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Timothy C. Rowe, MBBS, FRCSC, FRCOG

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Dr Rowe is an associate professor at the University of British Columbia, former Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, and a former BCMJ Editorial Board member. He is a recognized expert in menopause and hormone therapy.

Editorials / May 2013

I learned to be a doctor in hospitals. For my generation, there was none of today’s going out into the community to see what it’s like—the patients came to us and our superiors told us what to do. So when I became a... Read More

Editorials / September 2012

In 1982 a group of clinicians and scientists in the UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology began offering in vitro fertilization services at UBC Hospital. IVF was in its infancy in North America, and no “made in... Read More

Editorials / December 2011

The late Steve Jobs was a visionary in many ways, and his ideas about how things should work made life more enjoyable for countless people. It is hard for his contemporaries to imagine what it would be like without... Read More

Editorials / November 2009

The venerable BCMJ has some company, and maybe some competition. I recently attended the launch of the UBC Medical Journal, a “student-run academic journal with a goal to en­gage students in dialogue in medicine.”... Read More

Editorials / March 2009

Well, another BCMJ cruise conference is approaching, and once again I’ve been conflicted. I’ll be going, but is it for selfless or for selfish reasons? Going on the Caribbean cruise in 2007 could have been... Read More

Editorials / May 2008

Flying used to be such an adventure, and people actually got dressed up if they were traveling by air. There was a mutual understanding among passengers and cabin crew that we were a favored few and warranted special... Read More

Editorials / April 2008

You may remember that some years ago there was talk of submerging BCMJ into the BCMA News to make a kind of BCMA Medical Post. Many of us, especially those on the BCMJ Editorial Board, were appalled, and said so in the... Read More