February 15, 2019   | Posted in:

Office closed on Monday, February 18, 2019

The College will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019 for Family Day.

Business will resume at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

February 08, 2019   | Posted in:

Now online: College Connector Volume 7 | No. 1

January/February 2019 issue now available. Read it here.

February 07, 2019   | Posted in:

Website service update - February 9 and 10

The College website will be undergoing a scheduled service update from Saturday, February 9 to Sunday, February 10, 2019. Registrant login, online library services, and the physician directory will not be avaialble during this time. Additionally, the website will be offline intermittently. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

January 23, 2019   | Posted in:

Rajdeep Kaur Khakh receives suspended prison sentence for unlawful practice of medicine

On January 18, 2019, the BC Supreme Court ordered that Ms. Rajdeep Kaur Khakh serve a suspended sentence of 30 days in prison. This follows an admission by Ms. Khakh that she was in contempt of a March 22, 2018 consent order enjoining and prohibiting her from engaging in the practice of medicine. 

Read the full media release here. An updated backgrounder on this matter can be found here

January 21, 2019   | Posted in:

Hearing notification re: Dr. Gregory Lorne Phillips

The College will convene a hearing regarding Dr. Gregory Lorne Phillips​ on February 20, 2019.

The full hearing notification is available here.

January 16, 2019   | Posted in:

Launching this spring: FAST EVIDENCE

The College is pleased to annouce a new course to help registrants gain skills in locating credible and evidence-based medical information. The first Finding Answers: Systematic, Timely, Evidence-based (FAST EVIDENCE) course will take place on April 5, 2019 in Vancouver. This half-day, interactive workshop provides small group, hands-on learning facilitated by two College librarians in a computer-based setting. A follow-up reflective component helps integrate literature searching skills into everyday clinical work. 

FAST EVIDENCE was designed and produced by a program committee of family physicians, specialists, UBC CPD staff, and College librarians. Earn 16.5  Mainpro+ credit and 5.5  MOC Section 3 credit. Click here to register. 

January 15, 2019   | Posted in:

Consultation on Conflict of Interest practice standard now open

The College is currently seeking public and physician feedback on the revised Conflict of Interest practice standard. The consultation, which will include a brief survey, will be open from January 15 to 31, 2019.

The College will be emailing physicians with an invitation to participate in the survey.

Members of the public can provide their feedback by visiting the Consultation webpage.

If you have any questions about this consultation, please email communications@cpsbc.ca.

 

January 14, 2019   | Posted in:

Hearing notification re: Dr. Viem Chung Nguyen

The College will convene a hearing regarding Dr. Viem Chung Nguyen​ on February 12, 2019.

The full hearing notification is available here.

January 02, 2019   | Posted in:

College Bylaws updated

Schedule A and Schedule C of the College Bylaws have been updated.

December 21, 2018   | Posted in:

Holiday closures 2018

The College will be closed for the holiday season on the following dates:

  • Monday, December 24, 2018
  • Tuesday, December 25, 2018
  • Wednesday, December 26, 2018
  • Monday, December 31, 2018
  • Tuesday, January 1, 2019

The office will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

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