New College Registrar

  NEW REGISTRAR The College of Podiatric Surgeons of British Columbia is pleased to announce that Louise Crowe, current Deputy Registrar of the College, assumed the role of Registrar on December 1, 2018. The previous registrar is retired after 5 years of service. Ms. Crowe brings years of experience in management level positions in professional regulatory bodies. Please join us in warmly welcoming Ms. Crowe in her new...

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New Surgical Safety Checklist

  SURGICAL SAFETY CHECKLIST On the recommendation of the Quality Assurance Committee, the Board at their November 17, 2018 meeting approved a Surgical Safety Checklist, to be used by any registrant when performing surgery on a patient. See this important patient safety tool here or on the practice standards...

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New Board Executive

  Sept. 30, 2018: The New Board Executive The newly installed Board took their seat at the close of the 2018 Annual General Meeting on September 30, 2018, and met to choose their Executive members for the next year. Appointed are Dr. Dana Alumbaugh DPM as Board Chair, and Mr. Ken Stewart as Vice...

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2018 Annual Report

  2018 Annual Report The College of Podiatric Surgeons of BC 2018 Annual Report is now available on this website. See the Annual Reports page or read the report here....

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Board Election Results

  BOARD ELECTION RESULTS The results of the 2018 Board election have been determined. Three registrants stood for the two open positions. Drs Hiedi Postowski and Julie Yee are elected. The Board sincerely thanks all three candidates for their interest in serving the College and the public.   The new Board term begins at the close of the 2018 College AGM. The 2018 AGM will be held on September 30, 2018, in Richmond, BC. See also the Current Election News...

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Orthotics Practice Standard

  Revised Practice Standard on Orthotic Devices On July 28, 2018 the Board approved a revised policy setting practice standards for Orthotic Devices. The revised standard incorporates the recent Board confirmation that certain orthotic-related tasks may not be delegated and a prohibition against permitting a potential conflict of interest from influencing a practitioner’s decision regarding the prescribing or sourcing of orthotic devices. See the Orthotic Devices...

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