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rounds – March 18, 2015

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CMA General Council

The CMA is selecting 10 residents from Western provinces/territories to join them at their General Council this fall. Selected applicants will receive funding assistance. Applications will be accepted March 11 – 31. http://ow.ly/Zac4t

JOSH Committee

We are looking for a resident volunteer interested in joining Royal Columbian Hospital’s Joint Occupational Safety & Health Committee (JOSH). The committee is developed by Worksafe BC and main duties are to identify situations that may be unhealthy or unsafe for workers and to consult with colleagues and employer on issues related to occupational health & safety.
This committee requires a commitment 1.5 hours per month, committee meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month at RCH. These meetings are scheduled between 1:30 and 3:00pm.
If you would like to volunteer please contact us at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca


Upcoming Events

Block 9 Call Stipends
The deadline to enter calls for Block 9 performed between February 15 and March 13 is March 28. Please enter all of your all shifts before the deadline to ensure payment.
Resident Library
We are still looking for a few volunteers to participate in Resident Library to speak with medical students about their program. The event is March 29th 6:30 – 8:30 at MSAC. Register here.

Book and appleDid you Know?

The Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership has 70 complementary spots for residents at their program May 13th in Toronto.
This 1-day conference has been customized for students and residents and is complimentary. You would join the larger group of practicing physicians for the opening keynote sessions in the morning and then break off into two workshops that have been customized specifically for residents.


Resident Doctors of BC Trivia

What section of the Collective Agreement discusses Parental Leave?

Email the Article number by March 29th and you could win! ($10 Starbucks, iTunes or Amazon gift card) *Winner selected at random from all entries*
The winner from the last edition was Dr. Aaron Lau

author: Michelle Seymour