Recruitment & Retention Stakesholder Summit

The Physician Recruitment and Retention Stakeholder Summit was held in Richmond, BC on March 5, 2015.

Th​e ​summit marked the first time that key stakeholders – local, regional and provincial – gathered together to share information and exchange ideas on physician recruitment and retention.

The stakeholders' shared goals are to help remove recruitment barriers, better define the roles of each organization, and help shape future direction and planning.

Download the Physician Recruitment and Retention Stakeholder Summit summary report
 

Organizing committee

 

  • Dr Shelley Ross, General Practice Services Committee (co-chair)
  • Dr Bruce Hobson, Divisions of Family Practice (co-chair)
  • Dr Aaron Childs, Divisions of Family Practice (co-chair)
  • Dr Sandra Lee, Divisions of Family Practice (co-chair)
  • Doug Blackie, Ministry of Health
  • Dr  Bill Cavers, President, Doctors of BC
  • Dr John Hamilton, General Practice Services Committee
  • Dr Alan Ruddiman, Joint Standing Committee on Rural Health
  • Dr Sian Spacey, Transition Into Practice, Post Graduate Medical Education Office, UBC Faculty of Medicine
  • John Mabbott, Health Match BC
  • Dr Jack Burak, College of Physicians and Surgeons BC
  • Dr Tracy Monk, Society of General Practitioners
  • Jeff Malmgren, Doctors of BC

 

Presentations


Health Match BC 
John Mabbott, Executive Director & Margaret Kennedy, Senior Consultant

Department of Family Practice, UBC 
Dr Willa Henry, Program Director, Family Medicine

Faculty of Medicine, UBC 
Dr Sian Spacey, Faculty Lead, Post Graduate Medical Education Office

College of Physicians and Surgeons 
Dr A.J. Jack Burak, Deputy Registrar

Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues & Rural Family Physicians 
Dr Alan Ruddiman, Co-chair & John Mabbott, Executive Director, Health Match BC