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rounds: May 25, 2018

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Special General Meeting – June 13, 6PM–8PM

The membership will be voting on significant bylaw changes that affect Resident Doctors of BC’s fiscal year and the Board’s election timeline and term length. Please email us at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca to confirm your attendance by June 5.

July 2018 Pulse Newsletter: Call for Submissions

Submissions are still being accepted for the July 2018 edition of Pulse! What does wellness mean to you? Do you have tips for surviving residency? Share your thoughts with fellow residents on the next edition of the Pulse. Submit your articles to pulse@residentdoctorsbc.caDeadline is June 15.

“What’s Your Happy Place?” Contest 

Entries are pouring in for the “What’s Your Happy Place” contest, so why not enter your own? Sharing is as easy as snapping a photo and sending it over to us! Ten winners will be chosen to receive a $10 gift card (Amazon, iTunes, or Starbucks) of their choice. More info. Check out the current entries!

Joule Innovation Grants 2018 

 This year, Joule is offering different grant opportunities for all stages of your practice and learning. With physician-led innovation continuing to grow, there is no better time for you to take the next step in making these innovations a reality.  Learn more about this year’s grant program and apply at joule.cma.ca/grantsApplications open until June 1 at midnight EST.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Build-a-Practice Workshop
May 26. More info.

Practice Survival Skills: What I Wish I Knew in My First Years of Practice
June 9. Resident rates are partially subsidized by the UBC Post Graduate Office. Up to 75 residents can register using these discounted rates. More info.

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Did you pay a visit to the dentist? Submit your claim to Pacific Blue Cross or have your dentist submit directly to Blue Cross.

laptop computer blog onlineFeatured Blog Articles

May 2, 2018
Paging Positivity is back! Leave an anonymous note for a kind someone.

May 17, 2018
Incorporation for Physicians—Should I Incorporate? gives a preview of what to expect at the upcoming workshop.

May 24, 2018
Read Dr. David Kim’s statement on Premier Horgan and Minister Dix’s newly announced Team-based Primary Care strategy.

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What activity are you most looking forward to this summer?
Email your response to info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by June 8 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. Emily Stewart. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna