Dr Shelley Ross, GPSC co-chair and Burnaby Division member, has received the 2017 Physician of the Year Award from the Burnaby Hospital Foundation. Each year this award is given to a physician who has demonstrated community leadership and hospital support through philanthropy and personal influence.
The award is one of four Philanthropy Awards the Foundation presents to individuals and corporate citizens whose outstanding commitment to health care excellence inspires others to engage with the foundation and builds awareness about patient care needs at Burnaby Hospital.
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC has announced changes to its physician search directory—specifically, removing the feature that allows family physicians to identify themselves as accepting new patients. >
In response to physician input, the GPSC has introduced incentive fee changes to support the goal of expanding and enhancing team-based care. >