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rounds – March 3, 2017

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DofBC Changemaker Awards

Do you know a medical student or resident who is leading change in health care through grassroots advocacy efforts? Nominate them for Doctors of BC’s third annual Changemaker award! Winners are presented with a $1,000 cheque and an engraved plaque at the Awards Ceremony, which will take place at Doctors of BC’s Annual General Meeting, June 3, 2017. Winners will also be featured in the BC Medical Journal and on the Doctors of BC website. Submit your nominations before April 7, 2017 – detailed information and nomination forms can be found at www.doctorsofbc.ca/changemaker.

Internal Reviews

UBC is conducting internal reviews on all postgraduate residency programs with the goal of enabling positive changes that will benefit both residents and faculty. The following programs require a resident volunteer (note that reviewers cannot be from the program they are reviewing). If you are interested, please email us.
– Medical Genetics: Apr 12, 2017, afternoon
– Adult Hematology: May 29, 2017, afternoon
– Family Medicine: Sep 21 & 22, two full days (senior resident preferred)

CalendarUpcoming Events

Block 8 Final Deadline
Block 7 call shifts will be paid today, March 3. The FINAL deadline to submit call shifts for Block 8 is March 16th.

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

Book and appleDid you Know?

The Society of General Practitioners is hosting a billing educationworkshop on April 29th from 9am-4pm at St. Paul’s Hospital.

Don’t miss the deadline to submit your artwork for the UBC Arts in Medicine Art Show. The last day is March 11th. The show is on April 1st at the MSAC.

laptop computer blog onlineFeatured Blog Articles

February 21, 2017
TFSA & RRSP: An overview from CPA, CA, Richard Wong.

March 1, 2017
Distributed Resident Profile: Dr. Emily Stewart interviews two Victoria-based residents.

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When can residents start maternity leave?
Email your response by Mar 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. Peter-James Stepaniuk. Check out all our RAW initiatives here.

author: Melissa Nilan