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Resident Doctors of Canada (RDoC) represents over 10,000 resident doctors across Canada. Established in 1972, we are a not-for-profit organization providing a unified, national voice for our Membership. RDoC collaborates with other national health organizations to foster excellence in training, wellness, and patient care. Through its Board of Directors, RDoC provides a unique opportunity for you to represent the interests of residents across Canada and help shape the environment in which we work and train.

RDoC seeks candidates from British Columbia to fill two (2) positions on the RDoC Board of Directors. 

Any candidate for the RDoC Board must be eligible to become an RDoC Member in good standing within three months of their election. Every RDoC Board Member must become an RDoC Member in good standing within three months of their election. Candidates must also possess any of the following attributes: 

  • Governance skills (previously served with other organizations as a Board Member or executive Member; e.g., Secretary, Vice President, Treasurer, Committee Chair, etc.)
  • Management skills (previous experience in policy, advocacy, medical education, professionalism, communications, wellbeing).
  • From all specialties (Family Medicine and all Royal College specialties).
  • Previous RDoC representation as a liaison representative or a RDoC Committee / Working Group Member.
  • Specific skills in finance, legal issues, strategic planning, human resources, leadership, IT

 

The RDoC Board of Directors will usually meet face-to-face 4 times a year. Please note that the dates and locations of the meetings may be subject to change.

  • Annual General Meeting/RDoC Board of Directors Meetings on June 8-9, 2019 (Calgary, Alberta) and June 13-14, 2020.
  • RDoC Board of Directors Meetings: September 14-15, 2019 (Ottawa, Ontario – includes Board Retreat and Meeting on September 13, 2019), November 23-24, 2019 (Ottawa, Ontario), and March 7-8, 2020 (Ottawa, Ontario).
  • In addition, there will be Board teleconferences held or emails distributed between the face-to-face meetings to address key issues in a timely fashion. Board Members are expected to attend all in-person and telecommunications-based Board meetings. 

Elected RDoC Board Members serve for a one year term. Board Members may stand for election for additional terms to the RDoC Board, provided that they remain RDoC Members in good standing, and meet the performance/job description expectations for serving as an RDoC Board Member.

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Below is an opportunity to share information you feel is relevant to your candidacy. This information will be shared with members as part of the candidate profiles sent with the ballot to assist them in their selection process. Please keep this section to 250 words.

If you do not receive a confirmation email within one business day, please contact Resident Doctors of BC (info@residentdoctorsbc.ca)

Nominations for the BC representative positions will be open February 5 until February 28, 12pm (noon) PST.

Candidates nominated by RDBC will be contacted by RDoC and provided with detailed information about their RDoC responsibilities. The election of the British Columbia RDoC Board Members will take place as part of the 2018 RDoC AGM.

For more information about the nomination process, contact info@residentdoctorsbc.ca. For more information about the RDoC Board or elections process, contact Beth Sneyd at bsneyd@residentdoctors.ca or 613-234-6448×226.