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rounds: May 24, 2019

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2019-2022 Collective Agreement Update

We are pleased to announce the Tentative Agreement has been ratified by both parties – Resident Doctors of BC and the Health Employer’s Association of BC. We have a new Collective Agreement! For the full update on the progress of the Collective Agreement, please visit our website (member login required).

BCCFP Resident Recipients of the 2019 Awards

The BC College of Family Physicians has announced the recipients of their 2019 Family Physician and Resident Awards. Congratulations to our three resident recipients: Dr. Saima Ali, Dr. Natalie Chan, and Dr. Vincent Wong! You can read the full bios here.

Happy Place Contest

There are only several days left to enter the Happy Place Contest! Each entry will receive a choice of giftcard to Amazon, iTunes, or Starbucks, with a grand prize of $50 to MEC. Congratulations to Dr. Brian Kim for winning the two Whitecaps tickets for the game next Friday! For details on how to enter, visit our website.

Write for the PULSE!

Are you interested in writing for our PULSE magazine? We are now accepting Resident submissions until June 7th! If you are interested in submitting a piece, contact us at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca. To view previous digital editions, click here. To see previous physical editions, check out your call rooms or lounges—chances are, there’s a copy there!

Province’s Primary and Community Care Strategy Webinar

Congratulations on completing your residency! As you prepare to launch your medical career, we invite you to attend a webinar on June 10 to learn more about the Province’s Primary and Community Care Strategy, and how you can get involved. Hear from representatives from the Ministry of Health, Doctors of BC and the General Practice Services Committee, and Health Match BC about the exciting work underway. Learn more about: Primary Care Networks, the 200 new GP service contract positions, the move to more team-based care, how Health Match BC can help you connect with your ideal position, and ways to get involved and learn more. Register here.

Mindful Health Care Summit

Residents are invited to attend this online and free event on May 23-27th to learn evidence-based mindfulness practices to reduce stress, prevent burnout and rediscover meaning in medicine. More info.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Whitecaps Game
May 31

Block 11 Call Stipend Deadline
June 4

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Vacation does not carry over year to year.

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May 14
Read the latest Resident Spotlight with Dr. Martina Scholtens!

Ongoing
Have you been by Humans of Residency? Maybe you know a good candidate!

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What is the deadline to submit for the Happy Place Contest?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by June 7 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. Justin Oh. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna