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rounds: August 5, 2022

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Announcing the New RDBC Executive Director

We are excited to announce Ms. Lona Cunningham as the new Executive Director of RDBC. The Board has unanimously accepted the search committee’s recommendation and we are delighted to have Lona join RDBC as the new Executive Director starting August 8, 2022. Please visit our website for more info.

What I Wish I Knew – August

Our August theme for What I Wish I Knew is here! Be sure to check out this month’s theme, “About Switching to a New Site” and all the great tips submitted by residents, and enter your own if you haven’t yet. All entries will receive a $5 Starbucks gift card, and a draw will be held at the end of the month for a $100 Amazon gift card.

Victoria and Vancouver Island Ministry of Health Event

Victoria and Vancouver Island residents, the Ministry of Health wants to hear from you! You are invited to a Resident Engagement Event on August 17, 2022 at 5:30PM at the Laurel Point Inn, Victoria. Dinner will be provided, courtesy of the Ministry of Health Resident Engagement initiative.  Your spouse or partner is welcome to join you. Please click here to RSVP to the dinner.

UBC MAA Wellness Week

For UBC medical students, residents, alumni, and UBC Medical Alumni Association (MAA) members, having a healthy mind and body makes an incredible difference in the ability to help others. Now’s the time to take action. From August 8 to 14, 2022, during UBC MAA Wellness Week, presented by MD Financial Management, you can participate in a number of activities. More info here.

Experienced an Injury in the Workplace?

Call the Provincial Workplace Health Call Centre to confidentially report an incident, exposure, or near miss at your facility.

1 (866) 922-9464

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What is the August theme for What I Wish I Knew?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by August 19 and you could win! ($10 to Starbucks, Indigo or Amazon.) The winner will be selected at random from all correct entries and announced in the next edition of Rounds. The winner from the last edition was Dr. Raj Bhui. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna