residents

January 12, 2018

Before medical students become resident doctors responsible for patients, performing surgery, delivering results, or diagnosing issues, they must first be matched for residency placement through the CaRMS process. The Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) facilitates medical students’...

June 30, 2017

During the past week, I had the privilege of attending two separate Doctors of BC hosted Resident events. The first event celebrated all graduating Residents, the second welcomed all new Residents just starting out in British Columbia.

Completing residency is a huge milestone in a young...

February 6, 2017

There is no doubt that medical residents are an integral part of our health care system. They are our doctors of tomorrow, and I believe they will both shape and change the manner in which health care is delivered in the future. This week, February 6-10, marks the 16th annual Resident Awareness...

January 10, 2017

One of the most stressful and challenging times for medical students comes in their fourth year of study: the transition to residency. Students chose a discipline, apply for, and are invited to interviews that play a critical role in their future as doctors. On January 7th Doctors of BC and the...

June 29, 2016

On Friday, June 24, 2016 I had the honour of attending and speaking at the Doctors of BC’s hosted Resident Graduation event. Completing medical residency is a significant milestone in a young doctor’s life and career, and this annual celebratory event is our way of acknowledging this rite of...