rounds: January 31, 2020

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2019 Awards of Excellence

There is less than a month left to submit your nominations for the Awards of Excellence, which close on February 24! 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.

Ministry of Health Engagement Dinner

Join us for the second resident engagement session with Senior Ministry Leadership on February 13 in Victoria to help shape the future of primary care in BC. To keep the discussion intimate, only the first 30 residents to RSVP will be included. RSVP by February 5.

Submit to the PULSE!

Are you interested in being featured in the March edition of our PULSE newsletter? We are seeking resident submissions to feature this spring, whether it be art, or written content. If you are interested in submitting a piece, send an email to sasha@residentdoctorsbc.ca.

N95 Respirator Fit-Testing

In light of the recent coronavirus making its way to BC, we would like to remind residents of the necessity of being prepared to use appropriate safety gear, including being fit-tested for their N95 respirator for any point in their career. For information on how to book an appointment, contact your department.

16th Annual UBC Run for Rural Medicine

The 16th annual UBC Run for Rural Medicine 5 + 10 km is taking place on Sunday March 8th at Jericho Beach! $20 to register without a t-shirt and $30 with a t-shirt until Jan 31st. $25/$35 thereafter. All proceeds go towards charity. Register here or find them on Facebook.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Resident Wellness Office – Support Group for Residents on Leave
February 4

5th Annual BC Pediatric Diabetes Day
February 7

Book and appleDid You Know?

Weekend rounding, unless scheduled as a day call, is not eligible for call shift payment.

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January 20
Do you know all about our Residency “Did You Know?” project?

January 24
Read what the Ministry has to say on resident engagement!

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When is the deadline for the Awards of Excellence?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by February 14 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. Kira Gossack-Keenan. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna