The Vancouver Acute/Vancouver Community (VA/VC) Medical Staff Planetary Health Committee works to educate, engage, and empower medical staff to become planetary health leaders in their professional lives with the goal of increasing awareness within their departments and affiliated institutions to lead rapid change in systems and processes. The committee will collaborate with relevant stakeholders to ensure a unified message and shared purpose of work.
It is a joint committee of the Vancouver Physician Staff Association and Vancouver Coastal Health and is guided by Regional Medical Director of Planetary Health Dr. Andrea MacNeill’s framework for sustainable health-care systems.
Click here for the committee's terms of reference.
Monthly commitment of one to two hours. Sessional funding provided.
Dr. Rashmi Chadha (chair)
Colin Chan, Regional Leader, Sustainable Clinical Services, VCH
Dr. Matthew Bennett
Dr. Fahreen Dossa
Dr. Kelly Lau
Dr. Harpinder Nagi
Dr. David Smith
Dr. Tyler Smith