Physician Health Resources

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The following resources provide personal and workplace health information addressing a variety of subjects applicable and relevant to all stages of your career.

Physician wellness news

Articles and tools

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Adverse Events, Complaints and Medical-Legal Litigation


Moral Dilemmas

Physicians for Physicians (P4P)

Physicians Caring for Physicians

Physicians in the Workplace

Relationships with Patients

  • Living better through empathy
    Dr. Jared Bly

Resident Wellness Conference

Stress and Fatigue Management

Suicide Prevention

Physician wellness websites and organizations

Canadian Association for Physicians with Disabilities

  • Social networking and support for Canadian physicians with disabilities

Canadian Medical Association Physician Health and Wellness

  • View the CMA’s Statement on Physician Health and Wellness, its physician health policy, key issues in physician health and wellness and more.
    • CMA Physician Wellness Hub
      Original CMA content and curated information from other trusted sources for physicians, residents and medical students seeking guidance and wellness self-help. Also included is material for those leading wellness initiatives in institutions or medical departments.

Canadian Medical Protective Association

  • Connecting Canadian member physicians with risk-management training, legal defense and liability protection.

MD Financial Management

  • A financial services firm dedicated exclusively to the financial well-being of Canada’s physicians and their families.

Provincial Physician Health Programs

  • View what all Canadian provinces and territories medical associations offer their physician members.

Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Alberta

Resident Doctors of Canada

  • Resources for Residents, including intimidation and harassment prevention, Crisis resources and debriefing after negative outcomes.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Well Doc Alberta

  • A physician wellness initiative led by Dr. Jane Lemaire that offers training modules to address issues such as nutrition, coping strategies, bio-feedback for stress and resilience.

The AMA advances patient-centered, quality care by advocating for and supporting physician leadership and wellness.