Dec 2020

2020 Accomplishments


December’s MSA Quarterly Meeting and Holiday Social celebrated us!

What 2020 Medical Staff accomplishments make you proud?  Submit here and we will add it to our list! >. 
Here are just a few of the amazing 2020 accomplishments & points of pride from PHC medical staff:

  • Awesome multidisciplinary teams!
  • Colleagues adjusting to changing information on the fly and coming together as a team.
  • The positivity, resilience and agility of Medical Staff to pivot to new ways of doing things.
  • Advocating for patients: involvement with national & international COVID Tasks Forces outside of PHC.
  • Despite being a Covid crisis, people felt at home having a team, and felt safe and secure in the environment.
  • Bouncing back from interruptions starting with CST followed by COVID.
  • Increased collaboration between the Medical Staff Association and Senior Leadership Team.
  • Powerful that med staff and organization can be on the same page and mutually influence each other.
  • New leadership, new programs and collaborations, interesting international work being done creatively using virtual tools.
  • St. Paul’s as the first in BC to have testing on site.
  • Providence leaders coming together to develop COVID guidelines.
  • Medical Staff took the adversity of COVID to lead the way.
  • Physicians at Providence are not just showing up for the work day: they are actually wanting to change the way care is provided, the patients’ experiences; they want to lead the way in medical education, research and innovation.
  • Changing the way neuromodulation programs at Providence provide care, and which have become the most diverse program across the country.
  • How our colleagues at Holy Family turned things around; changed the way care is provided at LTC homes and where outbreaks occur.
  • Even when COVID happened, physicians forged on to lead SuperCluster work, and there are now 50 probes around he province collecting data about patient care and outcomes.
  • 24 hour conversion of 8 ICU rooms to negative pressure, normally takes months!
  • Donations made by patients who were appreciative of the care they received at Providence (and in a position to do so) – a $150,000 donation from one.
  • The goodwill that health care workers have received; so much appreciation from people is keeping us going through these trying times.
  • People hanging in there:  supporting large families through tough time, balancing work and family.
  • So much amazing talent and interests on the medical staff to pursue during downtime: music, painting, cooking, travelling in our own backyard, our own province.
  • Discharge of a 99 year old COVID patient who is doing well!

 Submit additional accomplishments here >