April 18, 2018   | Posted in:

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Sean Liam Oscar Christopher Cambridge

Dr. Sean Liam Oscar Christopher Cambridge, a family physician, admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct.

The full notification is available here.

April 13, 2018   | Posted in:

Now available: the 2018 edition of Ferri’s Clinical Advisor

The 2018 online edition of Ferri’s Clinical Advisor is available to College registrants through the library’s online catalogue. Ferri’s Clinical Advisor provides up-to-date diagnostic and treatment information on more than 900 common medical conditions with quick guidance on diseases and disorders, differential diagnoses, medical algorithms, laboratory tests, and clinical practice guidelines. Explore this title, as well as over 600 ebooks on a variety of clinical subjects (anesthesia, family practice, psychiatry, surgery, and other subject area), in the College library.

April 06, 2018   | Posted in:

Now online: College Connector Volume 6 | No. 2

March/April issue now available. Read it here.

March 15, 2018   | Posted in: ,

College granted permanent injunction for unlawful practice of medicine

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC has been granted an order by the BC Supreme Court prohibiting Damy Tan (also known as Christina Sun) from providing, advertising or charging a fee for services related to mole removal so long as she remains a person who is not a registrant of the College. 

Read the full media release here

March 13, 2018   | Posted in:

College Bylaws Amendment: Sections 1-27, 3-4, 3-5(5), 7-1 and 8-1

Sections 1-27, 3-4, 3-5(5), 7-1 and 8-1 of the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act (HPA) has been amended and updated.

The new Bylaws are in effect March 13, 2018.

March 01, 2018   | Posted in:

Important notice regarding applications for registration during the spring and summer

Due to the high volume of applications expected from graduating residents over the next few months, the following timelines for registration and licensure are in place:
  1. A new applicant who requires registration and licensure for independent practice with an effective date of July 1, 2018 must submit their application prior to April 1, 2018
    Note: this does not apply to UBC graduating residents 
  2. Due to the availability of the documents required by the College, residents graduating from outside British Columbia can expect to have their licence issued on or after July 9, 2018
  3. Resident graduating from UBC will be receiving information regarding the registration process from UBC and the College directly. 
February 26, 2018   | Posted in:

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Lyn Melvina Killick

Dr. Lyn Melvina Killick, a psychiatrist, admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct.

The full notification is available here.

February 09, 2018   | Posted in:

Now online: College Connector Volume 6 | No. 1

January/February issue now available. Read it here.

February 06, 2018   | Posted in:

New Bylaws: Complaint Handling and Discipline

Part 4, Section A of the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act (HPA) has been amended and updated. The amended bylaw provides that the Discipline Committee panel who makes a finding under sections 39(1)(a) to (e) of the HPA will also determine penalty at a separate hearing.

The new Bylaws are in effect February 6, 2018.

February 05, 2018   | Posted in:

Website maintenance on February 5

Please be advised that the College website will be undergoing a scheduled service update on Monday, February 5, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. During this time, registrants will not be able to make updates to their profiles, or access renewal tasks. Access to the online physician directory and library may be intermittent.  

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