Photos from the BC College of Family Physicians public awareness campaign.
Breakfast Television Videos:
Dr. Yvette Lu is a family physician with a keen interest in narrative medicine and health promotion. She has been a medical expert on CityTV's Breakfast Television, The Weather Network, and CBC News Now, and a lecturer for the University of British Columbia Undergraduate Medical Program in Vancouver, BC, Canada. She frequently speaks to groups about the use of storytelling to improve health and well-being, and her research-based play on chronic illness has been highly acclaimed by both patients and health care workers.
Dr. Lu completed her medical training and residency at the University of British Columbia, with educational rotations across British Columbia, in Ontario, and at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. She was awarded a College of Family Physicians Resident Leadership award for her work as a Chief Resident and continues to work regularly with the College of Family Physicians to review educational content for family doctors.
Dr. Lu sees patients in her private practice in the Greater Vancouver area. She is currently not accepting new patients.
If you are looking for a family doctor, please see: How to find a family doctor in British Columbia
Dr. Lu on CityTV's Breakfast Television (each video approx 4 min):
Dr. Lu on The Weather Network (approx 1 min videos):
Dr. Lu on CBC NewsNow (approx 3 minutes):
Stories from the Closet: a play about living with chronic illness:
Articles in the Press:
If you live in British Columbia and need a family doctor, please visit the College of Physicians and Surgeons website, and follow these steps:
You can also try asking your family and friends to see if their doctors are taking on new patients, or ask at your local public health or primary care clinic for a referral to a local doctor who is taking new patients. For more information about what's being done to help British Columbians find family doctors, visit A GP for Me.
YVETTE LU ACTOR . FILMMAKER . DOCTOR