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.
When a patient is seen in the emergency room, it is crucial that important medical information be communicated from the ER to their family physician in a timely and accurate fashion. Yet historically, emergency room physicians have relied on a… Continue Reading
Many thanks to Dr. Malcolm Orr, who provided this wonderful story of generosity and hope. In this time of COVID it is reassuring to hear some good news that has happened despite the pandemic. I would like to thank the… Continue Reading
Before any elective surgery, physicians try to prepare patients and reduce complication rates by stabilizing any known medical issues. Growing research also points to the value of considering other health indicators, such as mental health, substance use, chronic pain, nutrition,… Continue Reading
This is a free virtual summit offering a wide range of speakers and experiences. Learn how mindfulness and compassion practices can support patient care, personal well-being, and an inclusive healthcare system. To register and for more information, visit https://www.mindful.org/healthcaresummit/
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
We’re pleased to present our second in a series of workshops on Narrative Medicine, this time with a focus on clinical application. No previous experience necessary! A follow up to our initial session, this will be co-facilitated by Dr. Sarah… Continue Reading