rounds: September 2, 2022

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Announcing the 2022-2023 RDBC President and Executive Directors

We are pleased to announce that a vote was held within the Board of Directors on August 24, 2022 for the new Resident Doctors of BC President and Executive Directors. Please welcome Dr. Soma Dalai as the new Resident Doctors of BC President for the 2022-2023 year. Please also welcome Dr. Zach Sagorin (PGY-2, General Surgery) as the new Director of Operations & Finance, Dr. Willow Thickson (PGY-2, Family Medicine – Vancouver Fraser) as the re-elected Director of Resident Affairs & Wellness, and Dr. Harrison Anzinger (PGY-2, Pediatrics – Vancouver Island) as the new Director of External & Labour Relations. All three executive directors will be serving their second terms on the RDBC Board of Directors.

What I Wish I Knew – September

Thank you to everyone who submitted tips for August’s What I Wish I Knew. The program has had a fantastic first three months, with over 70 entries coming in for August! Our September theme, “Before My First Call Shift”, is now live. Send in your submission for a $5 Starbucks gift card and a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card at the end of the month!

VCH Employee and Family Assistance Program

All residents are eligible for services through the Vancouver Coastal Health LifeWorks Employee and Family Assistance Program. Residents are able to log in directly to the VCH portal to access services information. They can also log in to the LifeWorks digital platform to access support. All residents have been emailed a personalized code to access the platform. For any questions, please email peoplewellness@vch.ca. Services include counselling, financial support, and elderly and child care. For a full list, please click here to view the pamphlet or log in to to the VCH portal.

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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What are you most looking forward to in the Fall?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by September 16 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. Manisha Tilak. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna