BC is facing a shortage of family doctors doing community-based family medicine. Outdated working conditions and poor supports mean new to practice family physicians are not replacing those who are retiring. The result is a growing number of British Columbians are without a family doctor.
- BC Family Doctors Executive Director Dr. Renee Fernandez spoke to CBC’s Stephen Quinn on The Early Edition on November 1st, 2021. | Listen to the segment here.
- Dr. Rita McCracken, a family physician and health researcher, also spoke to the CBC about B.C.’s family doctor shortage. | Listen to the segment here.
- Dr. Birinder Narang, a family physician and Global BC/CKNW medical contributor, spoke on the Jill Bennet Show about the factors contributing to physician exhaustion and burnout. | Listen to the segment here.