Congratulations to Caroline Lee, Resident of the Month!
Currently, I am a PGY5 in Obstetrics and Gynecology. After residency, I will be moving to Vancouver to start a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery, pelvic pain, and endometriosis. The past year has not been the most conducive to the luxury of having a hobby but outside of my Royal College year, I enjoy spending time with my French bulldog and greyhound, traveling, and learning how to cook new dishes (with varying degrees of success). Thanks to everyone who nominated me and just as importantly, supported me through this amazing, though often intense, residency!! I will miss all of you!
Here are some of the reasons that Caroline was selected for this award (as quoted from the nomination letter):
"Running the very busy labor and delivery ward at Royal University Hospital takes a calm, collected and efficient senior resident, and no one does this better than Caroline. She is a role model to all the junior residents in her composure during stressful events on the ward."
"...Caroline goes out of her way to ensure that teaching is a priority during her shifts. Her teaching principles are based on giving autonomy and encouragement to residents and medical students."
"Her commitment to research and improving Women’s Health is admirable. It has also been as source of motivation for other residents to get involved in research and other projects."
The objective of this award is to promote resident well-being by recognizing and rewarding residents who make exceptional contributions, both in their academic field and in their extracurricular activities.
All RDoS members – with the exception of voting members of the RDoS Board of Directors - are eligible for the award, and can be nominated by anyone finding the resident deserving of the honour.