rounds – Feb 3, 2017

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Resident Research

Help out your fellow residents with by participating in their research studies:
1)Residents living with a disability are invited to participate in an interview/focus group to help inform research around current and future education accommodation policies. A $20 honorarium will be provided.
2) Research into the factors which promote resilience amongst residents. All UBC residents are invited to complete a 5-10 minute survey; include your email for a chance to win 1 of 4 $50 gift cards.

The Great Hatch

“The Great Hatch” is an ambitious, weekend-long medical innovation event being held March 3rd to 5th, that will bring together around 100 participants and 30 mentors, all from engineering, healthcare and design, to build solutions to healthcare problems faced locally. These solutions include both hardware and software prototypes. Residents will have the opportunity to pitch a healthcare challenge they’ve noticed in their education, and then collaborate with engineers and designers to create a prototype over the weekend. The application deadline is February 10th.

Transition Tuesdays

For the month of February, UBC is hosting 3 Seminar Series on transition to practice topics. The seminars are offered in person, via WebEx/VC anywhere technology as well as select video-conference rooms in Prince George, Fort St. John, Victoria, Nanaimo, Kamloops, and Kelowna.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Block 7 Deadline
Block 6 call shifts will be paid today, Feb 3rd. The FINAL deadline to submit call shifts for Block 7 is February 15th.

Practice Management Curriculum by CMA
Register for a free full-day session on practice management, March 1st.

Book and appleDid you Know?

Next week, Feb 6-10, is Resident Awareness Week, a national event that helps inform the public about who residents are and their role in the healthcare system. Find out how RDBC is celebrating by visiting our website. There are many opportunities for residents to participate.

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question mark post it thumbtack multicolour rainbowFeedback Question

Name one wellness/crisis resource you can contact if you need help.
Email your response by Feb 13 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. Teresa Liang. The January meal allowance will be paid March 31st.

author: Melissa Nilan