Get Involved

NMSES receives regular requests from the Health Authority and other Stakeholders to have physician participation in committees, working groups, projects, and evaluations. Below you will find a current listing of these opportunities along with time commitments and durations. Simply click on the opportunity title to access a description and other details as well as a contact link. If you are interested in participating in any of the opportunities listed below, or if you are aware of additional opportunities that are not listed please contact the NMSES office at bmarcy@nmses.ca.

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Current Involvement Opportunities

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February 15, 2019Physician Leadership Scholarship: IHI Finding and Creating Joy In Work Virtual Course (March 5, 2019)Dear Physicians, The Physician Leadership Scholarship program is now accepting applications for IHI’s virtual program: …
October 23, 2018Join the Nanaimo Oceanside Workplace Culture Committee (NOWCC)Overview: NOWCC is a collection of employees, physicians, and patient volunteers from Nanaimo Regional General …
August 23, 2018CMA sponsoring 25 physicians to attend International Conferences on Physician Health this OctoberAPPLY NOW! CMA sponsoring 25 physicians to attend International Conferences on Physician Health this October! …
May 10, 2018Physician Wellness CommitteePhysician Wellness is a topic of interest amongst many Divisions of Family Practice and MSAs …
February 23, 2018Physician Quality Improvement Training SessionJoin your physician colleagues in an introduction to Quality Improvement (QI) at Island Health. You …
December 20, 2017Human Factors Research Opportunity – Patient Clinical IndicatorsCerner’s Human Factors team is looking for research participants to participate in an online Research …
November 17, 2017Health Systems RedesignHealth System Redesign is co-funded by the Specialist Services Committee, Shared Care Committee, and General …
November 17, 2017Quality and Innovation Initiative (2012 and 2015)In the Fall of 2015, the Special Services Committee (SSC) approved a second round of …
November 17, 2017Physician Quality Improvement (PQI)In an effort to focus on developing a culture of engagement and continuous quality improvement …
November 15, 2017Physician Leadership Training ScholarshipCo-funded by Specialist Services Committee and the Shared Care Committee, this fund provides $10,000 per …
November 15, 2017Island Health Physician Website RedesignIsland Health is in the process of revamping their public physician website and are seeking …

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Join the Nanaimo Oceanside Workplace Culture Committee (NOWCC)

Overview: NOWCC is a collection of employees, physicians, and patient volunteers from Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH) and Nanaimo and Oceanside Communities that formed in June 2017. The NOWCC is accountable to the Nanaimo Oceanside Quality Council (NOQC). Purpose: To work towards the creation of a workplace culture that encourages […]

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CMA sponsoring 25 physicians to attend International Conferences on Physician Health this October

APPLY NOW! CMA sponsoring 25 physicians to attend International Conferences on Physician Health this October! The Canadian Medical Association is committed to supporting the health and wellness of Canada’s physicians. https://icph2018.com/ We understand physicians have to juggle many tasks: caring for patients, navigating a complex health care system, and meeting […]

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Physician Wellness Committee

Physician Wellness is a topic of interest amongst many Divisions of Family Practice and MSAs across the province. The MSA is planning to strike a committee to look at how we might improve Physician Wellness in our hospital and community, as well as to implement developed strategies. We are reaching […]

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Physician Quality Improvement Training Session

Join your physician colleagues in an introduction to Quality Improvement (QI) at Island Health. You will learn about the fundamentals of QI and find out about funding sources and additional resources available through the Physician Quality Improvement and other Specialist Services Committee initiatives. Three training dates and locations are provided […]

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Human Factors Research Opportunity – Patient Clinical Indicators

Cerner’s Human Factors team is looking for research participants to participate in an online Research activity related to Patient Clinical Indicators. If you are currently treating patients more than 10% of your time, we’d like to invite you to participate in this short study. Please copy the following link to […]

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Health Systems Redesign

Health System Redesign is co-funded by the Specialist Services Committee, Shared Care Committee, and General Practice Services Committees (collectively the Joint Clinical Committees of the Doctors of BC). Health System Redesign provides funding for Island Health to compensate physicians for their expertise and input into acute and community system redesign […]

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Quality and Innovation Initiative (2012 and 2015)

In the Fall of 2015, the Special Services Committee (SSC) approved a second round of one-time funding of up to $15 million to support physician-driven prototypes and quality improvement projects with the potential for broader health system impact. The funds have been awarded and SSC is now focusing on supporting […]

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Physician Quality Improvement (PQI)

In an effort to focus on developing a culture of engagement and continuous quality improvement amongst physicians, PQI offers funding via two separate avenues. 1) PQI Cohort: Annual, by application. 1 year contract starting September 1st. Funding provides compensation for physicians to undertake self-identified QI projects. PQI technical staff support […]

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Physician Leadership Training Scholarship

Co-funded by Specialist Services Committee and the Shared Care Committee, this fund provides $10,000 per physician annually to cover tuition and travel for successfully completed courses. These courses are not pre-approved and will still require an application for scholarship funding. For more information and a listing of popular courses attended […]

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Island Health Physician Website Redesign

Island Health is in the process of revamping their public physician website and are seeking physicians to provide feedback and/or participate in the planning of the redesign. To view the current Island Health Physician website, got to http://www.viha.ca/physicians/ . If this opportunity interests you and you would like to be […]

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