Key Result Area 2

Well being

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The AMA supports members in maintaining healthy work-life integration, including being a leader in the development of a comprehensive physician health program. The AMA also supports physicians in their efforts to attain safe, healthy and equitable work environments.

Goal 1 Physicians are supported in maintaining their own health and that of their families.

Priority activities

  1. Optimize PFSP by improving communication of available supports, including preventative health supports.
  1. Offer at least three wellness-themed educational events targeting different career stages, namely learner, early career, mid-career, and transitions (including part-time and retirement). 

Goal 2 The AMA is committed to working with and for physicians to address system issues which impede attaining a safe, healthy equitable working environment.

Priority activities

  1. Advance the AMA’s Healthy Working Environments framework in the areas of equity, diversity and inclusion, psycho-social wellness and safety, and leadership, aligning activities with other system partners including AHS and the CPSA:
    • In collaboration with AHS and CPSA, support creation and implementation of a second anti-racist educational module on anti-Indigenous bias.
    • Offer group coaching to AMA leaders enrolled in the CMA-funded Physician Leadership Professional Development program.
    • Contribute to the ongoing process of reconciliation guided by the Indigenous Health Committee.
  1. Support members experiencing work conflicts.
    • Provide a webinar for members on conflict resolution to educate on tools that teams can use to manage conflict and investigate the feasibility of access for members to conflict resolution services.
    • Explore the potential for scaling a model currently being piloted by the Edmonton Zone Medical Staff Association.

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