Planning for life after residency: Start with Transition Tuesdays

Doctors of BC, the UBC PGME Transition into Practice Program, and MD Financial Management have introduced the Transition Tuesdays Seminar Series to help residents start planning their move to independent practice. Free 1-hour seminars are held on the first Tuesday of every month in the Diamond Centre Building in Vancouver from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (a light dinner is served from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.).

A roster of experts will help residents start their careers on solid ground, with talks that focus on the practical skills residents need to be successful in their medical practice. Upcoming seminars will cover investing, incorporation, leadership, and billing and fees.

The seminars can also be accessed via videoconference rooms at various sites around the province. Residents in all levels are welcome to attend. To register, visit For further information, e-mail

Date Organization Speaker Topic
1 March 2016 MDFM Greg Lee Son Investing 101: Show me the money!
5 April 2016 MDFM Greg Lee Son Introduction to incorporation
3 May 2016 UBC Roger Wong Empowering physicians to become leaders
7 June 2016 Doctors of BC Juanita Grant Fees, audits, and billing

. Planning for life after residency: Start with Transition Tuesdays. BCMJ, Vol. 58, No. 1, January, February, 2016, Page(s) 40 - News.

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