BC Medical Association

BC Medical Association

January 16, 2007 20:00 ET

BC Medical Association: Media Advisory; University Clinical Faculty Association-Annual General Meeting

Holiday Inn, Vancouver Thursday, January 18th, 2007 at 6 pm

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 16, 2007) - The University (UBC) Clinical Faculty Association will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, January 18th, at 6:00 pm at the Holiday Inn at 711 West Broadway, Vancouver.


Dr. Penny Ballem, former Deputy Minister of Health, and currently a Clinical Professor in the Department of Hematology at UBC, will speak on Transparency, Accountability, and Faculty of Medicine Expansion: A View from Inside and Outside Government.

Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid, President of the BC Medical Association, will speak about the challenges and opportunities present with medical school expansion.

The UCFA is an autonomous association of medical clinical faculty in British Columbia, dedicated to excellence in clinical medicine, teaching, and research. The purpose of the association is to enhance the working environment of medical clinical faculty, and to support clinical faculty to provide the best care to their patients and the best teaching to students and Residents.

Contact Information

  • BC Medical Association
    Sharon Shore
    (604) 638-2832
    BC Medical Association
    Geraldine Vance
    (604) 638-2809 or Pager: (604) 306-1866
    Website: www.bcma.org