Practice Support

Through its ongoing work to attach patients to family doctors, the Vancouver Division of Family Practice noticed a growing demand for GPs who provide culturally sensitive care for transgender... read more

Keremeos family physicians recently tackled some workflow inefficiencies affecting practice operations and patient care, with amazing results.

They made efficient, practical changes... read more

In late 2015, Dr Jill Cunes, a family doctor in Golden, BC, was one of half a dozen GPs in her region who signed up for the Practice Support Program Child and Youth Mental Health module. As one of... read more

For Vancouver’s Dr Paul Wong, the Practice Support Program’s learning modules provide a key opportunity to keep his medical knowledge up-to-date.
“As family doctors,... read more

Drs Nigel Myers and Sheila Bowling of Village Medical Clinic in Fort Langley have used EMRs in their practice for about 10 years. They quickly learned that the technology could help them provide... read more

Sean Ebert hosts some of the most popular gatherings in Vanderhoof. Lately, the busy family doctor is even being stopped on the street by people wanting to know when his next gathering will be.... read more

Fort Langley family doctor Andre van Wyk has always tried to follow a proactive care model in his practice, but he recently made some... read more

Dr Daphne Tam has a busy Vancouver family practice that includes many patients whose first language is Mandarin or Cantonese. Tam is able to communicate with these patients in their native... read more

For some physicians, learning new skills to treat patients can be a game changer. That’s the case for Kelowna family physician Dr Jim Ketch. Learning how to more effectively treat patients with... read more

Talking about death is difficult, especially for physicians who need to discuss planning for the end with patients. Dr Marnie Jacobsen of... read more

If you have a pressing medical issue and can’t get in to see your family doctor, you’ll most likely go to a walk-in clinic or your nearest emergency room. One doctor in Powell River is taking... read more

In the past when patients presented with depression or other mental health concerns, I would try to determine the seriousness of their symptoms and uncover factors related to their mental state. I... read more