Resiliency in Medicine

CBC reports on work being done to improve resiliency among physicians using a form of training used in the military. Read more here: MDs under pressure

Our own resident Dr. David Kim will be talking more about this strategy at the UBC Practice Survival Skills Conference in June. Read more here: Taking action on resident doctors’ wellness


VPSA Facility Engagement Initiative

The Vancouver Physician Staff Association (VPSA) was established in 2016 to create a better work environment for physicians at VGH, UBC Hospital and GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre. The Facility Engagement Initiative was developed by the Specialist Services Committee, with priorities to:

  • Strengthen relationships between health authorities and facility-based physicians
  • Improve the physician work environment, the delivery of patient care and the cost effectiveness of the health care system

Deadline for first round of proposals is March 6, 2017.  Apply now 

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