Welcome to the South Island MSA! We support and advocate for medical professionals at Royal Jubilee Hospital and Victoria General Hospital. We hope this site will be your reference for local events and resources, and will help you connect with colleagues and your MSA.
Patients with bladder and pelvic floor issues often require specialized testing and multidisciplinary care involving a variety of providers, including gynecologists, urologists, family physicians, nurses, and physiotherapists. However, the provision of these services can be disjointed and the wait times… Continue Reading
Dr. Jody Anderson has let us know that Dr. Maurice Saunders will be retiring at the end of February. As a longstanding palliative care physician, as well as a family physician who has worked in many long term care facilities,… Continue Reading
According to a recent report by the Canadian Medical Association entitled “Addressing Gender Diversity in Canada’s Medical Profession”, Canada’s female physicians continue to face disproportionate discrimination in pay equity, harassment, and leadership. Though 54% of physicians in Canada are female,… Continue Reading
Bringing the Doctors’ Lounge to the comfort of your own home or office… Join our new Co-Presidents, Dr. Fred Voon and Dr. Catherine Jenkins, for an informal Virtual Doctors’ Lounge get together! This month’s guest will be Dr. Ben Williams.… Continue Reading
For Family Physicians, Internists, Sub-specialists, Hospitalists and Emergency Room Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses. ACCREDITATION STATEMENT: This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the British Columbia Chapter for up to… Continue Reading
Take an hour for yourself to slow down, reconnect, and restore. Join physician colleagues and a skillful facilitator for an hour of mindfulness practice. Interested in joining? Please email us for the link by 5 pm on the day of the session.… Continue Reading