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Apply for the 2022-2023 RDBC Board of Directors

Do you have a passion for leadership? Do you want to make real, positive change for your fellow residents? Do you want to learn more about your union? We are accepting nominations for the 2022-2023 RDBC Board of Directors until Friday, July 22, 12 PM noon. Whether you are an R1 or an R7, we want you to apply! The Resident Doctors of BC Board makes real changes in the hospitals, the province, and the lives of fellow residents. Visit our website for more information on how to apply.

New Residents – Website and Call Stipends Access

New residents, have you set up your RDBC account to access the Members section and the Call Stipends website? If you haven’t yet created a password to finalize your RDBC account, use the email you have registered with us through UBC (this is the address you receive our emails from), click here to send a password email.

Financial Pulse Contest

Have you been following the Financial Pulse this past year? If you haven’t, or are a new residents, take this opportunity to check out our Finances for Residents, by Residents series of calculators, videos and more. We launched a contest on June 15 to celebrate the completion of the modules, and we invite you to enter! The contest runs June 15 – July 18 with 10 gift cards to retailers of your choice as prizes from a random draw. Check out all the infoThis contest is open to new residents.

What I Wish I Knew – July

Thank you to everyone who submitted an entry for our June edition! The winner has been kept anonymous in line with the initiative. Our July theme,
“About Taking Care of Myself in Residency”, is here for the duration of the month. Residents will receive a $5 Starbucks gift card for their submissions, and the chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card from the grand draw. Visit our website for submission guidelines, to submit your tip, and view all the current submissions. This contest is open to new residents. Please note that July submissions and gift cards will be handled near the end of the month.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Board of Directors Meeting
July 27

Board of Directors Meeting
August 10

Experienced an Injury in the Workplace?

Call the Provincial Workplace Health Call Centre to confidentially report an incident, exposure, or near miss at your facility.

1 (866) 922-9464

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When does the Financial Pulse contest end?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by July 22 and you could win! ($10 to Starbucks, Indigo 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. Jessie Liu. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna