The Executive Council of the BCRS performs many vital functions for all BC radiologists. We represent radiologists at negotiation and arbitration tables. We see to it that the voice of radiology is heard at the Society of Specialist Physicians and Surgeons meetings. We make fee allocations, submit new fee items, and liaise with MSP. We attempt to expand the role of community imaging clinics to ensure they remain viable. We take concerns and initiatives to the appropriate government bodies. We have a great impact on radiology in BC.

If you are a radiologist in BC, we represent your interests and we have materially benefited you in the recent past. If you are a member, thank you! If you are not, make this the year you join the BCRS and get involved in your future. We need your support in our ongoing efforts on your behalf. You can surely add to what we do.

Benefits of membership

Stakeholder Relations

  • Professional associations – ASR, OAR, CAR
  • College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC
  • Ministry of Health Services, PIC
  • Allied Health Associations – BCAMRT
  • Educational Programs – BCIT, UBC
  • Industry


  • Advice on allocation and billing clarifications
  • New Fee Codes or Amendments to existing Fee Codes
  • Guidelines and Protocols

Advocacy/Government Relations

  • Protection of professional and economics interests

Member Dedicated Office and Staff

  • One of only a handful of specialist associations with a dedicated staff and toll-free phone line for prompt response to member requests
  • Qualified staff to represent members at stakeholder meetings
  • Producing reports, surveys and analyses

Public Relations

  • Raising public awareness and BCRS profile
  • Advancing the interests of Radiology in BC

Crisis & Issue Management

  • Managing crisis and issues at the provincial, issue and group level


  • Quarterly newsletters
  • Web site access (new and improved! Coming soon)
  • Regular email updates on political and medical/clinic issues, conferences
  • Providing information for residents/fellows (new program starting in June)


  • Online surveys, ie. demographics, CME needs assessment
  • Interprovincial Fee Comparisons
  • Digital Imaging readiness and RFI Transition to Digital for Community Imaging Clinics

BCRS Meetings

  • Three meetings per year - Winter, Spring and Fall (AGM)
  • Continuing Medical Education sessions (accredited)
  • Opportunity to meet Executive Council and exercise your membership rights

Upcoming Events

UBC Department of Radiology Grand Rounds

Click here for schedule & sites
Download Grand Rounds Assessment Form
Previous Grand Rounds online

Pediatric Imaging Update: Pearls and Perils for the General Radiologist

Saturday, November 3, 2018
8:00am – 4:30pm
Vancouver, BC – The Sutton Place Hotel
Early registration rates apply until August 31st
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BC Radiological Society AGM

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - Dinner meeting
Vancouver, BC – The Sutton Place Hotel
RSVP here

SHOW 2019 – Symposium on Hepatic Oncology in Whistler

January 31 to February 1, 2019
Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, BC
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UBC Department of Radiology MSK MR and Ultrasound Imaging Course

March 16 to 19, 2019
Four Seasons Whistler Canada, Whistler, BC
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BCRS Prostate MRI Education Day

Saturday, April 27, 2019 – 0800h to 1700h
Vancouver, BC – Location TBA
RSVP here

BC Radiological Society General Meeting

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - Luncheon meeting
Vancouver, BC – Location TBA
RSVP here


Meet the Executive Team of BCRS
Alison Harris
Dr. Alison Harris,
BCRS President

Click here to meet the Executive Team


Please contact our office to find out more about joining the BCRS.
1.877.465.2277 BC Toll-free
T 250.377.4088
F 250.377.4028
or click here to download the registration form