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rounds: May 14, 2021

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Register for Second Dose

Residents who have yet to receive the second dose of their COVID-19 vaccine are being asked to register with the provincial system. Residents who have not registered with this system will not be notified for their appointments.

Social Engagement Week Deadline

The deadline for the $100 Visa gift card draw for Week 2 – Social Engagement is today, 3 PM PST. Be sure to get your nominations in before then to qualify. Entries for the $5 nominations have been extended until today, 11:59 PM PST. See our website on how to enter.

Call for Submissions: PULSE

We are now accepting submissions for the summer edition of the PULSE. We welcome all creative content from residents, including written and art. For more information or to submit a piece, please email sasha@residentdoctorsbc.ca.

RDoC BC Representatives

Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations for the Resident Doctors of Canada Board of Directors, and to all our members who partook in the voting. We are happy to announce that Dr. Sarah Silverberg (R3, Pediatrics) will be returning for a third term, joined by Dr. Christina Schweitzer (R2, General Surgery). Please see our website for more details.

UBC Faculty of Development Grant

The UBC Office of Faculty Development and Educational Support offers a bi-annual grant called the Faculty Development Initiatives Grant (FDIG) which is designed to support projects that improve the quality of teaching in the Faculty of Medicine. Interested residents can receive up to $5000 for their project. 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

laptop computer blog onlineFeatured Blog Articles

May 12
Our newest Resident Spotlight with Dr. Bernard Ho, recipient of 2020 Award of Merit, is now available!

May 13
Joule is hosting a Transition to Practice Virtual Session covering many important topics for graduating residents.

question mark post it thumbtack multicolour rainbowTrivia Question

What area of OH&S do you want to see more focus on from us?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by May 28 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. Olena Pylypchuk. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna