South Island MSA Newsletter of January 25, 2024 | Issue 5.04

Healthcare Rx: Sparking wellbeing in our workplace” will be a half-day workshop offered on Sat, March 2nd – and you’re invited! RSVP here.

As part of the Physician Wellness and Social Committee’s work to lead a Culture of Wellbeing at RJH and VGH, this interactive workshop includes:

  • Foundations of a Compassionate Culture, by Dr. Daisy Dulay
  • Leading in a Joyful Workplace, with Dr. Alex Hoechsmann and Julia Porter
  • Compassionate Listening in Action with Dr. Karen Palmer and your Greater Victoria Peer Supporters
  • An optional yoga practice and a Forest Bathing experience

Breakfast, lunch, and 1h sessional (Peer Support skills and practice) will be available.

We’re delighted to offer this in partnership with the Victoria and South Island Divisions of Family Practice and the Saanich Peninsula Physicians Society, and hope you can join.

RSVP here, more information here.


Upcoming Events:

South Island FEI Society Working Group Dinner Meeting – Monday, February 12, 2024, 17.30 dinner, 18.00 meeting, Inn at Laurel Point

Virtual Mindful Monday with Dr. Trish Snozyk – Monday, February 12, 2024, email us for Zoom details

Lunch in the Lounge – Come learn about Associate Physicians, Thursday, Feb 15, 11.30 – 13.00

South Island Physicians’ Walking Group at Lone Tree Hill – Sunday, Feb 18, 13.00 – 14.30

Healthcare Rx – Sparking wellbeing in our workplace – Saturday, March 2, 08.30 – 12.45, RSVP here

South Island MSA Quarterly Meeting – Workshopping the Doctors of BC Health Authority Engagement Survey Results – Weds, Mar 6, Dinner 17.30, Meeting 18.00, RSVP to


Success Story:

Dr. Morgan Evans closes the loop on between the OR and disadvantaged patients


The News You Need:

Interested in facilitating Mindful Monday? Let us know!

Don’t forget to complete the CPOE Readiness Survey

An early look: Results of the DoBC HA Engagement Survey

Coming Together for Patients – RSVP today

Mark your calendar: Welcome and Thank you 2024 – Thurs, May 23

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