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rounds: August 2, 2019

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Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting this year will be taking place on Wednesday, August 21. RSVP to attend and meet the new 2019/2020 Board of Directors, find out RDBC’s plans for the upcoming year, and more.

Vancouver Canadians vs. Boise Hawks Baseball Social

This summer has made us into busy bees! Introducing for the first time this year, a new summer social: baseball! Come out on August 17 for a good ol’ baseball game with fireworks right after. RSVP on our website.

UBC Resident Wellness Office: Residents on Leave Support Group

The Resident Wellness Office has created a 4 week support group that meets once a week in a safe and confidential environment at the Diamond Centre. Learn healthy coping skills with a Registered Clinical Counsellor using the evidence based approach of Mindful Self Compassion. The group will take place on Tuesdays from 9:30am – 11:30am beginning September 17th and will run every 4 weeks ongoing. Registration begins in August. Please email RWO Coordinator, Aileen McKeown, at resident.wellness@ubc.ca for info and registration.

Allergy and Clinical Immunology Update 2019

On September 28, discuss the most common allergy and immunology issues faced by family physicians in a clinical setting, and hear from leaders in the field on such topics as food allergy, drug allergy, immunodeficiency, and asthma. Early bird rates end soon on August 11. More info and RSVP.

Donate Blood for September Healthcare Month

Why not make a positive change in someone’s life and starting by donating blood this long weekend? Donations often decrease around the long weekends, while every 60 seconds, someone in Canada needs blood. Book your appointment on blood.ca or the GiveBlood app, and be sure to use our team ID, RESI913965.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Baseball Social
August 17

Annual General Meeting
August 21

Book and appleDid You Know?

If you have reduced call prior to maternity leave you do not need to make it up upon return.

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July 23
Have you had the chance to listen to the most recent Pulse Podcast?

July 30
The second article of our two-part Resident Spotlight, this time with Dr. Grace Qiao, is now out!

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When is the Annual General Meeting?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by August 16 and you could win! ($10 to Starbucks, iTunes 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. Manisha Tilak. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna