rounds: November 8, 2019

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Nanaimo Dinner Social

Hey Nanaimo residents, we’ll be out your way in just a week! Join your fellow residents and RDBC for dinner at The Nest Bistro on November 15. Food and drinks are on us! RSVP by November 12.

Family Medicine Residents: The Ministry of Health Wants to Hear From You!

On November 20, the Ministry of Health is hosting the first of several resident engagement sessions with Senior Ministry Leadership to help shape the future of primary care in BC. For more information and to RSVP, click here.

Movember 2019

Our Movember contest is back for another year! Submit a photo of your ‘stache (real or fake) to info@residentdoctorsbc.ca and you will be entered to win a $100 gift card to a spa or hot shave of your choice. All participants will receive a $5 Starbucks giftcard. We will be donating $5 per entry on behalf of residents to the Foundation at the end of the month. More info.

Pulse Podcast – Episode 12

The newest episode of the Pulse Podcast is now out! Join Nick and Geoff as they discuss the importance of taking a vacation, and your rights as laid out by the Collective Agreement in booking your time off. For a bonus to this month’s episode, enter our contest for a chance to win a $10 Starbucks gift card! The podcast is available on both Podbean and iTunes Podcasts.

Resident Innovation Fund 2019

Do you have a project you are currently working on, or one you are dreaming up? Let us help fund it! The Resident Innovation Fund is now accepting applications until December 16. Submit a project proposal for one of four categories for a chance to receive up to $2500 in funding. Open categories are: Advancing Patient Care/Health Care System, Innovation in Technology, Resident Projects, and Scholarly Pursuits. For more information, previous recipients and to apply, visit our website.

Practice Management Full Day Workshop

Attend this seminar on November 21 for topics and speakers on: business in medicine, establishing a practice, evaluating practice options, financial planning, taxation, and negotiating contracts. More info & RSVP.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Board of Directors Meeting
November 13

Nanaimo Dinner Social
November 15

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If you are required to be available within 15 minutes (Immediately Available), log your call as In-Hospital when submitting it.

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October 24
Thank you to everyone who came out to Fright Nights!

October 25
The October Resident Spotlight with Dr. Casey Chan is now out!

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What is the topic of the newest Pulse Podcast episode?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by November 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. Senan Fernandes. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna