As the future of medicine, resident doctors have a vested interest in the health care system, and have valuable input on healthcare in BC. Here are some highlighted stories from 2013.
Dr. Julianna Caon – Medical Press
Dr. Caon was quoted in the Medical Xpress article “Bootcamp targets gap in radiation oncologist training“, published in November of 2013 regarding her involvement in the bootcamp on contouring skills in relation to laryngeal cancer.
UBC Medical Journal
Drs. Jess Paul and Andrew Kwasnica – UBC Medicine Vol 9 No 2 (Fall 2013)
As part of UBC’s feature in the Fall 2013 edition on residency outside of Vancouver, Dr. Paul and Dr. Kwasnica discuss their reasons for choosing residencies in New Westminster and Victoria respectively.
Drs. Colwill & Uh – UBC Medicine News
Dr. Mitchell Uh and Ann Marie Colwill were quoted in an article highlighting Dr. Shojania’s Friday afternoon exercise class for all of his residents. Read the article here.
Dr. Sina Alipour – New Westminster Record
As part of a special series on Royal Columbian Hospital, Dr. Sina Alipour completed a Q and A session with reporter Marelle Reid on his role as a chief at RCH. Read their interview here.
Drs. Aneja and Walter – UBC Medicine News
Dr. Kirti Aneja and Suzanne Walter were profile in an article on UBC News about the different paths IMGs take to accessing training in BC. Read the full article here.
Dr. Cam Grose – UBC Medicine Vol 9 No 1 (Spring 2013)
As part of UBC’s Spring 2013 feature on training in Haida Gwaii, Dr. Cam Grose discusses his experience training there as a second year Family Medicine Resident.
Dr. Andrew Neitzel – CBC News
Dr. Neitzel was part of a team that saved a man bitten by a venomous snake in Costa Rica and flew home before receiving treatment. Read about the amazing story here.