Resident Awareness Week
February 15 – 19, 2016
This week is Resident Awareness Week, and Resident Doctors of BC is committed to raising awareness of the role of residents in healthcare.
All of the projects are summarized below, and we encourage you to take advantage of this week to explain your role as a resident to everyone you meet.
Happy Resident Awareness Week!
Resident Doctors of BC will be holding awareness booths throughout the week at hospitals across the province.
- St. Paul’s (4th floor cafe) 11 – 1
- Kelowna General (Foyer) 11 – 1
- VGH (JPP) 11 -1
- Royal Columbian (Lobby) 11 – 1
- Royal Jubilee (Patient Care Atrium) 2 – 3
- BC Children’s (Sahughnessy cafeteria) 11 – 1
Resident Doctors of BC has a new infographic that highlights a typical day for residents, highlighting the amount of time you put into your training. These will be handed out through out the week, and will be also be put up in various areas in hospitals and clinics.
A proclamation will be made in the Legislature this week proclaiming this week Resident Awareness Week.
Watch for Minister Lake to be tweeting about residents all week (@TerryLakeMLA)
Look for articles this week in the BC Medical Journal, Huffington Post, Vancouver Sun, Doctors of BC President’s Blog and UBC PGME News celebrating Resident Awareness Week; tune in on Thursay at 5:30 for Drs. Vishal Varshney and Eda Karacabeyli on CBC Radio; and pick up a copy of the Metro to see our Resident Awareness Week ad.