rounds: February 19, 2021

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Nominations for RDBC Awards of Excellence

The nomination period for our annual Awards of Excellence is nearly at a close, coming up on February 26. Three awards (Merit, Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial for Excellence in Teaching, Residents’ Advocate) are given each year to outstanding individuals in the field of medicine. Recipients receive an awards ceremony in their honour, commemoration on a wall plaque in the Resident Doctors of BC office, a personal commemorative award, and a $1000 donation to the charity/charities of their choice. For more information on the awards, past recipients, and the nomination forms, click here.

Call for Submissions – PULSE

Are you interested in being featured in the upcoming edition of our tri-annual magazine, the PULSE? We are seeking submissions from our membership, including art, written pieces, or any other creative means you pursue. For more info or to submit a piece, email sasha@residentdoctorsbc.ca.

Questions? Concerns?

If you have any questions or concerns about your residency, please reach out directly to RDBC at our confidential lines at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca or at 604-876-7636. We are happy to assist with any of your residency queries.


If you do not have a dosimeter and need one, contact your supervisor to get connected with the correct admin. If they are unable to provide one, please contact the VCH Resident Safety Advisor, Jesse Cooper (604-875-4111 ext. 69717 jesse.cooper@vch.ca).

CalendarUpcoming Events

UBC Respiratory Medicine Update Virtual Conference – Day Two
February 20

The 21st Century House Call: Is Virtual Health Here to Stay?
February 24

Experienced an Injury in the Workplace?

Call the Provincial Workplace Health Call Centre to confidentially report an incident, exposure, or near miss at your facility.

1 (866) 922-9464

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February 4
Our Resident Spotlight with Dr. Ameer Farooq is now available!

February 12
The BCCP Resident Awards are now open for nominations.

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When is the deadline to submit a nomination for the Awards of Excellence?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by March 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. Emilie Russell. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna