People First award winner: Dr. Faisal Khosa

We’re thrilled to profile Dr. Faisal Khosa. Dr. Khosa won the Award of Merit in the category of leadership excellence in this year’s People First Awards.

Here’s what his colleagues say about him:

“Dr. Khosa is a dream maker. He has helped many junior staff reach their full potential. He takes time to resolve problems and answer questions. He teaches his students in a manner that inspires them to learn more and to participate in research. Dr. Khosa embodies all the values of a top trained radiologist. He is an excellent mentor and an inspiration to us all.”

Congrats, Dr. Khosa for the amazing work you do every day, and for being an inspiration to your colleagues!


Job Title


How long have you worked at VCH?
2 years

Tell us what you do at VCH in one or two sentences:
Provide imaging coverage to acutely unwell patients as part of a 24/7/365 service team. Mentor students across Canada, and research to improve healthcare in Canada.

What’s your favourite thing about your work?
Every day is full of cherished moments i.e. attitude of gratitude, exceeding expectations, bringing out the best in everyone.

Which True North goal does your work contribute to the most?
Provide the best care

One thing we might be surprised to learn about you:
I was recently featured in BC’s Asian Journal.

Three things you always have in your fridge:
With 3 kids at home: milk, fruit and salads

Who or what inspires you?
My parents.

Most healthy habit:
Daily brisk walk.

Favourite vacation spot:

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