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Statement on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

On the third annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, employees and board and committee members at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC are remembering and honouring the victims and survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities.
September 29, 2023

Notification of bylaw amendments: physician assistants

The Ministry of Health has asked that the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC advance a licensing and regulatory framework for appropriately qualified physician assistants to work under the delegation and supervision of physicians in emergency department settings in BC.
September 27, 2023

Webinar recording: Registration and licensure updates

Over the last year, the College has continued to see an increased volume of questions from registrants related to its registration and licensing processes, especially regarding new classes and pathways to licensure. To provide an update and answer questions, the College hosted a webinar on Friday

September 25, 2023

Notification of Bylaw Amendments: Registration Sections 1 and 2

On July 7, 2023, the College posted the proposed amended bylaws on its website giving registrants and other interested parties the opportunity to review and comment. The feedback received during the consultation period was constructive, leading to further changes and clarification, summarized below.
August 11, 2023

College leadership announcement

College registrar and CEO, Dr. Heidi M. Oetter, has announced her retirement at the end of this year. The Board is pleased to announce her successor, Dr. Patrick David Rowe.
June 27, 2023