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rounds: October 9, 2020

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Temporary Pandemic Pay Update

The TPP is expected to start being paid out to eligible residents this month. There is no action needed on the residents’ part to ensure receipt of this pay. Date of receipt may vary between individuals, based on when the health authorities/VCH submit their eligible employees list(s). For more information, visit the government website. For any questions about the TPP, please email allison.ho-rewcastle@vch.ca.

Join the Health & Wellness Committee!

The Health & Wellness Committee is still open for interested members! The first meeting will be coming up soon, on October 21. If you’re interested in joining and have not yet received an invitation, let us know via our Volunteer page.

Get Involved with Governance

The Governance Committee is also looking for three members to join them for this upcoming year. If you’re interested in policy and helping steer the direction of RDBC, please send an email to caitlyn@residentdoctorsbc.ca.

Get Creative with the PULSE

Are you a writer, a poet or an artist? We are looking for resident submissions to feature in the November edition of the PULSE magazine. For more info or to submit your piece, please email sasha@residentdoctorsbc.ca. Deadline to submit is October 19, 2020.

Resident Innovation Fund 2020

We love resident innovation, and would love to help fund your projects. The Resident Innovation Fund is now accepting applications for 2020 until December 14, 2020. The fund is awarded by RDBC to invest in resident projects, with up to four awards annually with a maximum of $2500 per award with one award per category. For more information on the fund and to apply, visit our website.

RSVP for the Board of Directors Meeting

The next RDBC Board of Directors Meeting is coming up on October 14, 2020. Residents are invited to attend as observers. If you’re interested in attending, please be sure to RSVP.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Board of Directors Meeting
October 14

Therapeutics Initiative: Bringing Best Evidence to Clinicians
October 17

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If you need assistance setting up your electronic paystub, please email allison.ho-rewcastle@vch.ca.

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September 28
Applications are now open for UBC Master and Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care.

September 29
The 20th Annual Healthcare Summit invites interested residents to attend this event on October 26-27, 2020.

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When is the deadline to submit for the PULSE?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by October 23 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. Rachel Boyle. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna