Douglas Courtemanche


Dr. Douglas Courtemanche is a plastic surgeon with an interest in cleft and craniofacial surgery. He is a Clinical Professor of Surgery at UBC and works at Vancouver General Hospital and BC Children’s Hospital, where he is the Director of the Vascular Anomalies Clinic at BC Children’s Hospital. He is a member of Doctors for Planetary Health – West Coast, working for social and environmental justice and challenging colonial structures to make the necessary changes in the face of the global climate emergency.

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by Douglas Courtemanche

Royal College’s deal with RBC an ethical lapse

The Royal College of Surgeons of Canada has long received large donations from Canada's biggest bank, RBC. But RBC is also the number one world financier of fossil fuels. One plastic surgeon reflects on the ethics of this relationship.

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