Physicians rallying for climate action

Over the summer, between wildfires, flooding and the heat dome, we have seen first hand how our health is tied to that of our environment. The evidence around climate change and its ramification is clearer than ever – as a result, in September, over 230 medical journals, including the NEJM, the Lancet, and the CMAJ published a joint editorial calling for…

Dr. MacNeill on CBC Radio North by Northwest

I’ve been in this space now for a decade, and for approximately the first eight years, the reception to this message was the same … I was still having to really explicitly make the connection between climate change and health …. Over the past two years and in particular throughout the pandemic, public awareness around climate change as a health…

Surgical oncologist to spearhead a shift towards more reusable and recyclable medical equipment

“We have a moral imperative to first do no harm. And that includes to the rest of the population who’s not currently a patient, but who is potentially being adversely affected by the implications of the care we’re delivering right now.” Dr. Andrea MacNeill, Surgical Oncologist at Vancouver General Hospital Congratulations to our very own Dr. Andrea MacNeill for her…