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.
Dr. Jeff Bishop has been recognized by the UBC Residents with the 2020-21 Off-Service Teaching Award – Congratulations, Jeff! Jeff has been a key member of the team developing a toxidrome protocol for agitated youth, and is now leading some… Continue Reading
A warm congratulations to Dr. Matt Carere for being named as the recipient of the 2020-21 Emergency Medicine Teaching Award from the UBC Victoria Residents! In addition to being an inspiring teacher and all-round fantastic colleague, Matt has been an… Continue Reading
As we move towards the summer, we wanted to refresh your self-care toolkit with some updated resources: Read: Reasons to Be Cheerful BCCH Centre for Mindfulness CMA Physician Wellness Hub Mindfulness Resources from BC Art of Living Mindfully Watch: Mindfulness,… Continue Reading
Join Dr. Anne Nguyen for some time on the water this summer! BYO Paddleboard, paddle, and PFD. Location will be announced the day before the session, with Willows Beach and Thetis Lake as the options, depending on conditions. Registration is… 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
Our Physician Wellness and Social Committee meets every second month to ensure the well-being of our membership. The Committee is responsible for a broad range of topics, including annual events (Family BBQ, Skating Party, Welcome and Thank You recognition evening),… Continue Reading