December 1, 2019

President’s Bulletin, December 2019

The rise of virtual care The topic of virtual care, also referred to as telemedicine, has emerged in fits and starts over the past decade. Virtual […]
May 1, 2019

President’s Bulletin, May 2019

The Work of Specialists of BC Continues… Thank you for the opportunity to serve as President of Specialists of BC. I am a pediatric rheumatologist practicing […]
March 1, 2019

President’s Bulletin, March 2019

Physician Master Agreement drafted As you know, Paul Straszak, the Doctors of BC chief negotiator, has drafted a tentative Physician Master Agreement with the government. He […]
February 1, 2019

President’s Bulletin, February 2019

Specialist’s Symposium a Success The first ever Specialists’ Symposium was held on January 18 and 19, 2019, presented jointly by Specialists of BC and the Specialist […]
June 15, 2018

President’s Bulletin, June 2018

What is extra billing? The government of BC has decided to enforce legislation that bans extra billing. What does that edict mean? The federal and provincial […]
April 15, 2018

President’s Bulletin, April 2018

Who will be leading the Doctors of BC next year? There is an election being held NOW for this year’s President-Elect of the Doctors of BC. […]
October 15, 2017

Specialist Bulletin, October 2017

What will the new Representative Assembly talk about? The Doctors of BC new governance structure has come into effect. On September 15, 2017, the Doctors of […]
July 15, 2017

Presidents Bulletin, July 2017

Representation in the new Representative Assembly As you know, the Doctors of BC will have a new governance structure September 14, 2017. This new structure will […]
May 15, 2017

Specialist Bulletin, May 2017

SSC Fee Codes – fixed budgets and constructive fee codes The Specialist Services Committee (SSC) is allocated a fixed budget, some of which was used to […]