PARIM AGM 2022

The Annual General Meeting of the Professional Association of Residents and Interns of Manitoba (PARIM) will be held on Tuesday, May 17th, 2022 at 1800h CDT via Zoom. All members of PARIM are invited and encouraged to attend this meeting. Stipends will be awarded to programs based on attendance. There is more information about stipends below.

Election results will be announced at the meeting, and members will also be asked to approve several recommended bylaw changes and approve the 2022-2023 budget. These proposals and other documents will be provided to members in advance of the meeting.

In order to ensure proper distribution of stipends, please RSVP by May 16 to parim.office@gmail.com.

Stipends

PARIM is dedicated to giving back to residents by supporting their participation in the governance of the organization. These stipends were created to encourage active attendance at the Annual General Meeting and to give groups of residents a financial means to develop activities, wellness events, or social events with others in their programs.
Residency Programs within PARIM are awarded stipends based on the number of residents enrolled in the Program at the PARIM Annual General Meeting. The amount of the stipend depends on which category in which the Program falls:

  • Small Programs – 10 (ten) or fewer residents, send one rep, receive $500 per program
  • Medium Programs – 11 (eleven) to 30 (thirty) residents, send two reps, receive $700 per program
  • Large Programs – 31 (thirty-one) or more residents, send three reps, receive $1000 per program

In order to receive this stipend, each program must send the appropriate number of delegates or representatives to the AGM. If the Program also has members who are on the Board of Directors, these will not count as representatives towards the program stipend unless your program has five or fewer residents. If you are uncertain of the number of representatives needed for your program, please contact parim.office@gmail.com to inquire. Attendance will be recorded at the AGM.

Please Note:

  • Attendance in a given year at the AGM will result in a stipend paid for the following academic year. For example, if your program sends three representatives to the AGM in May 2022 (Academic year 2021-2022), the stipend will be issued to your program in July/August 2022.
  • Numbers of residents enrolled in a program are based on the rosters as of the date of the AGM. For example, your program has 30 residents in April 2022, but there is a transfer in May 2022 giving you 31, then you will be required to send 3 representatives to the AGM.
  • When PARIM is arranging in July/August to send the stipend funds to a given program, the current Chief Resident will be contacted. It is up to the Chief to determine how the funds will be issued (to whom the cheque will be written).
  • These funds are not intended to be handed over to the program administration; they are allocated for residents to use however they wish. In the past, programs have held welcome and/or farewell events, upgrades to their lounges, retreats, and shared study materials.