rounds: October 15, 2021

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Celebrate the Halloween Spirit with RDBC

Are you an expert jack-o’-lantern carver, a newbie, or simply wanting to give it a shot? We are excited to launch an Instagram Halloween Contest this year with a focus on jack-o’-lanterns! Two prizes are available: one grand prize to be announced soon, and three $25 gift cards. Check out our website for more info and how to enter!

2021 Resident Innovation Fund

We are pleased to announce that the 2021 Resident Innovation Fund will be administered in partnership with the Ministry of Health, who, in recognition of the innovative spirit presented by our residents have agreed to increase the awards to a total of $40,000. For more information on this year’s Fund and to apply, visit our website.

Financial Pulse Update

The Financial Pulse has been updated with two new Pearls: “Do I need Long-Term Disability Insurance (LTD)?” and “Should I Invest or Pay Down Debt?”. Be sure to check them out!

HPV Grievance

Resident Doctors of BC has settled a grievance with the employer to enable residents in Otolaryngology, Colorectal Surgery, and Obstetrics Gynecology to receive the HPV vaccine at no cost. These groups were represented based on their close proximity and frequent performance of Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP). If you have concerns about your workplace exposures, please contact us.

Experienced an Injury in the Workplace?

Call the Provincial Workplace Health Call Centre to confidentially report an incident, exposure, or near miss at your facility.

1 (866) 922-9464

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When is the application deadline for the Resident Innovation Fund?

Email us your answer at info@residentdoctorsbc.ca by October 29 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. Quinten Clarke. Please contact us with your choice of gift card!

author: Sasha Zalyvadna