2016

RDoC holiday office closure

RDoC holiday office closure

The RDoC office will be closed for the holidays beginning December 21, 2016, reopening on January 3, 2017 at 8:00 ET. Happy Holidays!

Coming soon: Competency-By-Design

Coming soon: Competency-By-Design

It is an exciting time in Canada’s medical education community as we prepare for the official launch of competency-based medical education (CBME). On July 1st, 2017, residents entering Otolaryngology/ENT and Anesthesia programs will be the first cohort to complete their training under Competency-By-Design (CBD).

Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations

Resident Doctors of Canada (RDoC) is now seeking nominations for its 2016 Awards. Through its Awards Program, RDoC honours individuals who have contributed to improving various elements of the lives of resident doctors in Canada.

Royal College Exam Updates

Royal College Exam Updates

Updates to the Adolescent Medicine, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation examination formats for 2017.

2015-2016 Annual Report

2015-2016 Annual Report

The report includes a message from our Past President Dr. Thomas McLaughlin and it outlines the various activities of RDoC from July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016.

RDoC Office closed for Remembrance Day

RDoC Office closed for Remembrance Day

The RDoC Office will be closed for Remembrance Day on Friday, November 11, 2016. We will re-open for regular business hours on Monday, November 14, 2016.

RDoC @ FMF 2016

RDoC @ FMF 2016

RDoC is proud to be taking part in the Family Medicine Forum (FMF) this year, from November 9 – 12, 2016 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

New CAPER Fact Sheet

New CAPER Fact Sheet

A new fact sheet on sources of funding in postgraduate training is now available.

MCCQE Part II Preparatory Resources

MCCQE Part II Preparatory Resources

The Medical Council of Canada (MCC) has posted a set of information and resources for candidates preparing for the fall MCCQE Part II.

Royal College Exam Updates

Royal College Exam Updates

Updates to the Anatomical Pathology, General Pathology Medicine, and Medical Microbiology examination formats for 2016.

70TH WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY

70TH WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY

The Government of Canada is offering, once more, the opportunity for a Canadian youth to attend the world health assembly as part of the Canadian delegation and to observe the workings of this specialised agency of the United Nations.

New CAPER reports

New CAPER reports

Provincial and specialty specific reports based on the 2015-16 census of postgraduate trainees have been posted on the CAPER website.

Royal College Exam Updates

Royal College Exam Updates

Updates to the Gynecologic Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Geriatric Medicine, and Infectious Diseases Medicine examination formats for 2016.

Royal College Exam Updates

Royal College Exam Updates

Updates to the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, Pediatric Radiology, Respirology (Adult) Examination formats.

New CAPER Fact Sheet

New CAPER Fact Sheet

A new fact sheet on gender trends in postgraduate training is now available.

Annual General Meeting – 2016

Annual General Meeting – 2016

Resident of Doctors of Canada will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, June 11, 2016 in Winnipeg.

RDoC @ CCME 2016

RDoC @ CCME 2016

The 2016 conference will be held in Montréal, Québec on April 16-19 2016 and feature a number of residents presenting or speaking at various sessions.

2016 MCCQE Part II Update from MCC

2016 MCCQE Part II Update from MCC

An update about the selection process for PGY-1 candidates for the spring 2016 MCCQE Part II, and the upcoming application process for all candidates for the fall 2016 MCCQE Part II.

RDoC Releases new Position Paper on Entry Disciplines

RDoC Releases new Position Paper on Entry Disciplines

RDoC has developed a formal position and national advocacy approach to address and influence changes in education delivery that align with patient needs and support learner transitions across the education continuum and into practice.

RDoC On Campus

RDoC On Campus

On Saturday, March 19, 2016, RDoC and the Professional Association of Residents of Newfoundland & Labrador (PARNL) will host an on-campus event for residents.

New CAPER Fact Sheet

New CAPER Fact Sheet

Fact sheet focuses on visa trainees in Canadian postgraduate medical training.

OpED: Physician, heal thyself

OpED: Physician, heal thyself

The Vancouver Sun on the importance of resiliency training to prevent burnout in resident doctors.

ARFM Task Force Releases Policy Paper

ARFM Task Force Releases Policy Paper

The publication describes the current status of how medical education, practice and policies are meeting the needs of Canadians living in rural and remote areas.