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September 4, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Office closed on Monday, September 7

The College will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020 for Labour Day.

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August 31, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

College Bylaws updated

Part 2, section 4-10, Part 6, Schedule “A” and Schedule “D” of the College Bylaws have been updated, effective August 31, 2020.

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August 31, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Amalgamation with the College of Podiatric Surgeons of British Columbia

On August 31, 2020, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (the College) amalgamated with the College of Podiatric Surgeons of British Columbia. The amalgamated colleges will continue under the name: College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.

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August 27, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Statement on the government steering committee’s recommendations on health profession regulation modernization

The government multi-party steering committee announced today its latest recommendations and next steps to modernize BC’s health profession regulation.

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August 25, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Notification of 2020 Annual General Meeting

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Friday, September 25, 2020 starting at 9 a.m. online.

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August 20, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Race and health equity reading list

College librarians have curated a list of resources discussing the interplay between race and health, including pragmatic and philosophical works.

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August 11, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Board appointment for newly amalgamated College

​The minister of health has appointed the Board for the newly amalgamated College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia and College of Podiatric Surgeons of British Columbia. The amalgamated colleges will continue under the name: College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.

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August 11, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Office closed at noon on Wednesday, August 12

The College will be closed tomorrow afternoon (August 12, 2020) starting at 12 p.m. We will resume business Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.

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August 6, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 8 | No. 4

July/August 2020 issue now available. Read it here.

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August 6, 2020  | Posted in: College News

Update to Maria Ezzati unlawful practice case

On August 5, 2020, Ms. Maria Ezzati appeared in BC Supreme Court and admitted to being in contempt of court by injecting people with Botox and dermal fillers, which violated an injunction prohibiting her from providing any service that may only be provided by a registrant of the College. Ms. Ezzati’s sentence hearing has been adjourned to a date yet to be determined. 

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