HealthChoicesFirst.com Announces Appointment of Dr. Gurdeep Parhar to Medical Board
DATE January 27 : 2016 (VANCOUVER)
Dr. Gurdeep Parhar has joined the Medical Board of HealthChoicesFirst.com, a growing video-based, North American -wide directory of Medical and Allied care providers. HCF features Key Opinion Leaders sharing health and wellness solutions and patient education tools related to physician-directed care, prescription and non-prescription medications, surgical options and more.
Dr. Parhar will be working with Health Choices First in conjunction to develop programs and initiatives that involve HCF’s Medical Board. In addition, he will be focusing on developing HCF’s educational initiatives such as a counselling tool for high schools and universities, and working with physicians who can help create video for HCF in Chinese and Indian languages.
“We have built a wealth of consumer-friendly video and text content in French and English, and now we want to expand upon that,” says Jackson Sayers, CEO, HealthChoicesFirst.com. “Dr. Parhar will be key in helping us launch content in other languages, as well as working with us as we develop other new and important initiatives.”
Dr. Parhar is the Executive Associate Dean, Clinical Partnerships and Professionalism for UBC’s Faculty of Medicine. He was previously the Acting Associate Vice President of Equity and Inclusion for the University of British Columbia and Co-Acting Head and Associate Head of the UBC Department of Family Practice.
Dr. Parhar teaches extensively in the areas of impairment, disability, occupational medicine and the management of motor vehicle collision injuries at the Faculty of Medicine at UBC. He also created and teaches a course on Physical Aspects of Medical Disability at Simon Fraser University in a diploma program for case managers and disability managers.
HealthChoicesFirst.com is a national health and wellness directory that connects consumers with providers such as physicians, dentists and physiotherapists based on their geographic location, and features over 1,500 solution-based videos and articles.
With resources on topics such as diabetes, nutrition, fitness, prenatal and postnatal health, sexual health and sports injuries, HealthChoicesFirst.com is the largest provider of video content of its kind in North America. HealthChoicesFirst is backed by a number of qualified and experienced partners, and continues to expand its medical and corporate governance boards across the country. Visit HealthChoicesFirst.com for more information on the medical and corporate governance board members.