rounds: December 6, 2019

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New Benefits Booklet is Now Available!

We are happy to announce that the new Group Benefit Plan booklet is now available on our website! To access it, you can visit the Benefits page in the Members section, or directly download it.

Vote for Best Resident Moustache!

With the end of November, the second half of our Movember contest and fundraiser has started: Resident Voting for Best Resident Moustache! If you are interested in helping a fellow resident land a $100 gift card to a spa or hot shave of their choice, visit our moustache gallery and let us know who YOU think has the best photo! Voting period ends Monday, December 9.

Annual Christmas Market Social

The Vancouver Christmas Market is calling your name! Our annual holiday social is back on Friday, December 20 and is accepting RSVPs until Wednesday, December 18. Join your fellow residents for this family-friendly event and grab an event mug, one of their traditional drinks, and opt-in for unlimited carousel rides. More info & RSVP.

Resident Innovation Fund 2019

There are only two weeks left to apply for the Resident Innovation Fund. Submit a project proposal for one of four categories for a chance to receive up to $2500 in funding. Open categories are: Advancing Patient Care/Health Care System, Innovation in Technology, Resident Projects, and Scholarly Pursuits. For more information, previous recipients and to apply, visit our website.

Pulse Podcast – Episode 13A

It’s the start of a new mini-series on the Pulse Podcast: in this episode, Geoff (PM&R R4) and Lina (Gen Surg R1) talk about switching programs. They cover this top secret topic by discussing Lina’s own switch from OBGYN to General Surgery. The Pulse Podcast is available on Podbean and Apple Podcasts.

Recap: Resident Engagement Dinner with the Ministry of Health

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Resident Engagement Dinner with the Ministry of Health on November 20, 2019. It was the first of many engagement dinners, and has set a high bar with thoughtful discussions and the dedication residents brought to the table. We look forward to future dinners and discussions on medical practice in British Columbia. To view photos from the event, visit our website.

CalendarUpcoming Events

2019 Christmas Market Social
December 20

Board of Directors Meeting
January 6

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If you are scheduled for call on a stat holiday, you are entitled to a lieu day. Weekend rounding, unless scheduled as day call, is ineligible.

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November 19
The November PULSE is now out!

November 20
Before checking out 13A, catch up on the previous podcast episode!

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Which is your favourite Movember moustache?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by December 20 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. Tim Kong. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna