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.
There are so many ways that we communicate each day: Face to face (well, mask to mask!), over the phone, by text, through email. But how can we make those – and other – communications more personable, more effective, and… Continue Reading
From Doctors of BC: We’ve heard from many doctors who have questions surrounding government’s recent announcement for fast tracking vaccinations for patients considered clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV). What is required of doctors? How does the process work? Which group of… Continue Reading
A patient waiting to have the results of their echocardiogram read by a cardiologist hopes it will be done in a timely manner. Yet historically, cardiologists have had to be physically present in the Echo Lab in order to read… Continue Reading
It’s always great to get outside – so here’s a chance to connect with fellow physicians and get some exercise as well! Join the South Island Physicians Walking Group, meeting at various locations around our region the third Saturday of… 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
Bringing the Doctors’ Lounge to the comfort of your own home or office… Join our Co-Presidents, Dr. Fred Voon and Dr. Catherine Jenkins, for an informal Virtual Doctors’ Lounge get together! Our special guest will be announced soon (drumroll….) Order… Continue Reading