aerial photo of the campus in the fall season

Medical Supports

Best Doctors

Best Doctors Canada is a health care consulting service available to VIU employees and eligible family members. Whether you need an expert second opinion on a medical diagnosis, are looking for a specialist or community resources, or need advice about a health issue, Best Doctors will provide you with the answers you need to confidently move forward with your care.

Best Doctors Services VIU employees and family members who are eligible for employee benefits can call 1-877-419-2378 or email when you need:

  • to confirm a medical diagnosis and treatment plan. Best Doctors will perform an in-depth analysis of your medical records, including imaging scans, X-rays and test results, and provide you with a detailed report that you can share with your treating physician.
  • to find leading Canadian physicians who specialize in your medical condition and are accepting new patients.
  • to locate an expert physician or treatment facility outside of Canada.
  • medical information or community resources, one-on-one support, or customized health coaching about a health-related concern.

Health Management

Abilities Management Access (AMA) - Abilities Management Access (AMA) is an early intervention process to assist VIU employees who are eligible for Long Term Disability to maximize available treatment options.

Workplace Solutions for Mental Health - tools for individuals and support for family and friends

Lifestyle Health Coaching is a service available to VIU employees and eligible family members to provide personalized lifestyle health coaching.