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Rounds – March 20, 2015

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Award of Excellence

It is not too late to nominate someone for the 2014 Awards of Excellence; the deadline has been extended to March 31st.
Award of Merit
Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
Resident Advocate Award

Upcoming Events

Resident Library
The 4th Annual Resident Library is March 26th at MSAC. Contact tiff.lam@alumni.ubc.ca for more information.
April Board Meeting

Interested residents are always welcome to attend Board Meetings. The next meeting is April 1st, at 6:30 pm. Please email the office to RSVP.

Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership
The 2015 Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership will be held in Vancouver April 22 – 25th.

Did you know?

in 1974 Residents went on strike, it started at Royal Columbian, and within 7 days extended to all teaching hospitals. Residents were legislated back to work and an arbitrator was assigned to settle the dispute.

Member Discounts

There are lots of great discounts available on the members section of the website, including events at the PNE like Playland, Disney on ice and Fright Nights

Resident Doctors of BC Trivia

A resident can take compassionate leave following the death or serious injury of which family members?
Email your answer by April 1st and you could win! ($10 ESSO, Starbucks or JJ Bean gift card) *Winner selected at random from all correct entries*
The correct answer from last edition was: Arbitration is the step following the grievance procedure, should there be no resolution. This venue is a formal procedure between the employer and the union where an arbitrator makes the final decision.
The winner was Dr. Kulveer Parhar
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author: Michelle Seymour