rounds: December 18, 2020

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RDBC Office Holiday Closure

The RDBC office will be closing down for the holidays on Thursday, December 24 at 12 PM, and will reopen again on Monday, January 4. The Info and Schedules inboxes will be periodically checked during this time, but please note that the phone line will be down. If there is anything needing immediate attention, please contact us before the closure at 604-876-7636 or at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca.

BC COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

The Ministry of Health has released their rollout plan for COVID-19 vaccinations in BC. You can read all currently available information here. We continue to seek out further information as it pertains to residents, and will be contacting the membership once we have further information confirmed. We appreciate your continued patience as BC begins the distribution of the vaccines.

Plan Your Program’s Holiday Party, On Us!

We are happy to introduce a new initiative for winter 2020-2021: Plan Your Own Holiday! This funding initiative is separate from both Plan Your Social and Sports. We invite you to plan a holiday party or event with your program, with $20/resident funded through us. Or, combine your program’s PYOS funding for an additional $25/resident. For more information on how to apply, visit our website.

Movember Grand Prize Winners

Congratulations to the grand prize winners of this year’s Movember, as voted on by you, the residents: Family Medicine – Surrey/South Fraser! Their moustache photo received the most votes from the membership. Thank you to everyone who participated, and see you all next November.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Board of Directors Meeting
January 13

CME on the Run – Therapeutics
January 29

Book and appleDid You Know?

The resident registration rate for the 6th Annual BC Pediatric Diabetes Day ends on January 4.

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December 4
Did you get a chance to pick up one of our RDBC masks? They’re pretty stylish, if we do say so!

December 15
Our December Resident Spotlight with Dr. Danny Mansour is now out!

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How much per resident will we fund for Plan Your Own Holiday?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by January 8 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. Jordan Wong. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna