On Zoom, Dr. Julia Zazoulina, R4, displays a hoop performance at Resident Talent Night 2020, with emcees Dr. Laura Halperin and Dr. Carmen Wong watching (Internal Med, R2s)
Talent Night 2020 Recap!
Hello members of the PGME Community!
Thank you very much for attending the 13th Annual Resident Talent Night!
Talent Night 2020 was our first iteration of a virtual event- and the evening was a huge success! We had a number of amazing performances and artwork submissions by:
Dr. Roger Wong, Dr. Adam Soares, Dr. Terri Aldred, Dr. Will Wu, Dr. Farah Joseph, Dr. Tarun Soni, Dr. Narain Verma, Dr. Danny Liang. Dr. Aaros Cass, Dr. Nathan Stefani, Dr. Wynn Tran, Dr. Robert Nathan, Dr. Mei Wen, Dr. Maria Koleva, Dr. David Deng, Dr. Yi Ariel Yu, Dr. Sabine Lague, and Dr. Julia Zazoulina.
A big thank you to all of our performers and artists who helped make the evening a success!
5th Annual Faculty & Staff Wellness Awards
The UBC Postgraduate Faculty & Staff Wellness Award honours faculty and staff members in postgraduate medical education who demonstrate leadership in resident wellness.
Presented at Talent Night, the Resident Wellness Office would like to congratulate our 2020 award winners!
Dr. Storness Bliss is an OBGYN physician from Surrey Memorial Hospital. Her residents have many things to say about her commitment to resident wellness:
“Dr. Storness Bliss made a huge difference in my life as a resident… I feel much more well-equipped to manage my own wellness after working with her. It’s incredible how much small moments can change your entire life“.
Dr. Alex Seal is the Program Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. His residents have many things to say about his commitment to resident wellness:
“Dr. Seal is the epitome of excellence, professionalism, and leadership… he makes an effort to show concerns about our family lives and wellbeing. He has been a beacon of light during the ongoing COVID pandemic“.
Dr. Danielle Chin is a Psychiatry Physician and the lead of the Northeast Mental Health Team. Her residents have many things to say about her commitment to resident wellness:
“Dr. Chin is an exemplary role model and advocate for resident wellness… she is an amazing staff to work with, provides a positive learning environment, and makes learners feel like respected colleagues“.
A big congratulations to this year’s recipients!
A big thank you to Dr. Laura Halperin and Dr. Carmen Wong for hosting a wonderful evening, to Dr. Ravi Sidhu for his welcoming remarks, to all of the performers and artists, to Dr. Storness-Bliss, Dr. Seal, and Dr. Chin for their kind words at the presentation of the Faculty & Staff Wellness Awards, and to all of our members across the PGME Community that attended!
We look forward to welcoming you all again to Resident Talent Night in September 2021.