This week, Dr Weichert was honoured to receive the 2014 Post-Graduate Teaching Award from the Department of Family Practice. “Thank-you to all our patients who allow medical trainees to be involved in their dermatology care. We are grateful to your co-operation as we provide dermatology exposure to a new generation of family doctors.”
Dermatologists are pleased to announce that tanning beds are now banned to teenagers under the age of 18 in British Columbia. There is a clear association with tanning bed use and skin cancer. BC now joins other provinces in this important preventative health initiative.