Residents in the 2015 Pride Parade

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Board of Director Elections

Interested in joining Resident Doctors of BC’s Board of Directors? Nominations will open this coming Monday, July 25th for three weeks, followed by a week-long election for the 11 available positions. An email will be distributed on Monday with more details about the nomination and election process. In the meantime, learn more about the different roles on the Board by visiting our website.

Vancouver Pride Parade

Join UBC Faculty of Medicine on Sunday, July 31st in downtown Vancouver to march in the Pride Parade and support your LGBTQ colleagues and patients! Sign up HERE to receive information about meeting times and locations. We are also looking for a resident to be responsible for the Resident Doctors of BC “The Doctor is Out” banner and swag giveaways at the event. Please email the office to volunteer for this.


Upcoming Events

Block 13 Final Deadline
Block 12 will be paid today, July 22. The FINAL deadline to enter calls for Block 13 (June 6 to 30) is July 30th, 2016. Please enter all of your call shifts before the deadline to ensure payment.

Fireworks Social
Join us at The Refinery in Vancouver for a pre-fireworks social on July 27th at 7:30PM. Details and registration here.

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UBC Faculty Development is looking for teaching tips from residents. Tips will be featured in the postgrad newsletter and website.

Bonus: After submitting, tweet the contest using #tipsforRaT to enter a draw for a prize (ends July 31st).

laptop computer blog onlineFeatured Blog Articles

July 12, 2016
All About Long-Term Disability: Doctors of BC explains LTD plans. LTD insurance is mandatory for all residents.

July 19, 2016
Make Managing Your Finances A Habit: MD Financial advises new residents how to make the most of their salary.

Interested in contributing to our blog? Email us! No formal writing experience necessary.

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How will you relax and unwind from your busy schedule this summer?
Email your response by August 1st and you could win! ($10 Starbucks, iTunes or Amazon gift card.) Winner will be selected at random from all entries.
The winner from the last edition was Dr. Tara Justice.

author: Melissa Nilan