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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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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Success Story: Pediatric Resilience

Like all physicians, pediatricians face burnout issues, and sometimes struggle to feel connected with colleagues and administration. These stresses can be exacerbated by complex practices involving young high-needs patients. Pediatricians Jennifer Balfour and Lauren Kitney felt that they and their pediatric colleagues could benefit from an opportunity to step-back, assess […]

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