Vanderhoof doctor honoured

Doctor Nicole Ebert honoured with Rural Long Service Award at the 20th Annual Rural and Remote Medicine Course

Doctor Nicole Ebert honoured with Rural Long Service Award at the 20th Annual Rural and Remote Medicine Course, Dr. Nicole Ebert of Vanderhoof, BC was honoured by fellow rural doctors with an award for long and meritorious medical service to their community.

The Society of Rural Physicians of Canada (SRPC) hosts this annual event and this year it took place at Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistle BC.

Dr. Braam de Klerk, President of the SRPC, feels it is important to provide recognition for physicians who have done solid work in rural communities over the years.

This award recognizes the long standing contribution they have made to their community.

The criteria for the Rural Long Service Award is that the physician must have been a recipient of the Rural Service Award, must have worked in rural and remote Canada for 20 years and they must have been a member of the SRPC for at least 5 years.

The Society of Rural Physicians was established in 1992 and currently has more than 3000 members.

Over 700 students, residents, and physicians attended the Rural and Remote Conference in Whistler where the awards were announced.

 

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