BC Medical Association

BC Medical Association

April 30, 2013 14:42 ET

Media Advisory; BCMA's Province-Wide Kickoff Event: Walk With Your Doc Vancouver

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 30, 2013) - On Saturday, May 4 the BC Medical Association will be holding its province wide kickoff event for Walk with your Doc. Respected physician and media personality Dr Art Hister will emcee the event, well-known local physician and columnist Dr Davidicus Wong will be walking, and BCMA president Dr Shelley Ross will say a few words.

Taking place at Kitsilano Beach Walk with your Doc brings together Vancouver walkers and doctors on a 2 km walk. Walk with your Doc provides a great opportunity for doctors to connect with a group of patients, to walk side by side, discuss the health benefits that walking provides, and demonstrate their commitment of supporting patients to lead a healthy lifestyle. This event shows that people of all ages, no matter their ability, can stay active by walking.

Please visit the Walk with your Doc website at: www.walkwithyourdoc.ca

Location: Kitsilano Beach - Corner of Yew St. and Cornwall Ave.

Date: Saturday, May 4th

Media Availability: 9:30am

Walk: 10:00am

Contact Information

  • BC Medical Association
    Sharon Shore
    Senior Manager, Communications and Media Relations
    604-306-1866 (pager)