Announcing the 2020 Resident Innovation Fund

The Resident Innovation Fund has returned for the fourth year!

The aim of the Resident Innovation Fund is to provide funding for a broad range of resident-led initiatives to improve and enrich the resident experience in areas of patient care, technology/innovation, resident activities, and scholarly pursuit. The goal of the RIF is to highlight and support residents working to benefit the healthcare system, the lives of patients and healthcare providers.

The fund is awarded by Resident Doctors of BC to invest in resident projects, with up to four (4) awards annually with a maximum of $2500 per award with one (1) award per category:

  • Advancing patient care or healthcare system
  • Technology/Innovation (Mobile/Web Applications, Medical Devices, etc.)
  • Resident related projects (Wellness, cohesion, communication, advocacy etc.)
  • Scholarly (scholarly research to understand issues affecting residents or patients in BC)

Recipients of the 2019 Resident Innovation Fund can be found here.

Do you have a resident-led project? Check out the eligibility criteria and apply for the Resident Innovation Fund.

Applications close 12 pm (noon) PST on December 14, 2020.

author: Sasha Zalyvadna