rounds: January 8, 2021

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Call for Submissions – PULSE

Are you interested in being featured in the upcoming edition of our tri-annual magazine, the PULSE? We are seeking submissions from our membership, including art, written pieces, or any other creative means you pursue. For more info or to submit a piece, email sasha@residentdoctorsbc.ca.

COVID Vaccine – Share Your Experiences

Thank you to everyone who has thus far contacted us to share their experiences surrounding the COVID vaccine. Every comment, concern, and first-hand experience helps us greatly in our advocacy. If you have not yet had the chance to share yours, we invite you to do so by contacting us at 604-786-7636 or info@residentdoctorsbc.ca. If you would prefer to remain anonymous to us, please reach out to your CoPR rep and they will pass on your experiences to us.

Plan Your Program’s Holiday Party, On Us!

Our Plan Your Own Holiday initiative is open for events until January 31! This funding initiative is separate from both Plan Your Social and Sports. We invite you to plan a 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.

STRIVE Training

The Health & Wellness Committee invites you to STRIVE, where Dr. Stephanie Smith shares the mental readiness model developed by the Canadian Military, adapted with their permission for physicians to help manage the unique stressors facing you in your work today. RSVP for this January 20 virtual event here.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Board of Directors Meeting
January 13

CME on the Run – Therapeutics
January 29

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We have a COVID-19 Wellness Resources page available—it’s kid-activities friendly!

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December 21
The Family Medicine residents in South Okanagan recently had their PYOH. See what they had to say!

January 5
OBGYN also recently held a virtual yoga class PYOS. Read all about it.

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When is the STRIVE event?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by January 22 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. Jordana Lowe. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna