Rural Coordination Centre of BC2016-17 Year End Report
The people who make up our team are an amazing eclectic group who work hard at becoming more than the sum of our parts. These people are the lifeblood of what we do and the foundation of our ability to serve and support rural physicians to provide the best care they can to their patients and communities.

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Dr. Ray Markham, Executive Director, RCCbc

RCCbc Sector Reports – Accomplishments in 2016-17

Specific Populations

This sector addresses Aboriginal Initiatives, The CARE Course, the Enhanced Surgical Skills Network, the GP Anesthesia Network and the Rural Obstetrics Network.

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The Research, Evaluation and Quality Improvement (REQI) group undertakes REAP project progress and evaluation, literature reviews and background research on rural recruitment. The Rural Health Services Research Network of BC is part of this sector.

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Communiciations and Engagement

This sector discusses UBC Site Visit Program supports, Conference logistics, outreach to rural communities, and promotion of rural generalism.

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Recruitment and Retention

This sector oversees initiatives such as Physician Support Programs, the Practice Readiness Assessment BC program (PRA-BC). A summary of the REAP Annual Report is included in this sector.

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Models of Health Service Delivery

This sector summarizes initiatives involving Interprofessional Education, and Collaborative Practices involving teams, Big Data, and technology

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Education and Training

This sector summarizes the work of the GPA/Rural OB/ESS Collaborative, the Provincial Rural CPD Collaborative, and UBC Rural CPD. It also includes a report on the 2016 RECC Conference.

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Rural Doctors’ UBC Founding Chair in Rural Health

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