rounds: September 17, 2021

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Apply for RDBC Committees

The Health & Wellness Committee, which sponsors events and initiatives throughout the year, is looking for members. The first meeting will be on October 7 at 6:30 PM. Volunteer for the Committee on our website. The Governance Committee, which maintains and updates the RDBC Constitution and by-laws, and creates and updates policies that affect the administration of the RDBC, is also looking for one more member to join them. Their next meeting is on September 28 at 6:30 PM. Please email caitlyn@residentdoctorsbc.ca with your interest and any relevant experience by September 23, 12 AM PST (midnight).

Voting in the Federal Election

The Canadian federal election period is currently in full swing. If you are working on voting day, you are legally eligible for three consecutive hours to vote at the poll. If you are working during your local polling station’s open hours, the employer is mandated to allow you to arrive late, to leave early, or to take time off during your work period to vote. Visit Elections Canada for information on voting.

Get Creative with the PULSE!

Our tri-annual magazine, PULSE, is looking for creative submissions from residents! Whether you are an artist, a writer, or some other creative resident with a desire to showcase your work, we would love to give you a platform. Contact sasha@residentdoctorsbc.ca for more information.

Win $2000 – Changemaker Award

Do you know a medical resident who goes above and beyond to advocate for a stronger healthcare system? If so, nominate them for Doctors of BC’s Changemaker Award and give them the recognition they deserve – and the chance to win $2,000! More info.

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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Meet the new 2021-2022 Board of Directors.

September 15
A new Resident Spotlight with Dr. Jeanette Pedersen is out!

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When is the upcoming Health & Wellness Committee meeting?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by October 1 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. Daniel Shearer. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna