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CRW Virtual Cocktail Hour

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The first Canadian Radiology Women Cocktail Hour is happening!

Save the Date – October 9, 2020 from 6pm to 7pm (Pacific)

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Thank you for signing up to attend our first CRW Cocktail Hour via Zoom! We are hoping this is an effective way for members to touch base since we’re unable to arrange in-person meet-ups this year. This is meant to be very informal so please feel free to have children running in the background and to tune in with your comfiest clothes.

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President’s Letters

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October 6, 2020

It is indeed interesting times as we head to a snap election in BC on October 24th amongst another expected COVID-19 surge, while in medical imaging we are still attempting to get caught from the first wave. Well, that is just to get back to the pre-COVID wait lists. Read more…

July 11, 2020

With COVID settling down a little, Alberta’s UPC government is ramping up its actions to force change onto the province’s doctors; all doctors.  You will recall that Alberta radiologists were targeted in February, ahead of this more encompassing, recent move.  The Doctors of Alberta are responding. Read more…

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