rounds: March 16, 2018

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BCCFP Family Medicine Resident Awards

Nominations for this year’s BC College of Family Physicians (BCCFP) resident awards are due by April 9.

There are two categories: the $5,000 BCCFP Resident Leadership Award for an R2 graduating from the UBC Family Practice Residency Program; and the $1,500 Dr. Manoo and Jean Gurjar Award, BCCFP Family Medicine Resident Scholarship, which is awarded to a male and a female resident in the UBC program.

Please submit your nomination online. (Note that each submission requires a nomination letter from either a family physician, a resident colleague or a student.)

UBC Medicine 13th Annual Art Show

The Art Show is organized by Arts in Medicine and is an exhibition of visual arts by members of UBC’s medical community, held annually at the Medical Student and Alumni Centre (MSAC). They are currently accepting resident submissions! All pieces of visual art are welcomed.

UBC Medicine Resident Research Grants

The UBC Faculty of Medicine awards two Resident Research Grants each year – one for family practice residents and the other for specialty residents. The grants are specifically for residents in BC who are working on research projects related to education/CPD. Deadline for submissions is April 25, 2018. More info.

Rural Locum Forum

The Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues (JSC) of Doctors of Canada is pleased to announce funding for physicians who are providing – or considering to provide – locum services in rural BC communities to attend the Rural Locum Forum to be held in Nanaimo on May 11, 2018. Be sure to visit the conference page if you are interested for more information!

CalendarUpcoming Events

Vancouver & Surrey Tax Clinics
Vancouver: March 21
Surrey: March 22

2018 Federal Tax Changes Impact Workshop
Register here!
Workshop on Mar 21 during Vancouver Tax Clinic

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After $75, 80% of your extended health costs are covered by your benefits. After $1000, that amount increases to 100%.

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March 1, 2018
The RDBC office is moving!

March 2, 2018
Have you read the March Pulse Newsletter yet?

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What is the title of the latest edition of the Pulse Newsletter?
E-mail your response to info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by March 29 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. Eleanor Parton. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna