Get to know Eva Jackson
Q: What is your position at RCCbc?
A: Rural Programs Liaison.
Q: What does that mean?
A: My role co-reports to RCCbc and Vancouver Coastal Health. I provide physicians and communities access to the following resources: Rural Retention Program, Rural Emergency Enhancement Fund, Recruitment Incentive Fund, and Rural Continuing Medical Education (RCME) Community Program. My role functions as a liaison between the Ministry of Health, RCCbc, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, and other regional and provincial stakeholders.
Q: Describe RCCbc in three words.
A: Dedicated, compassionate, exciting.
Q: What motivated you to join RCCbc?
A: Being able to support and improve healthcare in rural and remote communities. I also get the pleasure of working with an enthusiastic team that shares similar goals and views.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love being able to make a difference by supporting the physicians in these rural areas. Being from Halifax, I’m constantly learning about the different communities in British Columbia through my work.
Q: What has been one of your proudest moments working at RCCbc?
A: Seeing the progress and growth of the RCME Community Program evolving in the Vancouver Coastal Health region and continuing to bring healthcare education to rural, remote and Indigenous communities.
Q: What do you like to do on your days off?
A: During the winter, I enjoy snowboarding at local ski resorts. During the spring and summer seasons, I enjoy gardening, barbecuing and hanging at the beach. But most of all, I enjoy spending time with my cat, Ronnie.
Q: What hashtags best describe your personality?
A: #Plants #AnimalLover #Vegetarian
Q: Where is your favourite place in British Columbia?
A: Mount Seymour in North Vancouver.
Q: What is the next item on your bucket list?
A: I’d love to return to India and travel through the northern regions!