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rounds – March 17, 2017

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Awards of Excellence

Each year Resident Doctors of BC recognizes three people for their outstanding achievements in the areas of resident advocacy, leadership, and teaching. This year we are pleased to congratulate the following Award winners:

  • Award of Merit: Dr. Joshua Gurberg, Otolaryngology Resident
  • Award for Excellence in Teaching: Dr. Kevin Clark, Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Kelowna
  • Residents’ Advocate Award: Dr. Peter Gee, Site Director, Family Medicine Strathcona

Please visit our website for more details about their contributions.

Get Your Taxes Done For Free

Resident Doctors of Victoria are invited to have their tax returns completed for free onMarch 23, 2017, from 11am to 6:30pm and attend a lunch and learn from 12-1pm about “How to keep more of what you earn as a Resident.” Click here for details.

The program is provided by the Financial Literacy Counsel and is built on best practices and services that were developed for both UBC Medicine in 2003 and Vancouver Coastal Health’s EFAP in 2011. These services are part of Resident Doctors of BC’s (RDBC)mission to promote the professional, personal, and financial well-being of residents. The Financial Literacy for Residents Program was launched in 2013 as part of your existing member benefits plan through RDBC and health benefits through VCH Employee and Financial Assistance Program (EFAP).

CalendarUpcoming Events

Tax Workshops
Don’t miss out on the two upcoming tax workshops in Vancouver and Victoria at the end of this month.

Billing Workshop
On April 29, the SGP is hosting their annual Billing Education Workshop: The Dollars and Sense of Family Practice. Details and registration here.

Book and appleDid you Know?

The BC College of Family Physicians (BCCFP) has financial awards for residents in the UBC Family Practice Residency Program. There are two $1500 awards, and one $5000 award. The application deadline is April 8, 2017. Visit the BCCFP website for details.

laptop computer blog onlineFeatured Blog Articles

March 8, 2017
Tax Tips and Deductions for Residents: Advice from an accountant.

March 15, 2017
Practice Management Training: RDoC’s priority and how residents can help.

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question mark post it thumbtack multicolour rainbowTrivia Question

What is CoPR’s mandate, and who is your program rep?
Email your response by Mar 27 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. Morgan Lam. Residents can start maternity leave up to 11 weeks prior to their expected due date.

author: Melissa Nilan