• Women’s Medical Staff Discussion Group

    Monday, 22 April 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    by zoom

    Topic:    Gender equity strategies: experiences in rheumatology

    Thenext Women’s Medical Staff Discussion Group will be held on Monday, April 22 6:00-7:00 pm. Please use this registrationlink . Dr. Mollie Carruthers will discuss gender pay gap in Rheumatologyand other advocacy and actions towards gender equity in health care. DoorDashwill be provided to attendees. The session is open to all VCH Medical StaffWomen. 

    The VCH Medical Staff Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee is supporting a women’s discussion group series. The group’s goals are to provide a venue for our women medical staff to connect and foster collegiality as well as to provide a venue for women medical staff colleagues to learn from each other on how to navigate shared challenges and spark new ideas and approaches. 

  • LGH MSA Appreciation Lunch

    Thursday, 25 April 2024 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
    Physician's Lounge

    Catering by the Terrace Cafe.

  • Self Compassion Wellness Retreat for Women

    Friday, 03 May 2024
    Sunshine Coast

    Join a community of female physicians looking to explore thepower of self-compassion in both their professional and personal lives. Facilitated by Dr Jenn Baxter, theretreat offers a nourishing balance of workshops and mind-body practices, alongwith unscheduled time to slow down and care for yourself, and to connect withfellow female physicians in the beautiful surroundings of the Sunshine Coast.      May 3-5, 2024


  • Asian Heritage Month: Together in Wellness, Health & Healing Across Asian Communities

    Tuesday, 07 May 2024 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Chinese Canadian Museum, 51 E Pender St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1S9, Canada

    Join us for a curated tour of the Chinese Canadian Museum, Taiko drumming, and an engaging conversation featuring personal stories from:

    • Dr. Rupi Brar – Regional Medical Director, VCH Regional Addiction Program
    • Jennifer Michiko Buck – Regional Director, Professional Practice
    • Lailani Tumaneng – Registered Nurse, Lions Gate Hospital
    • Dr. Maria Chung – Geriatric Medicine Specialist, Vancouver General Hospital
    • Moderator: Dr. Eliza Chan – Co-Chair, VCH Medical Staff EDI Committee​

    This event strives to encourage meaningful dialogue, promote cultural awareness and highlight the importance of inclusive health care practices that honour the rich cultural heritage of all Asian communities. Light refreshments will be served.

    Register here:   https://surveys.vch.ca/Survey.aspx?s=2e0172aa5cd7467ea44b0f229e17d551

  • MSA Appreciation Lunch

    Wednesday, 08 May 2024 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
    LGH Physician's Lounge

  • LGH MSA Appreciation Lunch

    Wednesday, 22 May 2024 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
    Physician's Lounge

  • MSA Appreciation Lunch

    Wednesday, 12 June 2024 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
    LGH Physician's Lounge

The following articles can be found under the Training and Education tab at the top of this page:

  • UBC CPD Skills Group
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  • Physician Quality Improvement Initiative
  • VCH Covid-19 Resources for Staff
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  • MD’s4Wellness, Well Doc Series
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  • 2SLGBTQIA+ Affinity Group
  • Physician Health Program – wellness supports for physicians and their families
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  • Physician Peer Support Program


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  • ICYMI: Indigenous Speaker Series
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  • Redevelopment Project Newsletter
  • Award Opportunity for Innovation in Workplace Wellness
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