Category Archives: Physician Wellness

Not Just Unintended Consequences: Justice in Health Care Ethics
Mar 31st, 2022

Virtual conference taking place May 5-6, 2022. We In this two-day ethics education event, rising voices and important truths will illuminate the shortcomings of a healthcare system that has attended most to those with privilege – whether due to intent, convenience, oversight or disinterest. This learning will challenge our systems of research, health care access, […]

Webinar Recording – So, You Got a Complaint. Now What?!
Feb 15th, 2022

Webinar Recording –Getting a complaint can be one of the more stressful experiences for a physician. If you’ve received a complaint, you are not alone! In this webinar, we exploree the do’s and don’ts related to complaints, dove into the experience of receiving a complaint and discovered strategies to minimize your risk going forward. Speakers: […]

Foundations of Physician Wellness
Feb 8th, 2022

Physician health and wellness is a critical issue that affects all members of a care team, patients and the overall effectiveness of the health system. Organizational factors such as challenging workloads, demanding learning and practice standards, rigid medical culture and complex practice environments all put physicians at a higher risk of experiencing personal and professional […]

Mindfulness & Compassion Certificate Training
Dec 9th, 2021

The Mindfulness and Compassion training that is co-facilitated by Agnes Wong, MD, PhD, FRCSC will be offered again in January 2022. It consists of 5-weekend modules spread over 9 months that are entirely online. Learning Objectives The course provides guidance and support for healthcare professionals to cultivate mindfulness, compassion, and self-compassion. It also covers essential […]

COMP 4: Developing a Mindfulness Practice to Thrive in Medical School and Residency
Nov 24th, 2021

COMP 4: Developing a Mindfulness Practice to Thrive in Medical School and Residency   The Canadian Ophthalmology Student Interest Group (COSIG) is pleased to invite you to the 4th talk of our Canadian Ophthalmology Mentorship Program (COMP) Speakers Series.   Date:  Wednesday, December 15, 2021 Time: 7:30 PM EST to 8:30 PM EST Topic: Developing […]

Canadian Psychological Association Covid 19 Fact Sheets
Oct 13th, 2021

The Canadian Psychological Association has produced a series of Fact Sheets in response to the coronavirus pandemic. English and French links are below.

CMA: Pandemic Wellness Toolkit
Oct 7th, 2021

As the health crisis driven by COVID-19 continues, many health care workers are having to cope with an increase or exacerbation of anxiety, burnout or other challenges related to increasingly difficult work conditions. We’re encouraging physicians to check in on their own health and the CMA has created a Pandemic Wellness Toolkit to help them get started. The toolkit has […]

52nd Sally Letson Symposium Focusing In: Ophthalmology and Wellness Practice Pearls
Aug 31st, 2021

You may now stream the presentations from the 52nd Sally Letson Symposium “Focusing In: Ophthalmology and Wellness Practice Pearls” by logging in on the following page: LOGIN INFORMATION TO ACCESS RECORDINGS Username: Email address you used to RegisterPassword: SLS2021  We have created this website as an archive of Sally Letson Symposium recordings. 2019 and 2021 are currently years […]

Webinar – A PATH TO A NEW VISION: Leading from Languishing to Thriving!
Jun 9th, 2021

As we enter a new phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, 15 months in, where vaccines are starting to have an impact around us, why are we not always full of optimism and motivation? Continuing with the successful webinar series from last year ‘A Path to a New Vision’, we will check in with colleagues across […]