rounds: June 5, 2020

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CMPA Coverage Update

Effective July 1, UBC has confirmed that CMPA fees will be reimbursed to residents on a monthly basis via their paycheck. This will show as a separate line on your paystub. For more information on CMPA coverage, click here.

A New Call Stipend System is Coming!

We have been busy working on bringing you a new and improved call stipend system that aims to provide a smoother experience, including the ability to review your submissions. This new system will be available for Block 1, 2020. Please keep an eye on your email as we approach the new academic year for updates.

May Wellness Month

Thank you to everyone who participated in our virtual activities this May Wellness Month. This has been our first foray into virtual events in lieu of our regular May activities to promote resident wellness. If you have any feedback you would like to share and have us take into account for any future, virtual events as necessary, we’d love to hear it. Congratulations to all the winners of the $100 Skip the Dishes gift card: Dr. Alison Lee, Dr. Alexa Clark, Dr. Amanda Degenhardt and Dr. Lindsay McRae. Congratulations also to Dr. Basil Kadoura and Dr. Melissa Cunningham for winning the Apple Watches graciously provided by the CMA as part of our Wellness Month!

RDoC BC Representatives Elected

This year’s BC representatives for the Resident Doctors of Canada Board of Directors have been reviewed by our Board, and elected. The RDBC Board will be sending Dr. Nicole Jedrzejko (PGY-3, General Surgery) and Dr. Sarah Silverberg (PGY-1, Pediatrics) as the selected representatives for BC. If you have RSVPed for the RDoC Annual General Meeting, it will be taking place virtually on June 13.

alumNIGHTS Pride

Join alumni UBC online for alumNIGHTS Pride on Friday, June 12th and celebrate Pride 2020! DJ O Show will bring her passion for music, with energy-filled playlists and memorable sets and Maiden China, BA’15, will offer two striking drag performances. The evening is hosted by all UBC Vancouver faculties. Come mix, mingle and kick-off the Pride Season with fellow alumni, students, faculty, staff, and the LGBTQ2SIA+ community. Register for free.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Shedding Light On Risks With Anticholinergic Drug Use – Practical Tips for Patient Care
June 10

alumNIGHTS Pride
June 12

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We have a dedicated page to Hospitals providing info on parking, food, utilities, and more.

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May 13
Our May Resident Spotlight with Dr. Varun Bajaj is now out!

June 3
“Residency Did You Know?” has made a brief come back for COVID-19 vacation questions.

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When is the new call stipend system launching?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by June 19 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. Jennie Ding. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna