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Welcome to Medicine An introduction from the BCMA, CMA and the Physician Health Program of BC. September 16 th , 2010
Who you will hear from today: <ul><li>Dr. Ian Gillespie </li></ul><ul><li>BCMA President </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Brian Brodi...
Before we start <ul><li>Other introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Handouts & websites </li></ul><ul><li>Questions (prizes) </l...
<ul><li>Dr. Ian Gillespie </li></ul>
The role of the BCMA <ul><li>Represents physicians </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiates your compensation and benefits </li></ul><...
Some of what we do <ul><li>Negotiations:     Physician Master Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Health Reform:   GPSC & SSC </li...
Health Promotion <ul><li>Focus on how we can prevent illness and injury </li></ul><ul><li>Deals with many issues: </li></u...
Points of interest <ul><li>Physician Health – including yours </li></ul><ul><li>BCMA Summer Student Internships </li></ul>...
Being a physician in Canada CMA BCMA MUS CFMS Professional Representation 1 5 Special Interests National or  Provincial Or...
New this year <ul><li>No dues for BCMA or CMA during medical school. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Dr. Brian Brodie </li></ul>
Why the Canadian Medical Association? <ul><li>Our advocacy on behalf of physicians and patients </li></ul><ul><li>Online c...
Why the Canadian Medical Association? <ul><li>Financial services available through our subsidiaries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Who is MD Physician Services? <ul><li>CMA Members have access to the objective financial advice, products and services of ...
Who is MD Physician Services? <ul><li>We offer the following services tailored to the needs of medical students: </li></ul...
Medical Student Line of Credit <ul><li>Medical  Student Line of credit National Bank </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interest is cha...
Contact Us! <ul><li>MD Physician Services (MDPS): </li></ul><ul><li>Marc Ranger at the Advisory Service Centre (ASC) </li>...
<ul><li>Dr. Andrew Clarke </li></ul>
Toll Free Helpline  1-800-663-6729  www.physicianhealth.com
<ul><li>Questions? </li></ul><ul><li>bcma.org </li></ul><ul><li>cma.ca </li></ul><ul><li>physicianhealth.com   </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Welcome to Medicine An introduction from the BCMA, CMA and the Physician Health Program of BC. September 16 th , 2010
  2. 2. Who you will hear from today: <ul><li>Dr. Ian Gillespie </li></ul><ul><li>BCMA President </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Brian Brodie </li></ul><ul><li>BCMA Past-President, CMA Board Member </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Andrew Clarke </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Director of Physician Health Program </li></ul>
  3. 3. Before we start <ul><li>Other introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Handouts & websites </li></ul><ul><li>Questions (prizes) </li></ul><ul><li>Backpacks </li></ul><ul><li>Pizza </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Dr. Ian Gillespie </li></ul>
  5. 5. The role of the BCMA <ul><li>Represents physicians </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiates your compensation and benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Advocates for policy and legislative changes on behalf of physicians and patients </li></ul>
  6. 6. Some of what we do <ul><li>Negotiations: Physician Master Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Health Reform: GPSC & SSC </li></ul><ul><li>Public Policy: Pay for Performance Funding </li></ul><ul><li>Physician Services: Insurance & Club MD </li></ul>
  7. 7. Health Promotion <ul><li>Focus on how we can prevent illness and injury </li></ul><ul><li>Deals with many issues: </li></ul><ul><li>Great way for students to get involved </li></ul><ul><li>youth mental health </li></ul><ul><li>childhood obesity </li></ul><ul><li>cell phones/texting while driving </li></ul><ul><li>environmental protection </li></ul>
  8. 8. Points of interest <ul><li>Physician Health – including yours </li></ul><ul><li>BCMA Summer Student Internships </li></ul><ul><li>Bursaries </li></ul>
  9. 9. Being a physician in Canada CMA BCMA MUS CFMS Professional Representation 1 5 Special Interests National or Provincial Organizations 2 License to Practice CPSBC College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC 4 Liability Protection CMPA Canadian Medical Protective Association CMPA Specialist Provincial Chapter 3 Certification & Continuing Medical Education (CME) CFPC College of Family Physicians of Canada Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada RCPSC Specialty Society GP
  10. 10. New this year <ul><li>No dues for BCMA or CMA during medical school. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Dr. Brian Brodie </li></ul>
  12. 12. Why the Canadian Medical Association? <ul><li>Our advocacy on behalf of physicians and patients </li></ul><ul><li>Online clinical resources we provide at www.cma.ca </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FREE textbooks online! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] (Interactive 3-D models of human anatomy) </li></ul></ul>Medical Students join the CMA for the following reasons:
  13. 13. Why the Canadian Medical Association? <ul><li>Financial services available through our subsidiaries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free objective financial advice and integrated wealth management solutions exclusively to CMA members and their families </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical students have exclusive access to a team of Financial Consultants dedicated to serving them specifically through the Advisory Service Centre (ASC) </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Who is MD Physician Services? <ul><li>CMA Members have access to the objective financial advice, products and services of MD Physician Services (MDPS), including MD Management </li></ul><ul><li>The Advisory Service Centre (ASC) is a team of accredited Financial Consultants who specialize in the needs of medical students and residents </li></ul><ul><li>“ We are owned by the Canadian Medical Association and represent the MD group of companies providing financial and practice offerings” </li></ul>
  15. 15. Who is MD Physician Services? <ul><li>We offer the following services tailored to the needs of medical students: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cash flow and debt management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Financing solutions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Life and disability insurance advice </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Buying versus renting a home </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Buying a car versus public transportation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Review of your investment strategy, if applicable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain a good credit history </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Medical Student Line of Credit <ul><li>Medical Student Line of credit National Bank </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interest is charged at Prime rate with no account handling fees. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can defer the interest until 12 months after you complete residency or choose to pay some or all of the interest at any time. </li></ul></ul>Year 1 - MED1 up to $50k <ul><ul><li>Year 5 - PGY1 up to $170k </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Year 2 - MED2 up to $90k </li></ul></ul>Year 6 - PGY2 up to $190k <ul><ul><li>Year 3 - MED3 up to $120k </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Year 7 - PGY3 up to $200k </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Year 4 - MED4 up to $150k </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Contact Us! <ul><li>MD Physician Services (MDPS): </li></ul><ul><li>Marc Ranger at the Advisory Service Centre (ASC) </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] or [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 1-866-243-9505, option #3 </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian Medical Association (CMA): </li></ul><ul><li>Website: www.cma.ca </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 1-888-855-2555 </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Dr. Andrew Clarke </li></ul>
  19. 19. Toll Free Helpline 1-800-663-6729 www.physicianhealth.com
  20. 20. <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul><ul><li>bcma.org </li></ul><ul><li>cma.ca </li></ul><ul><li>physicianhealth.com </li></ul>
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