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Resident Awareness Week

Resident-doctors-bcResident Doctors have completed their medical degree and are now training in their specialty. This training occurs across the province in variety of settings and takes between two and seven years. Currently there are about 1300 residents training in BC in more than 60 specialties.

Big Banner FNL 6000hResident Awareness Week 2015 Activities

February 16 – 20 2015

Humans of Residency Campaign – Check out the more human side of residency, featuring current residents

Transit Ad – Look for our new transit ad on the Canada Line and buses

Hospital Awareness Booths – Stop by and say hello to residents at booths in the hospital during Resident Awareness Week

Public Booths – Join us at one of the four booths at community centres in the Lower Mainland

Breakfast Television – Watch on the morning of Tuesday February 17th for an interview with Resident Dr. Samantha Balass

BCMJ – Read the article by Dr. Goldis Chami on Resident Awareness Week

UBC – Check out the profile of President Dr. Katie Beadon on the UBC Postgraduate Medicine website

Vancouver Sun – Read the article by Drs. Beadon and Chami on Resident Awareness Week

Proclamation – The week of February 16 – 20, 2015 was proclaimed in the BC Legislature.

Statement in the Legislature – Dr. Doug Bing (MLA for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows) and Ms. Judy Darcy (MLA for New Westminster) made a statement in the Legislature for Resident Awareness Week.

Video – Check out the video following a day in the life of a resident

Social Media – Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter for all of the latest updates on Resident Awareness Day activities

For more information on Resident Doctors or if you have any questions, please contact info@residentdoctorsbc.ca

author: Michelle Seymour