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Rounds – May 1, 2015

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RDOC2Resident Doctors of Canada Election

The election of the two BC representatives for the Resident Doctors of Canada Board of Directors closes May 4th at noon. If you have any questions regarding the ballot please contact Resident Doctors of BC.

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Eligible members of Doctors of BC should have received emails with information and ballots for the Elected Officers and a referendum. If you did not receive your ballots or if you have any questions please contact Jessica Cavers. Voting closes at 11:59 PST on May 25, 2015


Upcoming Events

Block 10 Call Stipends
Block 10 Call stipend submissions will not be accepted after 11:59 pm on May 6th. Please ensure all Block 10 submissions are entered here before the deadline.

May Board Meeting
Interested residents are always welcome to attend Board Meetings. The next meeting is May 6th, at 6:30 pm at the Resident Doctors of BC office. Please email the office to RSVP

Splatter Party
Back by popular demand, this year’s splatter party will be May 28th. Register today, as space is limited and this event sells out!

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In 1983 the Medical Services Commission implemented regionalized billing numbers: (a geographic delineation of payment numbers) in an attempt to solve the problem of over-supply and under-supply of physicians in certain regions of BC. Resident Doctors of BC (PARI-BC at the time) successfully challenged this in court, and the restrictions were lifted in 1995.

New Website

Resident Doctors of BC is working to produce a new website which will be launched in June.


Resident Doctors of BC Trivia

How many weeks of parental/adoption leave is a resident eligible for? Email your answer by April 15th and you could win! ($10 Starbucks, iTunes or Amazon gift card) *Winner selected at random from all correct entries*
The correct answer from the last edition was: Residents can take leave with pay including reasonable travel time for LMCC, Royal College, College of Family Physicians, or Corporation Professionnelle des Medecins du Quebec exams.

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author: Michelle Seymour