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rounds – March 31, 2017

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CMA Ambassador Program

The CMA Ambassador Program is for members in the first fifteen years of their career – students, residents and early-career physicians — who are interested in getting involved in health policy, advocacy and leadership. CMA Ambassadors have the opportunity to attend CMA’s General Council, provide direct feedback to the CMA, and develop leadership skills through mentorship with physician leaders. The application deadline is TODAY, March 31.

Transition Tuesdays

The next Transition Tuesday seminar topic will be telehealth and telemedicine. This session is held on Tuesday, April 4th at 6PM and presented by Patrick Wong, Senior Technology Solution Architect at Doctors of BC. A great variety of technologies and options are being used by physicians throughout British Columbia. Some are specifically designed for health care and others have been adapted and repurposed. This seminar will explore the following questions: Given a choice, what should I be looking for? How should I prepare? What are some of the best practices, guidelines, and policies?Register here to attend this session.

CalendarUpcoming Events

Block 9 Final Deadline
Block 8 call shifts will be paid today, March 31. The FINAL deadline to submit Block 9 calls is April 12. www.callstipend.ca

Parenting Workshop
This annual workshop will be held on April 26th. Click here for details.

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A special “Journal Pub” is being held on April 19th at the MSAC to discuss Canada’s New Opioid Guidelines 2017. There are still a few seats remaining for interested residents. Click here for more details and to register.

laptop computer blog onlineFeatured Blog Articles

March 22, 2017
RESP Explained: The what, how, and why of RESPs.

March 31, 2017
Resident Grad Dinner: Learn more about this annual event hosted by Doctors of BC.

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What do you do to ensure your personal wellness?
Email your response by Apr 10 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. Brian Cho. Details about CoPR’s role and this year’s representatives can be found here.

author: Melissa Nilan