Farewell to Dr Susan Haigh

Dr Susan Haigh
Dr Susan Haigh

After 22 years Dr Susan Haigh is leaving the BCMJ Editorial Board. Susan joined the Board in 1994, marking the first year it had more than one female member. Susan represented multiple constituencies during her time on the Editorial Board, including female physicians, medical specialists, regional urban practitioners, and (of course) endocrinologists. In doing so she always produced practical, sensitive, and commonsense opinions, and her presence at Board meetings will be greatly missed. Susan spoke and wrote eloquently on behalf of patients and office support staff, showing the kind of person she is.

We wish her well as she heads toward retirement, and we are all grateful to her for her many contributions. Hopefully she will soon have time to make her long-planned trip to rediscover her African roots!
BCMJ Editorial Board

BCMJ Editorial Board. Farewell to Dr Susan Haigh. BCMJ, Vol. 58, No. 7, September, 2016, Page(s) 402 - News.

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