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rounds: July 22, 2022

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Announcing the New RDBC Executive Director

We are excited to announce Ms. Lona Cunningham as the new Executive Director of RDBC. The Board has unanimously accepted the search committee’s recommendation and we are delighted to have Lona join RDBC as the new Executive Director starting August 8, 2022. Please visit our website for more info.

Financial Pulse Contest

Thank you to everyone who entered our Financial Pulse contest! All ten winners have been randomly drawn and contacted. If you have not yet had the chance to check out the Financial Pulse, our program introducing various financial topics by residents, for residents, be sure to visit for all the articles, calculators and lessons.

What I Wish I Knew – July

Our July theme for What I Wish I Knew is ending soon! Be sure to check out this month’s theme, “About Taking Care of Myself in Residency” and all the great tips submitted by residents, and enter your own if you haven’t yet. All entries will receive a $5 Starbucks gift card, and a draw will be held at the end of the month for a $100 Amazon gift card.

Faculty/Resident Development Initiatives Grant

UBC is accepting letters of intent for projects that focus on enhancing the quality or scholarship of teaching in the Faculty of Medicine. Residents are eligible to submit proposals for projects with budget of $2500-$5000 by July 31st. The details can be found here.

UBC MAA Wellness Week

For UBC medical students, residents, alumni, and UBC Medical Alumni Association (MAA) members, having a healthy mind and body makes an incredible difference in the ability to help others. Now’s the time to take action. From August 8 to 14, 2022, during UBC MAA Wellness Week, presented by MD Financial Management, you can participate in a number of activities. More info here.

Understanding Incorporation: What You Need to Know

Join Doctors of BC’s Business Pathways on Wednesday August 3, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. for a live, educational webinar called “Understanding incorporation: What you need to know” with an accounting advisor from MNP, who will clarify the process of incorporation for your practice. More info here.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Board of Directors Meeting
July 27

Annual General Meeting
August 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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When is the deadline to apply for the RDBC Board of Directors?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by August 5 and you could win! ($10 to Starbucks, Indigo 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. Wallace Yuen. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna