15
03
2021

Announcing the 2020 Resident Innovation Fund Recipients

Hey, Residents!

Thank you to all who submitted applications for the Resident Doctors of BC 2020 Resident Innovation Fund, the aim of which is to provide funding for a broad range of resident-led initiatives to improve and enrich the resident experience.

This year, we are happy to announce that the Ministry of Health has provided funding, as part of their ongoing resident engagement, for a second winner in each category.

We are happy to announce and congratulate the recipients in the these four categories:

Advancing Patient Care/Healthcare System

To highlight and support residents working to benefit the healthcare system, the lives of patients and healthcare providers.

Dr. Chase Crisfield and Dr. Philip Edgecumbe — Development of Affordable and Efficient Medical Oxygen Concentrator for COVID-19 Patients

Dr. Barbara Lelj Garolla Di Bard — Can incorporating Real-Time Virtual Support (RTVS) Pathways and the Patient Transport Network (PTN) in simulations in rural BC improve competencies of rural physicians, RTVS virtual providers and PTN logistical experts, to ultimately improve patient outcomes, uncover system-based barriers to care and identify latent safety threats?

Innovation in Technology

To highlight and support residents working to benefit the healthcare system, the lives of patients and healthcare providers.

Dr. Drew Phillips — Gross Hematuria Monitor

Dr. Shamisa Masoumi Hesari — Clinical Trial for COSMIC Bubble Helmet

Resident Projects

To highlight and support residents working to benefit the healthcare system, the lives of patients and healthcare providers.

Dr. Meiying Zhuang and Dr. Brandon Tang – Vancouver Notes

Dr. Mikaela Peters – Perceptions of the impact of pregnancy during training on the career of Canadian orthopaedic surgeons

Scholarly Pursuits

To highlight and support residents working to benefit the healthcare system, the lives of patients and healthcare providers.

Dr. Holly Sherman and Dr. Hélène Morakis – Emergency Medicine Simulation Curriculum for Medical Students

Dr. Nassr Nama – Diagnosis and Management of Urinary Tract Infections in Newborns and Young Infants: Crowdsourcing a Living Systematic Review

We are honoured to be providing support for these great projects. Congratulations to Dr. Crisfield and Dr. Edgecumbe, Dr. Lelj Garolla Di Bard, Dr. Phillips, Dr. Masoumi Hesari, Dr. Zhuang and Dr. Tang, Dr. Peters, Dr. Sherman and Dr. Morakis, and Dr. Nama!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna