:  at retirement the MD would have to pay income tax in the UK as well as pay their regular tax. […]

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2015 Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership

The 2015 Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership is taking place in Vancouver, April 24-25 at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre with 2 days of pre-conference PMI courses on April 22 – 23.   This year’s theme is “ Thriving in Complexity: Physicians Enabling Transformational Change “.  There are a number of Conference workshops, including the […]

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Reappointments 2015/2016

VCH Medical Staff will be receiving their 2015/2016 Reappointment package from their local Medical Affairs office. This package is mandatory for all members of the Medical, Dental and Allied staff to complete. An annual review is also required as part of Reappointment 2015/2016 and involves your Division or Department Head contacting you for a brief […]

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Alzheimer Update 2015

The Clinic for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders is inviting all Medical Staff to the 2015 Update on Alzheimer disease.  Their forum will feature some of the foremost experts on a wide variety of topics in Alzheimer disease and other dementias from basic mechanisms to current clinical research and therapy. Additional details about the upcoming form are found at: http://medicalstaff.vch.ca/event/alzheimer-update 

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Practice Ready Assessment – BC program

Health Match BC is currently accepting applications for the inaugural session of the Practice Ready Assessment – BC program. This pilot program is for internationally-educated physicians who have completed residencies in Family Medicine outside of Canada, and will provide participants with a pathway to licensure in BC. A three-year Return of Service period in a […]

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Provincial Practitioner Credentialing and Privileging (C&P) Project Update

Accomplishments Confirmed the project will roll out across BC beginning early 2015. The C&P system will be rolled out in three phases. We will provide further information in our next update. Completed the system design for phase one and standardized the C&P appointment and reappointment business processes. Confirmed all data to be moved into the […]

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