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Annual General Meeting – August 18, 2018

Want to know what RDBC has been up to this past year? Attend the Annual General Meeting on Saturday, August 18 at 5:00PM. All members are welcome. RSVP to info@residentdoctorsbc.ca

RDBC Board of Directors: Nominations End Soon!

Do you have a passion for advocacy or a desire to learn more about your union? Whether you are an R1 or an R7, we want you to apply! Nominations are being accepted until 12PMon Monday, July 23. The Resident Doctors of BC Board makes real changes in the hospitals, the province, and the lives of fellow doctors. For more info and the nomination form, click here. To read a first-hand experience of being on the Board, read our interviewwith Dr. James Wang.

BCPSQC Quality Awards 2019

The BC Patient Safety & Quality Council are now accepting nominations for their 2019 Quality Awards. The awards celebrate projects within the four areas of care as well as four inspiring individuals, including patients and caregivers as well as health care practitioners. Closing date is July 15, 2018. More info.

R1s: A Place to Connect

Are you an R1 looking to connect with your fellow coworkers? A Resident-created and led Facebook group has been created as a place for UBC residents to connect to create sports, fine arts, socials, and other clubs.

R1s: Join the Society of General Practitioners Board

SGP is looking for an R1 Family Medicine Resident Rep to join its Board which meets 5 times/year in Vancouver, typically on a Sunday. You will also sit as an SGP delegate on the Doctors of BC Representative Assembly which meets 3 full days/year in Vancouver. Travel and expenses are covered, and an honourarium is provided. For more information and to apply, email Jean Clarke at jclarke@doctorsofbc.ca.

BCMJ 60th Anniversary Dinner

BCMJ would like to invite you to come and celebrate the BC Medical Journal’s 60th Anniversary on Thursday, 9 August 2018. Member and guest registration at http://evite.me/jANCkwTMc2.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Kelowna Site Visit & Social
July 25

Fireworks Social
July 28

Book and appleDid you Know?

If you have a Canada Student loan and are a distributed family medicine resident, you may be eligible for student loan forgiveness. Check out the eligibility here.

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July 16, 2018
Episode 6 of the Pulse Podcast on tips for surviving R1 is now out!

July 17, 2018
We chatted with Dr. Skye Crawford for July’s Resident Spotlight!

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When is the deadline for the RDBC Board of Directors nominations?
Email us your answer by August 3 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. Danny Lee. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna