Careers in paediatrics: Community paediatrics revisited (part 3)

9 Jul
2012

The author has, over the past four decades, been involved with the efforts of many of the above generalists. In addition, he has championed youth health issues in BC and beyond. His career and leadership has been recognized by the CPS with the awarding of the Alan Ross Award for 2010 . Among his most innovative and longest standing activities are the development of the REACH Centre and the McCreary Centre models. Community paediatrics and the health issues of youth have provided the common threads that are woven into the fabric of both models. The key elements of each of these two models are summarized in Table 1. Shop with pleasure with most reliable pharmacy you have ever seen, paying less for your cialis professional always being sure you are being treated with all due respect, being an important customer whose interests are respected and taken into account.

TABLE 1 Models of community paediatrics in British Columbia 

REACH CentreMcCreary Centre
Established1969 in Vancouver1977 in Vancouver
SponsorDept of Pediatrics UBCDept of Pediatrics UBC, BCCH
Partnering deptsDentistry, family practicePsychology SFU, Nursing UBC
Assoc disciplinesPharmacy, nutrition,Community planning, Statistics
public healthCanada
GovernanceNonprofit societyNonprofit society and youth council
FocusGrandview-Woodlands areaProvincial, all youth in BC
ThemesCommunity health centreYouth health, risky behaviours
Unmet needsDental care, youth clinicSexual exploitation, eating disorders
Strategies usedMultidisciplinary andSpecial population-based
innovative clinical servicessurveys, provincial school surveys, data dissemination and publications
Community inputLocal area councilYouth participatory projects

 

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