|Dr David Richardson|
Every year, Doctors of BC acknowledges the outstanding contributions of physicians, residents, and medical students around the province through the Doctors of BC Awards.
Committee Recognition Awards are given to members for their long service to Doctors of BC. Recipients will have served a minimum of 3 years on a single committee and no longer be active on any other Doctors of BC committees/governing bodies or actively applying for any Doctors of BC committee or governing body position. Among the recipients for 2022 was Dr David Richardson, who received the award for serving as Editor of the BC Medical Journal for 14 years (August 2008 to May 2022). To read Dr Richardson’s BCMJ editorials from his tenure as editor, visit https://bcmj.org/author/david-r-richardson-md.
Award recipients were recognized at the annual awards event held on 28 January 2023 at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel.
To download a PDF version of the awards booklet listing all 2022 recipients, click on the image below.
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