Get to know Dr. Tracy Morton
Q: Where do you live?
A: Haida Gwaii, British Columbia (BC)
Q: What is your position at RCCbc?
A: I’m the medical co-Lead for Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS).
Q: What does that mean?
A: I support and promote the integration of use of bedside ultrasound throughout BC through the development of a Rural POCUS strategy and implementation plan.
Q: Describe RCCbc in three words.
A: Understanding, humility, warmth.
Q: What motivated you to join RCCbc?
A: For years, RCCbc has been a major force in stabilizing and supporting rural practitioners, including myself. I felt the need to give back and provide others with that same support.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Working in a rural enviornment can feel isolating. RCCbc gives me a sense of unity and connection with those of a similar mindset—a belief that rural healthcare can be as good (or better!) than in the urban environment.
Q: What has been one of your proudest moments working at RCCbc?
A: Taking part in the creation of the provincial Ultrasound Working Group.
Q: What hashtags best describe your personality?
A: #centred #solutionsfocus #analytic
Q: What do you like to do on your days off?
A: Hanging with kids, woodworking, Zwifting.
Q: Where is your favourite place in BC?
A: Mosquito Mountain, Haida Gwaii.
Q: What one thing might we be surprised to learn about you?
A: I used to speak and read Hindi.
Q: Pick one song that best describes you and why?
A: “Thank You for the Experience” by NVDES. This song speaks to my inner happiness.
Q: Who would you choose to play yourself in a movie and why?
A: Adrien Brody—I love him. And he has a big nose, too.