rounds: June 8, 2018

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Reminder: Special General Meeting – June 13, 6PM–8PM

The membership will be voting on significant bylaw changes that affect Resident Doctors of BC’s fiscal year and the Board’s election timeline and term length. Teleconference will be available for those unable to attend in person. See agenda and teleconference instructions here.

Doctors of BC in attendance at VGH – June 15th, 2018 

On June 15th, 2018 from 7:30 am till 1:00 pm, Doctors of BC will be in attendance at VGH to help answer any questions you may have relating to insurance, benefits, membership, transitioning into practice, and more.  Please drop by the Hemlock Room #124A in the Leon Judah Blackmore Pavilion to say hello. This will be the first of a series of events at VGH in the coming months. For more on Doctors of BC, in particular insurance with Doctors of BC, click here.

Pulse Podcast, Episode 4: Deciding to Start a Family 

The fourth episode of the Pulse Podcast is now out! This is part 1 of a 3 part special, all about parenting—the decisions, the facts about leave and benefits, interviews with Residents and their spouses, and more! Available on iTunes or Podbean.

UBC Medical Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament

Calling all residents! The UBC Medical Alumni Association (MAA) has a limited number of complimentary spaces still available for the upcoming 41st annual UBC Medical Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament on Wednesday, June 20th. Join them at the University Golf Club for a round of golf, contests, and amazing prizes! Contact med.alumni@ubc.ca to sign up for your free resident golf & dinner ticket, a $215 value, or to volunteer for the tournament! For more information about the tournament please visit the event page.

UBC Faculty of Medicine Alumni & Friends Socials 

The UBC Faculty of Medicine invites you to enjoy a burger and a brew while catching up with old friends and making new connections! These events include an official welcome to incoming first year residents! Socials will take place July 3, July 10, and July 13. For more information and to register, visit the event page.


Upcoming Events

Practice Survival Skills: What I Wish I Knew in My First Years of Practice
June 9. Resident rates are partially subsidized by the UBC Post Graduate Office. Up to 75 residents can register using these discounted rates. More info.

RDBC Special General Meeting
June 13. Teleconference is available; your attendance is vital! More info.

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It is a UBC policy that pregnant Residents do not work more than 12 continuous hours after 24 weeks of gestation.

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Ongoing for 2018
Paging Positivity is rocking! Check out the page to see if you can spot a shoutout for you, or to submit one of your own!

June 5, 2018
Check out this month’s Resident Spotlight with Dr. Daniel Ting, where we discuss his experience interning at CJEM, working with CanadiEM, and more!

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What is the topic for the three part Pulse Podcast special?
Email your response to info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by June 22 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. Ana Gomez. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna