rounds: January 6, 2023

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RDBC Awards of Excellence

The annual Resident Doctors of BC Awards of Excellence will be launching early next week! Three awards are given each year to outstanding individuals in the field of medicine. Recipients receive an awards ceremony in their honour, commemoration on a wall plaque in the Resident Doctors of BC office, a personal commemorative award, and a $1000 donation to the charity/charities of their choice. If you have a co-resident or a medical educator in mind, why not submit a nomination?

Contribute to the PULSE

Are you interested in being featured in our tri-annual magazine, the PULSE? We are looking for all kinds of submissions: written, art, we have even featured a resident feature on their music! Contact diana@residentdoctorsbc.ca for more information.

Rural Education Action Plan

The Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) provides sponsorship to UBC medical students and family medicine, specialty and subspecialty residents to attend provincial and national rurally-focused medical conferences each year.  Students and residents who have an interest in exploring rural medicine may apply for up to $1,200 for travel and accommodation expenses plus conference registration to attend one of two conferences.  This year’s offering includes:

SRPC’s Rural & Remote Medicine Conference – April 20–22, 2023 – Niagara Falls, ON
RCCbc’s Rural Health Conference – June 2–4, 2023 – Whistler, BC

To learn more and apply, please visit http://www.reapbc.ca/conference by January 31, 2023.


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The Tentative Agreement has been ratified by our members, with the support of 98.53% of the 819 members who voted! Click here for more details.

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Where is SRPC’s Rural & Remote Medicine Conference taking place?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by January 13 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. Dallas Genereaux. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Diana Martinez