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Virtual Neuroimaging: Part 1 – CT Angiography of the Head & Neck

November 7, 2020 from 0800 hrs to 1200 hrs

The BCRS is pleased to bring you a virtual continuing professional development event on Neuroimaging. This educational webinar will focus on CT angiography of the head and neck and will including a review of the newly implemented Multiphase CTA Hot Stroke Protocol as well as other updates on imaging for stroke, intervention and related neuroimaging including a clinical presentation on the neurologist’s perspective.

Target Audience – Radiologists, radiology residents, Radiology and/or neuroradiology Fellows

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President’s Letters

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April 14, 2020

It doesn’t seem that long ago that the state of emergency was announced in BC on March 17th. Our professional and personal lives have changed significantly in this short period. Having just finished a teleconference with the other provincial heads across the country, it was a little comforting that we are not alone. Read more…

April 3, 2020

This is a difficult update for me to write as the immediate crisis with COVID-19 has caused tremendous shifts and changes in all radiologists’ practices throughout this province including both hospital and community clinics.  Read more…

UBC Faculty of Medicine Radiology Department Grand Rounds

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COVID-19 Best Practices

SARS-CoV-2 Imaging AI and How to Assess Medical AI Research: Presented by Dr. William Parker, UBC Radiology Resident – April 29, 2020. Watch video.

Plagues: Then and Now: Presented by Dr. Dan Kalla, Head, Emergency Dept, St Paul’s Hospital, Director of Acute Care Services, Providence Health Care, and Clinical Associate Professor, UBC – April 22, 2020. Watch video.

Radiology Mass Casualty Planning: Applying MCI Principles to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Presented by Dr. Siobhan O’Neill, Emergency/Trauma & Chest radiologist, VGH/UBCH – April 15, 2020. Watch video.

Changes in IR Workflow due to COVID-19: Presented by Dr. Stephen Ho, Clinical Professor, UBC Radiology – April 8, 2020. Watch video.

Anxiety, Uncertainty, Exhaustion & Grief: Strategies for COPING with COVID-19: Presented by Dr. Theresa Newlove, Head of Psychology & Clinical Psychologist, Medical Psychology, BCCWH & Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children – April 1, 2020. Watch video

COVID-19: Presented by Dr. Deborah Money, Professor at UBC OBGYN and School of Public Health & Executive Vice Dean, UBC FoM & Dr. Jonathon Leipsic, Professor of Radiology and Cardiology UBC. Watch video…

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Health Authority COVID-19 Guidance for Physicians

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Links to Health Authority pages for Health Professionals and other medical staff

Fraser Health Authority Information for employees of Fraser Health

Interior Health Authority Health Care Professionals

Northern Health Authority Daily Medical Staff Updates

Provincial Health. Services Authority Resources for Health Professionals

Vancouver Coastal Health For Health Professionals – Physician’s updates

Vancouver Island Health Authority Medical Staff Coronavirus Updates

BCRS Supports Gender Equality

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CARJ “Diversity in Canadian Radiology: Success Requires Leadership Commitment” by Charlotte J. Yong-Hing, MD FRCPC and Michael N. Patlas, MD, FRCPC, FASER, FCAR, FSAR.  Read more…

After years of noticing a concerning gender gap in her field of medicine, BC Cancer radiologist Dr Charlotte Yong-Hing is spearheading a project to influence more women to apply to the specialty. Canadian Radiology Women utilizes  social medial to help spread the word. Read more…

To read more about gender diversity and inclusion, visit the ACR Diversity page.