rounds: June 21, 2019

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New Collective Agreement: Wages and LTD

Our new Collective Agreement is being written up, and in the meantime, we have answered some of the most important questions we have received since May. The negotiated raise to resident wages will have been reflected on your June 7 paycheck, and wages retro-active to April 5 and onwards are expected on June 21. For questions specific to LTD, please visit our website.

Get Involved: RDBC Board of Directors

It’s almost a new academic year! If you are passionate about healthcare and resident wellbeing, why not get directly involved with RDBC? The Board of Directors nomination period will be open from June 26 now until July 26. Join us and other like-minded residents as we work to change the lives of residents in the province. Stay tuned for more information.

Resident Led Group Soccer

Come join your co-residents for a co-ed intramural recreational level soccer team this summer! Games are Tuesday evenings at Jericho Beach from July 2- Aug 27. Cost is $35 for the season. Everyone welcome, especially if you have any goalkeeper experience. Email kira.gossack-keenan@medportal.ca to sign up or for more info.

Ice Cream Rounds

Ice Cream Rounds, facilitated by the UBC Resident Wellness Office, are resident-led and confidential group sessions. Residents are invited to connect, offer one another support and share in the highs and lows of residency. To find out more, including how to host your own Ice Cream Rounds, click here.

Physician Health Program

PHP offers confidential, 24-hour service for when you need you them. They offering a variety of services, including on how to help a colleague in distress. Find out more about PHP.

CalendarUpcoming Events

New Members Orientation
June 26

Block 12 Call Stipend Deadline
July 2

Book and appleDid You Know?

Is there something missing, broken or dirty in your call room? Call RDBC after you contact the appropriate on-site facilities, and we will follw-up with the site to ensure all call rooms meet the Collective Agreement standard.

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June 10
The June Resident Spotlight with Dr. Christopher Uy is now out!

June 13
Are you planning your own social? Check out Opthalmology’s exciting VR recap!

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When does the RDBC Board of Directors nomination period end?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by July 5 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. Brian Cho. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna