rounds: March 29, 2018

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RDBC 2017 Innovation Fund Recipients

Thank you to all who submitted applications for the Resident Doctors of BC 2017 Resident Innovation Fund, the aim of which is to provide funding for a broad range of resident-led initiatives to improve and enrich the resident experience.

We are happy to announce the three recipients: Dr. Jesse Thompson, Dr. Greg Costello, and Dr. Megan Kilvert.

Pulse Podcast Episode 2 – Tackling Taxes

The second episode of the Pulse Podcast is out and the theme for March is taxes. We will be discussing the new federal tax changes that were just announced. The deadline to file your 2017 taxes is April 30, 2018, so be sure to give the episode a listen for any questions you may have. Listen here.

UBC Medicine Resident Research Grants

The UBC Faculty of Medicine awards two Resident Research Grants each year – one for family practice residents and the other for specialty residents. The grants are specifically for residents in BC who are working on research projects related to education/CPD. Deadline for submissions is April 25, 2018. More info.

Internal Review Volunteer Needed Urgently

Email us to volunteer for the April 25 (AM) Clinical Immunology & Allergy (Adult) internal review. For a full list of other dates and details, visit our Internal Review page.

RDBC Office Relocation

Don’t forget! This weekend, our office will be moving away from our current location to #350 – 1665 West Broadway. Our phone number will remain the same. More info.

CalendarUpcoming Events

“Shuttle Docs” Badminton
Sign up here! Apr 14.

UBC Medicine Art Show
More info + submissionsare open! Apr 21.

Book and appleDid you Know?

Is there something missing, broken or dirty in your call room? Call RDBC after you contact the appropriate on-site facilities. We will follow-up with the site to ensure that all call rooms meet the Collective Agreement standard.

laptop computer blog onlineFeatured Blog Articles

March 21, 2018
Check out this month’s Resident Spotlight featuring Dr. Geoff Frost!

March 23, 2018
Announcing Group Sports Funding!

question mark post it thumbtack multicolour rainbowFeedback Question

What is the title of of the new Pulse Podcast episode?
E-mail your response to info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by April 13 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. Madalena Dearden. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna