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Board of Director Elections

Voting is now underway for the 2016-2017 Board of Directors. An electronic ballot was emailed on Wednesday, August 17th at 12:00 PM (noon) to all current members. Voting will remain open until 12:00 PM (noon) on Wednesday, August 24th.
If you did not receive a ballot, please contact us.
(Anyone who did not submit a nomination for Board Director, but is interested in getting involved with the association, should also contact the office.)

REAP Special Training Bursary

REAP offers a Specialty Training Bursary to medical specialty residents enrolled in a Canadian Specialty Training Program. Applicants must be in their final two years of residency and have been accepted to a position by a specialty department of a hospital in an RSA community in British Columbia once they have completed their residency program.
This year’s application deadline has been extended to September 30, 2016. Any inquiries about this bursary should be sent to reap@familymed.ubc.ca.  For more information on REAP, please visit www.rccbc.ca and click on “REAP Funding.”


Upcoming Events

Block 1 Final Deadline
Block 13 will be paid today, August 19. The FINAL deadline to submit calls for Block 1 (July 1 -Aug 1) is September 1, 2016. Please enter all call shifts before the deadline to ensure payment.

Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Sept 14th, 6pm, at our office in Vancouver. All members are welcome.

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Upgrades to the call stipend form (www.callstipend.ca) are in progress in order for Resident Doctors of BC to take over administration of the meal allowances.  We expect the upgrades to be completed by the end of September. Please note that the July and August meal allowances will be paid retroactively once the upgrades are complete.

laptop computer blog onlineFeatured Blog Articles

August 11, 2016
Practise With Confidence: Why residents should have CMPA coverage.

August 17, 2016
Summer Bucket List: Summer isn’t over yet! Here are a few ideas to keep you entertained.

Interested in contributing to our blog? Email us! No formal writing experience necessary.

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What are two things that Resident Doctors of BC can help with?
Email your response by August 29th and you could win! ($10 Starbucks, iTunes or Amazon gift card.) Winner will be selected at random from all entries.
The winner from the last edition was Dr. Diana Diao.

author: Melissa Nilan