RDoC’s strategic objectives are:


Best training. Healthy residents. Unparalleled care.


Champion excellence in medical education, resident wellness, and health systems as the national voice of resident doctors.


  • To optimize the continuum of medical education in Canada.
  • To lead a pan-Canadian comprehensive approach to resident wellness.
  • To contribute to improvements and innovation in Canadian health systems and patient care.

Strategic Objectives:

  1. Building expertise on all aspects of the resident experience through research, collaboration and advocacy in support of RDoC’s mandate.
  2. Collaborating with our provincial partners, national stakeholders, and governments to build positive, safe, and diverse learning and working environments in medicine.
  3. Championing optimal, equitable, and sustainable health and wellness for all Canadians, including physicians.
  4. Advocating for a needs-based, pan-Canadian physician human resources strategy that ensures Canada has the right physicians in the right place at the right time.
  5. Empowering residents to successfully navigate transitions within training and into practice.
  6. Providing experiential leadership opportunities for resident doctors at the national level.