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rounds: January 3, 2020

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2019 Awards of Excellence

The nomination period for the 2019 Awards of Excellence is now open for the months of January and February! If someone has made an impact on your residency, be sure to nominate them for one of our three categories: Award of Merit, Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching, and Residents’ Advocate Award.

Pulse Podcast – Episode 5F

In this episode, Geoff (PM&R R4) and Julie Kwan (Doctors of BC) talk about important changes to the Doctors of BC Disability Insurance Plan for Residents. This podcast was not sponsored by nor does it act as an advertisement for Doctors of BC. We wanted to highlight the important changes to the Doctors of BC Disability Insurance Plan for Residents and how that impacts your ability to access the Physician Disability Insurance Plan as staff. If you are a graduating resident about to practice in BC, this episode is especially for you.

2019-2022 Collective Agreement

We are happy to announce that the 2019-2022 Collective Agreement between HEABC and RDBC is now publicly available. We thank you for your patience as both parties worked to get this document finalized. For any questions about the agreement, please send an email to info@residentdoctorsbc.ca.

New Benefits Booklet

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.

Resident Doctors of Canada Awards

Resident Doctors of Canada (RDoC) is now seeking nominations for its 2019 Awards. Through its Awards Program, RDoC honours individuals who have contributed to improving various elements of the lives of resident doctors in Canada. More info.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Board of Directors Meeting
January 7

Putting Health Care Processes on the Map – Surrey
January 29

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If you are on a mandatory distributed rotation, you or your partner get a return trip paid for at the end of every 4 week block.

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December 10
The The Provincial Influenza Prevention Policy has recently been modified. What does this mean for residents?

December 18
The Family Medicine residents in Nanaimo recently had their PYOS. Read all about it!

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How long does the Awards of Excellence nomination period run?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by January 17 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. Lauren Whitehead. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna