Editorial Board

Dave Richardson

D.R. Richardson, MD

Dr Richardson has been a general practitioner in Langley since 1992 and is on active staff at Langley Hospital.
Competing interests: None declared.


Jeevyn Chahal

J.K. Chahal, MD

Dr Chahal completed her BSc in pharmacology at UBC and her MD and CCFP at the University of Saskatchewan. Following graduation she moved back to Kamloops to run a busy solo family practice. Dr Chahal shares her home with three dogs, one cat, a baby girl, and her husband. She enjoys spending time with her and her husband’s amazing families and wonderful friends, tending to her hobby farm—which includes chickens—pursuing photography, running, and hiking.

Competing interests: None declared.


Dave Chapman

D.B. Chapman, MBChB

Dr Chapman is a full-service general practitioner in Langley, and a clinical instructor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of British Columbia. Dr Chapman has privileges in general practice and obstetrics at Langley Memorial Hospital, and sits on the board of directors of the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Dr Chapman is interested in “cradle to grave” family practice, obstetrics, and physicians' health. His extracurricular pursuits include reading, gardening, investing, traveling to sunny destinations, and spending time with family.

Competing interests: Dr Chapman is part-owner of a private diagnostic facility.

Brian Day

B. Day, MB

Dr Day is an orthopaedic surgeon and associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia (UBC/VGH).

Competing interests: Dr Day is the medical director of both the Cambie Surgery Centre (one of 49 shareholders), and the Specialist Referral Clinic (one of 18 shareholders).


D. Esler, MD

Dr Esler has practised emergency medicine in and around Vancouver since 1988. He is a clinical assistant professor in the UBC Department of Emergency Medicine and a medical reviewer for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC. His professional interests include health law, bioethics, risk management, and patient safety. He enjoys the company of animals and devotes his spare time to honing his skills as a jazz musician.

Competing interests: None declared


Tim Rowe

T.C. Rowe, MB

Dr Rowe's current practice is in ambulatory reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He is head of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of British Columbia, and is a member of staff at Vancouver General Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital. Dr Rowe also serves as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada.

Competing interests: None declared.


Y. Sin, MD

Dr Sin is currently a second-year family practice resident in the University of British Columbia Surrey–South Fraser Program. She completed her BSc (Pharm) and MD at UBC. She hopes to practise full-service family medicine. Dr Sin has interests in maternity care, refugee health, and elderly care. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, trying new cuisines, and doing yoga.

Competing interests: None declared.


Dr Cindy Verchere

C. Verchere, MD

Dr Verchere practises pediatric plastic surgery at BC Children’s Hospital, and is a clinical professor at the University of British Columbia. In addition to her affiliation with BC Children’s, Dr Verchere is a member of the consultative staff at Vancouver General Hospital (UBC).
Dr Verchere’s special medical interests include cleft lip and palate; brachial plexus injuries; pediatric burns; congenital hand, pediatric hand, and facial trauma; and pediatric microsurgery. In her free time Dr Verchere enjoys spending time with her family of boys, gardening, reading, stiltwalking, and sewing.

Competing interests: None declared.