radiologist

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


Professional/Medical

  • 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

Communications

  • 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)

Research

  • 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


Liver Imaging in Vancouver for Every Radiologist – The BCRS LIVER Course

Saturday, April 14, 2018
The Sutton Place Hotel, 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Registration now open – early rates apply!
Click here for more information or to register


BCRS Spring General Meeting

Saturday, April 14, 2018


2018 MSK MR and Ultrasound Imaging Course

March 3-5, 2018
Four Seasons, Whistler BC
Click here for more information or to register


Alberta Society of Radiologists 19th Annual CME Conference

April 20-22, 2018
Banff Springs Hotel, Banff AB
Click here for more information or to register


CAR, CRF and UBC Sauder Leadership Course:
Negotiations Strategies for Canadian Radiologists


April 24-25, 2018
Le Centre Sheraton, Montreal QC
Click here for more information or to register


CAR 2018– Artificial intelligence in Radiology

April 26-29, 2018
Le Centre Sheraton, Montreal QC
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SRQ The Cutting Edge*

June 7-9, 2018
Hotel Chateau-Laurier, Quebec City
*This event will be presented in English
Click here for more information or to register


 

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

Click here to meet the Executive Team

BECOME INVOLVED TODAY!

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
bcrs@bcrs.bc.ca
or click here to download the registration form

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