The following is Dr. Elinda Ho's president's address at CCMSBC AGM/Gala 2014:
The COVID-19 pandemic was hard for everyone in 2020. We still remembered how our
members were actively donating their savings and PPEs to the medical frontline of Wuhan China
fighting against Coronavirus in the beginning of 2020; then we had our first wave of COVID-19
pandemic crisis across Canada starting in March 2020. We faced lockdowns and a vast majority
of our group activities were canceled, including our traditional Gala dinner and Chinese New
Year celebration events. Some of us may have experienced difficulties in our clinic practices. We
are still struggling with the second wave of hardship and the uncertainty of virus variants. The
COVID-19 pandemic is the most serious public health crisis we have ever experienced.
With such an unprecedented change in the way we live and work, we were pushed to be more
Dr Francis Chung Wai Ho, one of our CCMSBC Honorary Members, passed away peacefully in his home on February 5, 2021. Dr. Ho is a well-known physician, pioneer, leader, educator, and fund-raiser in our community. For 56 years, Dr.Ho practiced as a family physician in Vancouver office , and both Saint Paul's and Mount St Joseph Hospitals. In addition to the care of his patients, he was passionate about his community, volunteering at every level. He participated in, directed and hosted many health forums, both in person and through radio and television, educating audiences beyond his patients.
Dr. Ho’s passing is a huge loss for our Chinese Medical Community, but his professionalism, dedication and love will be remembered.
Dr. Charles Jiang
Please read Dr. Kendal Ho's letter below (Faculty of Medicine, UBC)
DATE: Thursday, January 28, 2021
TIME: 6 -7 pm, PST
This Group Learning program has been reviewed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and is awaiting final approval This program is supported in part by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.
Practical Resources in OAB - from Identifying Symptoms to Maximizing Success
Date: Time: 6:30 -7:30 pm, January 19th, 2021
Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 7:00 PM
Topic: Emerging Therapies in Cardiovascular Protection Beyond Current Standards of Care
Speaker: Dr. Siu Him Chan, MD FRCPC
Dr. Siu Him Chan completed his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine degrees at
the University of British Columbia. He then completed his Internal Medicine and
Cardiology training at UBC. He is certified by the Royal College of Physicians and
Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine and Cardiology.
Please see detailed invitation.