Rural and Remote Leadership – The Good, The Bad and the other stuff
September 24, 2020 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Being a health care leader has challenges and opportunities but being a health care leader in rural and remote settings can add a layer of complexity. Hear about these unique challenges and opportunities from two leaders working in rural and remote BC.
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Dr. Becky Temple
Dr. Temple is a mother of three and has been a rural family physician and Medical Leader for more than 30 years. She has led local, regional and provincial initiatives most recently as Provincial Medical Lead of BC Medical Quality Initiative – Medical Staff Privileging Dictionary Review. She helped to establish the UBC Distributed Medical Program initiatives including most recently Integrated Clerkships and is past president of the Canadian Society of Physician Leaders.
Greg Marr, Regional Director, Medical Affairs, Northern Health
Greg Marr and his wife Jen are the proud parents of 4 kids and live in Prince George, BC. He grew up in a rural community on Vancouver Island, worked in various health care roles including leadership positions at the Ministry of Health, but eventually made his way North where he has worked as a Rural Health Care Leader for the last several years, most recently as Regional Director, Medical Affairs for Northern Health. He is a Certified Health Executive (CHE) with the CCHL and holds a Master's in Health Administration from UBC, and a Bachelor's in Biology and Psychology with an Honours in Neuroscience from UVic. He enjoys the many benefits that rural living offers and looks forward to sharing some stories and lessons learned.
Maintenance of Certification
Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 1.25 Category I credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.