Current Provincial and National Supports for Physicians

The following physician wellness resources continue to be available to support BC physicians: BC Physician Health Program: Offers confidential support, counseling, referral and health system navigation support for physicians, medical trainees and their families for a wide range of issues such as mental health concerns, relationship issues, life transitions, financial […]

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Physicians wanted: Focus Groups regarding Psychological and Physical Safety

Doctors of BC is prioritizing psychological and physical safety for physicians and conducting work under the Memorandum of Agreement. Along with our region’s nominated physician representative (Dr. Daisy Dulay, Cardiology, Victoria), I am implementing projects under the MOA as your Regional Advisor and Advocate. Island Health is aware of this […]

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Success Story: “More compassion, less judgement” a key takeaway from film screening

More than 30 South Island physicians and health care providers gathered virtually on Tuesday night to watch and discuss “Us and Them“.  This impactful film explores homelessness through friendships the film maker, Krista Loughton, formed with four Victoria residents.  Viewers learned of their pain, trauma, addictions, and day-to-day existence, shedding […]

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Mindful retreats…from home

Dr. Marisa Collins, one of our Mindful Monday facilitator, shares her list of online retreats – thank you, Marisa! https://www.bcims.org/online-retreats https://www.truenorthinsight.org/index.php/en/programs/online-meditation-retreats   Online sitting groups and ½ day retreats: https://www.truenorthinsight.org/index.php/en/programs/sitting-groups https://www.mindfulnessstudies.com/personal/silent-retreat/ – this is a schedule of 4-hour silent retreats   Personal and professional mindfulness-based programs: https://www.mindfulnessstudies.com/personal/online-programs/ – this is […]

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