rounds: December 10, 2021

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2021 Resident Innovation Fund

There are only days left to submit your application for the 2021 Resident Innovation Fund. This year, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, we are awarding $40,000 to residents in funding. The deadline to apply is December 13, 12 PM PST. More info.

Movember Best Moustache Winner

Thank you to everyone who submitted entries to this year’s Movember, and to everyone who took the time to vote. We are excited to announce that the winner, as voted by you, is Family Medicine – Surrey/South Fraser. Congratulations!

Call Workload and Scheduling Group Update and Resident Emails

The Call Workload and Scheduling Working Group is pleased to announce the distribution of the 2021/2022 Additional Call Funds, and 2020/2021 Additional Call Funds. If you have not previously received our emails regarding this announcement, we have had reports of UBC alumni and Gmail addresses failing to forward/show the emails in residents’ inboxes. If you are experiencing this issue, please change the address you have listed with us by logging in to your RDBC account to ensure you continue receiving all our communications.

Doctors of BC Christmas Dinner

Doctors of BC has graciously offered to provide dinner for residents scheduled to work in hospital on December 25. To ensure you are able to take advantage of this offer, please make sure your program submits your schedule by Sunday, December 12, 5 PM PST. They can do so by emailing the schedule to schedules@residentdoctorsbc.ca.

RDBC Office Holiday Period

The RDBC office will be closed starting Friday, December 24, 12 PM PST, until Monday, January 3 for the holiday period. The main inbox, info@residentdoctorsbc.ca, will be checked intermittently during this time. For any pressing questions or concerns, please contact us by email or phone at 604-876-7636 prior to December 24.

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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When is the deadline to submit an application for the 2021 Resident Innovation Fund?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by December 24 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. Claire Moura. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna