rounds: June 7, 2019

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Resident Led Workout Sessions

Come join other residents for a fun group workout session facilitated by a kinesiologist this summer! On Friday afternoons, 4-4:45pm, at the Medical Student Alumni Center from July 1-Oct 1, 2019, residents will meet for some circuit training with stations utilizing resistance bands, plyometrics and body weight resistance. All levels of fitness are welcome, as you can do each station at your own pace. You can contact Peter van Stolk (pvanstolk@alumni.ubc.ca) if you have questions!

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.

Transitioning to Practice: 50% Discount for Health & Dental Plans

Doctors of BC offers health & dental plans for new-in-practice physicians, their families and office staff. No proof of health needed if you apply within 90 days of ending residency or fellowship. Get 50% discount on premiums in your first 12 months of practice. Contact insurance@doctorsofbc.ca for more info.

Starting Practice? Start Yourself off Right

Contact a licensed, non-commissioned Insurance Advisor at Doctors of BC to review how to start your practice right and how to access the BC government paid Physicians’ Disability Insurance that pay you up to $6,100/month if you’re unable to work. Contact insurance@doctorsofbc.ca to book a phone/Skype or in-person appointment.

Doctors of BC Diversity & Inclusion Focus Group

Doctors of BC is inviting members to join one of a number of online focus group discussions around how it can encourage greater diversity and inclusion among the physician leaders within its governance bodies – the Board, Representative Assembly and Committees. More info.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Practice Survival Skills Conference
June 15

UBC MAA Golf Tournament
June 19

Book and appleDid You Know?

Interested in doing an elective in a rural community? There is funding for that.

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June 3
Read the May Wellness Month Recap!

June 3
Congratulations to Dr. Brandon Tang for receiving the DoBC Changemaker Award!

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What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by June 21 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. Lisa Weger. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna