rounds: April 27, 2018

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Reminder to RSVP for Parenting & Family Planning Workshop

Parents and those considering parenthood, come join us on Saturday, May 5, 12 PM – 3 PM for this year’s Parenting Workshop! Taking place at The Great Escape in Langley, the afternoon will be full of both presentations and activities for parents and kids alike. RSVP by end of today, April 27, 2018More info.

HEABC: Request for Volunteers in Session on Physician Compensation

HEABC has reached out to us requesting 30 volunteers to take part in a session on Physician Compensation.  Our Volunteers will be hosted by HEABC and joined by a representative of the Ministry of Health for a respectful, open discussion regarding existing and potential future models of Physician Compensation. More info.

Pulse Podcast Is Now on iTunes!

We are happy to announce that you can now find our Pulse Podcast on iTunes! We are discoverable through search, or by using this link. Episode 3 will be coming out shortly, so if you haven’t yet, be sure to catch up! Happy listening, Residents!

Practice Survival Skills: What I Wish I Knew in My First Years of Practice

This 11th annual conference and Job Fair will emphasize practical, non-clinical knowledge crucial for your career: billing; MSP audits; report-writing; job finding; and internet resources. Join UBC at the end of the day for a Job Fair and Reception to network with colleagues and make career connections! Register here.

Rural Education Action Plan: Specialty Training Bursary

REAP offers a Specialty Training Bursary to medical specialty residents enrolled in a Canadian Specialty Training Program.  Applicants must be in their final two years of residency and have been accepted to a position by a specialty department of a hospital in an RSA community in British Columbia once they have completed their residency program.  The bursary is $25,000/year to a maximum of two years. For more info, you can email the REAP office at reap@familymed.ubc.ca. Deadline to apply is June 29, 2018.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Parenting Workshop
Be sure to RSVP! May 5.

Rural Locum Forum
More info. May 11.

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If you are on a distributed rotation, you are not required to “make up” call when you return, as you were away from service during your distributed training.

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April 3, 2018
Interested in volunteering with RDoC? Read how!

April 25, 2018
Resident Spotlight for April is Dr. Kaila Holtz. Check it out!

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Where is the upcoming Parenting & Family Planning Workshop being held at?
E-mail your response to info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by May 11 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. Jordan Wong. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

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author: Sasha Zalyvadna