Resident Doctors of BC holds numerous contests throughout the year to engage residents, foster collegiality through interaction between members and promote wellness. All our resident members are encourage to participate – you could be the next big winner!

Resident Awareness Week Contests

raw social media contest

What to know more about the prize? View the details of Plan Your Own Social.

participation contest raw
participation contest raw

And the winner is....


raw humans of residency selfie photo contest

Want to know what’s in a swag bag? Check out this photo of what you’ll get.

Humans of Residency HoR selfie contest RAW

And the winner is....

Dr. Molly Lin

Previous Contests

  • RAW Art Contest

    Congratulations to Dr. Yi Ariel Liu for her winning submission!

    colouring page resident doctors

    CONTEST DETAILS: As part of our public outreach advocacy efforts during Resident Awareness Week (Feb 6 to 10, 2017), we will be setting up “awareness” booths at community centers in order to share information about residents with our local communities. This year, we are looking to create an educational colouring page for children about who resident doctors are. Who better to design these than residents themselves? So break out the pens and draw your representation of a resident doctor. Questions? Email

    • CRITERIA: Max size 18 x 11 inches, line-art image, leave space for text
    • SUBMIT: Email or mail your drawing by January 2, 2017
    • PRIZE: $150 gift card to Amazon (winner selected by the Advocacy Committee)
  • RAW Participation Contest 2016
    2016 RAW Participation poster
    graph of Participation

    The results are clear, Anesthesiology has won the participation contest, and will receive an extra Plan Your Own Social this year.

  • Residency 101 Contest
    RDBC Orientation Contest

    For our Residency 101 Contest, we asked you to share advice for those starting residency, and to share any questions you might have for your fellow residents to answer.  Your enthusiasm and responses were wonderful, and we have two winners to announce.  The Current Resident prize goes to Dr. Petra Dolman, Family Medicine Resident at the Prince George Site.  The Incoming Resident prize is awarded to Dr. Simona Spassova.  Congratulations to both, and our thanks to all who participated.  Please keep the great energy and information coming!

  • Wellbeing Contest 2016
    RDBC 2016 Healthy Living contest poster
    collage of 2016 RDBC healthy living photo contest submissions

    Thank you to everyone who participated this year, and sent in great photos of healthy living. Congratulations to the contest winners!

    Grand prize: Dr. Daniel Ting

    Dr. Benjamin Love
    Dr. Robynn Geier
    Dr. Steve Reid
    Dr. Evan Shao
    Dr. Peter van Stolk
    Dr. Alyssa Cantarutti
    Dr. Diana Diao
    Dr. Simon Bow
    Dr. Krista Marcon
    Dr. Nicolle Holm


  • 2015 Wellness Contest

    In celebration of Resident Well-being, we held a contest asking for residents to submit a picture of the places that make them feel their healthiest. The first 60 respondents were given gift cards to David’s Tea, and the grand prize was a $150 gift card to Air Canada, as the most popular healthy space based on the photos provided by residents was traveling.


    Dr. Kulveer Parhar was the grand prize winner.

  • Movember 2015

    To promote health, residents were invited to join the Resident Doctors of BC “move”mber team, committing to 30 physical activities in 30 days.

    2015 RDBC Movember Contest
  • Jeffie Contest

    As part of Resident Awareness Week 2015, we released new transit ads featuring one of our Humans of Residency. Residents were encouraged to take a selfie with Jeff or a “Jeffie” to be entered to win a gift certificate to the Hive a rock climbing centre, which is one of Jeff’s favorite activities. Check out the winning photo:

    Jared Baylis Jeffie

  • Halloween 2015

    Getting in on the festive spirit, residents sent in photos of their Halloween disguises. Check out the awesome entries:


  • Movember

    Each year Resident Doctors of BC supports men’s health and encourages member collegiality through the annual Movember Contest. Residents are encouraged to submit photos of their Movember stache, and $5  is donated in their honour. A grand prize donation of $100 to the men’s health initiative.

  • Halloween

    Getting in on the fun, we held a costume contest for residents. The creativity this year was off the charts. Check out some of the great entries below:

    • Dr. Wade dressed as operation game
    • Dr. Parhar dressed as mad hatter for halloween
    • Drs. Montgomery and McKeough in halloween costumes
    • Dr. Neliba in halloween costume
    • Dr. Hussain dressed as Michael Jackson for halloween
    • Dr. Motamedi dressed as a nun for halloween
    • Dr. Tavassoli in a halloween costume
    • Dr. Mark dressed as Hepburn for halloween
    • Dr. Chow as lightening for halloween
    • Dr. Maheu as batman for halloween
    • Dr. Lyle as 70s music star for halloween
    • Dr. Lyle in 80s costume for halloween
    • Dr. Lyle as a pirate for halloween
    • Dr. Lyle as a member of the spice girls for halloween
    • Dr. Lyle in halloween costume