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rounds – Nov 25, 2016

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Board of Director By-Election

There will be a vacant seat on our Board of Directors as of January 1, 2017. Starting on Monday, November 28th, we will commence by-elections to fill the vacancy. The nomination period will be open for 2 weeks, followed by a 1 week election period. A detailed announcement will be sent out on Monday. Please review our website for details about being on the Board of Directors. If you have any questions, you can email the office.

Executive Director Search

After almost a decade with the association, Ms. Pria Sandhu will be ending her tenure as Executive Director on January 31, 2017. The Board of Directors has commenced the search for a replacement Executive Director. The association recognizes Ms. Sandhu’s dedication and contribution to BC residents, and wishes her all the best for the future. Resident Doctors of BC President, Dr. David Kim, has released this formal announcement.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Block 5 Deadline
The deadline to submit call shifts for Block 5 is Dec 5th. Please submit call shifts on time to ensure payment.
www.callstipend.ca

RDBC Board Meeting
RSVP to attend the next Board of Directors meeting: 6:30pm on Dec 7th, at the RDBC office.

Book and appleDid you Know?

UBC offers numerous opportunities for Continuing Professional Development on their website. Coming up soon: Hands-On Ultrasound-Guided Procedures Course for Internists (Dec 3rd). Also, don’t miss out on the Transition Tuesdays for useful information about being in practice.

laptop computer blog onlineFeatured Blog Articles

November 18, 2016
Cold Weather Recipes: Warm up with these international recipes.

November 24, 2016
Curious Cold Cures: History has come up with some pretty strange cures for the common cold.

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question mark post it thumbtack multicolour rainbowTrivia Question

What does “RAW” stand for, and what is it?
Email your response by Dec 5 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. Julia Hassler. Thanks to everyone for the feedback!

author: Melissa Nilan