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Anne I. Clarke, MD

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Dr Clarke practises emergency medicine at Peace Arch Hospital and has an administrative role as a medical director for the Fraser Health Authority. She enjoys the myriad outdoor activities available in British Columbia.

Editorials / April 2017

By the time this April issue is published, the February BCMJ cruise-and-learn to the Baja peninsula will be long past. Unfortunately, the vestiges of extra pounds put on while enjoying the marvelous food,... Read More

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Editorials / October 2016

There are pros and cons to being part of a small community when you are a physician. Some days it seems that everyone knows who you are and what you are like, and other days you are a total stranger—when you see someone... Read More

Editorials / March 2015

It is always busy this time of year, really busy, in the ER. When I came on shift recently the lineup of charts waiting to be picked up was almost falling off the desk. To be expected, I thought. “We divided the... Read More

Editorials / December 2014

A set of negative and often unfair beliefs that a society or group of people have about something. A mark of shame. (noun) Even the word has an unpleasant ring to it. I think methadone therapy is associated... Read More

Editorials / July/August 2013

It’s a well-known fact about the practice of medicine that things are more likely to go awry when you are caring for someone you know, particularly a colleague. The practice of medicine is challenging enough, but throw... Read More