With the recent PARO elections now closed, we wish to extend a big congratulations to our new PARO representatives: Christine Prudhoe & Vanessa Audet from our PGY-1 cohort - as well, to our continuing PGY-2 representative, Supreet Sunil!
Below is a message regarding a newer locum initiative that was brought to our attention. "My name is Dr. Haneen Abu-Remaileh, and I am a GP locum in BC. As a locum in my first five years in practice, I noted the lack of a simple centralized search tool for locums to explore all of their opportunities within each province (and cross-country). Locum Recruitment has already been identified as a priority issue at both the provincial and national levels. To solve this issue, we c
I want to extend a sincere thank you for all the residents who expressed interest and put forth their name for consideration for these elections. Below are the results: CFPC: Sabrina Dzafovic OCFP: Paule Bertholet KTI Wellness: Erin Budd (Cohort A), Marianne Godbout (Cohort B) --- The below wellness residents were chosen internally. QBOL Wellness: Katherine Liu PK/BQ Wellness: Forthcoming Congratulations to all! Please also take the time to vote in the current PARO elections.
On behalf of one of our PGY-3s: Hi PGY-1s! I’m looking for one or more residents to help me get a fluoride varnish program off the ground at QFHT. Fluoride varnish is applied to children’s teeth every 3-6 months and helps prevent caries. This is hugely important in our area because our water isn’t fluoridated, so many kids have no fluoride exposure at all. I have arranged for supplies to be provided through the health unit, but we still need to create the program at QFHT. The
Please check your e-mail for complete details and welcome packages from OCFP & CFPC. As promised, we are now soliciting nominations for the elected PGY-1 positions for the upcoming academic year. If interested, please send in a blurb expressing your interest and the experience you bring to the role (Max 250 words). These are great opportunities that offer meaningful leadership experiences. If you have any questions regarding the roles themselves feel free to email me. PGY-1