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Rounds – July 10, 2015

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Family Medicine Representative for RDoC

Resident Doctors of Canada is looking for a Family Medicine Representative for their Board of Directors. This is a position specifically for a member in Family Medicine.
Desired experience can include:

  • Governance skills (previously served with other organizations as a board member or executive member, such as Secretary, Vice President, Treasurer, Committee Chair, etc.)
  • Management skills (previous experience in policy, advocacy, medical education, professionalism, communications, wellbeing)
  • Previous RDoC representation as a liaison representative or a Committee / Working Group member
  • Specific skills in finance, legal issues, strategic planning, human resources, leadership, IT

The RDoC Board of Directors will meet face to face on these dates:
Board of Directors Meetings in August 29-30, 2015, November 28-29, 2015, and March 5-6, 2016 (all in Ottawa) and June 11-12, 2016 (Winnipeg).
Additionally there may be teleconferences and emails between meetings.

To be considered for this position, please send your CV and letter of intent to Chair, Governance and Nominating Committee, Resident Doctors of Canada at info@residentdoctors.ca by noon on Thursday, July 23, 2015.

If you have any questions, please contact the RDoC at info@residentdoctors.ca or 613-234-6448.


Upcoming Events

Block 13 Submission Deadline
The Block 13 submission deadline for on time payment is July 15th. Submissions will be accepted until 11:59 pm on July 30th.

Kelowna Site Visit and Social
Resident Doctors of BC will be in Kelowna on July 22nd. Join us from 3 to 5 for a half day presentation, then for dinner afterwards. More details to come.

Book and appleDid you Know?

In 1992 Resident Doctors of BC (then PARI-BC) lobbied for amendments to the Medical and Health Services act to prevent payment of differential fees to physicians based on years of practice, which resulted in lower billing fees for new physician graduates.

Don’t forget to check your pay stubs!
R1s and R2s receive their $1000 Professional Expense Benefit on today’s pay stub.


Resident Doctors of BC Trivia

How many hours must scheduled duty assignments be separated by? Email your answer by July 17th and you could win! ($10 Starbucks, iTunes or Amazon gift card) *Winner selected at random from all correct entries*
The correct answer from the last edition was: Parking while on cross coverage is covered
The winner was: Dr. Simon Woo

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author: Michelle Seymour