Author profile

David R. Richardson, MD

hide first letter

Dr David Richardson joined the BCMJ Editorial Board in 2006, and was editor of the journal from August 2008 to May 2022. Dr Richardson has been a general practitioner in Langley since 1992 and is on active staff at Langley Hospital. His extracurricular activities include soccer, mountain biking, and competing as a triathlete.

Editorials / November 2009

(Man in loose pants, decorated in gold chains, cap on backwards, wife-beater T-shirt, baggy jeans with underwear sticking out enters stage left, extends arms with palms turned out and elbows bent, enters.) “Woooord.... Read More

Editorials / October 2009

"A good editor’s job is to be a fly in the readers’ nose and make them sneeze.” I heard this quote at a recent conference of scientific editors I attended. The speaker was talking about editors having the courage to... Read More

Book cover for Direct Red
News / July/August 2009

by Gabriel Weston Direct Red. By Gabriel Weston, MD. Mississau­ga, ON: Random House of Canada, 2009. ISBN 978-0-385-66580-3. Hardcov­er, 181 pages. $29.95. In Direct Red, Dr Gabriel Weston shares her... Read More

Editorials / July/August 2009

I love boobies, I really do. As I am writing this I have recently re­turned from the BCMJ’s Galapagos CME cruise and I have to say that the blue-footed boobie is one of my favorite birds. During mating season the male... Read More

Editorials / May 2009

As I write this Barack Obama has recently been elected pres­ident of the United States. I have never witnessed such excitement and expectation surrounding a new president during my adult lifetime. His inauguration... Read More

Editorials / April 2009

“Hey doc, how much omega-3 should I take?” Is it just me, or do the rest of you know everything about vitamins and alternative remedies? Everyone, including some physicians, seems to jump on the bandwagon and encourage... Read More

Editorials / March 2009

I recently attended a conference in Toronto that got me thinking about medical conferences in general. Like, why do we attend? Education? To enhance travel plans? To mix with colleagues? Or just to get away from the... Read More