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Angus Rae, MB, FRCPC

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Dr Rae is a clinical professor emeritus of medicine at the University of British Columbia, retired head of nephrology at St. Paul’s Hospital, and a Founder Member, University Clinical Faculty Association/Section of Clinical Faculty. Now living in Victoria, Dr Rae continues to teach at UBC and is a frequent contributor to the BC Medical Journal.

Back Page / November 2015

Remembering the young pilots stationed at Biggin Hill Joe became our leader when his elder brother, Billy, shot down three Messerschmitts and crippled a Dornier during the Battle of Britain. Billy was 19 years old... Read More

Back Page / November 2014

I first heard George Santayana’s warning “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” while I was in high school during the Second World War. With June 2014 marking the 700th anniversary of the... Read More

Letters / May 2013

I want to thank the BCMA most sincerely for the time they have given to improving the relationship between clinical faculty and the Faculty of Medicine. A key factor in the process is the letter of intent (LOI) which,... Read More

Letters / December 2009

In 1998, 148 members of clinical faculty, those who provide over 60% of training for future doctors, formed the University Clinical Faculty Association (UCFA) to give a voice to these physicians who, unlike other groups... Read More

Letters / April 2009

It is no secret that the university Faculty of Medicine and clinical practitioners who are currently clinical faculty teachers/mentors do not always see eye to eye. What is the problem? Most of us enjoy and benefit... Read More

Letters / May 2006

The January/February 2006 issue of the BCMJ [48(1):14-15] contains a report by the BC Provincial Renal Agency (BCPRA), included in Pulsimeter, stating that as a result of the home hemodialysis program launched... Read More