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rounds Sep 16, 2016

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Introducing Your New Board

On September 14th, the 2016-2017 Board of Directors internally elected their Executive:
President: Dr. David Kim
Vice President: Dr. Gagan Dhaliwal
Director of Finance: Dr. Clark Funnell
Director of Communications: Dr. Goldis Mitra
We also welcomed a number of residents as Official Observers. For the full list of board members please check out our website, as well as the next edition of the PULSE.

UBC PGME Internal Reviews

UBC will be conducting internal reviews on all postgraduate residency programs. The goal of the internal review process is to enable positive changes to the training program that will benefit both residents and faculty. The following programs have confirmed their review date, and we are seeking resident volunteers from outside these programs to assist:
Adult Neurology – Nov 17 (AM)
Clinician Investigator Program (CIP) – Feb 17 (AM)

If you are interested, please email info@residentdoctorsbc.ca for more details.

Sad News from Resident Wellness Office

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the sudden passing of one of our Orthopedic Surgery Residents, Dr. Brett Kilb. We offer our sincerest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. Please read this letter sent out by UBC today.


Upcoming Events

Block 2 Final Deadline
Block 1 will be paid today, September 16. The FINAL deadline to submit calls for Block 2 (Aug 2-28) is September 28, 2016. Please enter all call shifts before the deadline to ensure payment.

Victoria Social
Join us at Spinnakers Gastro Brew Pub 6:30PM on September 21st for dinner and drinks. Email us to RSVP by Sep 19th.

Book and appleDid you Know?

The Council of Program Representatives (CoPR) act as liaisons between Resident Doctors of BC and the membership; representatives share information with their colleagues, and relay issues and concerns to the Board of Directors.

Interested in joining CoPR? Keep an eye out for an email about the CoPR elections in the coming weeks!

laptop computer blog onlineFeatured Blog Articles

September 8, 2016
Residents and Financial Trifecta: Financial Literacy Counsel explains how to deal with a 6 digit debt load, 4 digit monthly income and 0 digit savings account.

September 14, 2016
CMA & Joule: The Next Step: About the New in Practice Guide, Joule, and Innovation Grants.

Email us to contribute to our blog! 

question mark post it thumbtack multicolour rainbowFeedback Question

What should you do when you make a mistake on the call stipend submission form?
Email your response by Sep 26th and you could win! ($10 to Starbucks, iTunes or Amazon.) Winners randomly selected from all entries and announced in the next Rounds.
The winner from the last edition was Dr. Gurinder Grewal.

author: Melissa Nilan