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 and events

A Physician's Story of Addiction, Depression, Hope and Recovery with Dr. Adam Hill

October 2, 2020

Register online today! Dr. Adam Hill will discuss the stigma/stereotypes of mental health and addiction in medicine as well as the obstacles/barriers that tend to stand in our way to seeking treatment.

Understanding and processing our grief when a colleague dies

August 18, 2020

Dr. Jane Loehr, Calgary Family Physician and PFSP Assessment Physician, and Fleur Yumol, unify consulting managing director and MSc., MSW, RSW, discuss the personal impact of the tragic loss of a colleague and how your own personal grief might manifest.

Physician Wellness: Feeling Distress, Understanding Loss and Finding Meaning

June 16, 2020

On June 16, the AMA, PFSP collaborated with Well Doc Alberta to host a physician wellness webinar, as an opportunity for physicians to consider and better understand their distress during these times. Along with knowledge expert Fleur Yumol, the webinar co-facilitators guide viewers through short pauses for self-reflection. This webinar is designed for physicians to enhance literacy and self-reflection about their wellness during times of rapid change, however, family members are encouraged to join.

We’re here with you and for you!

April 8, 2020

PFSP acknowledges the uncertainty, insecurity and frustration physicians are feeling due to the COVID-19 pandemic in combination with the implementation of the funding framework. As always, your well-being and health is our top concern. We have curated this list of resources about to help you with attending to your wellness.

Articles and tools

Addiction

Adverse events, complaints and medical-legal litigation

Burnout

LGBTQ2S+

PFSP events

Physicians caring for physicians

Relationships with patients

Stress and fatigue management

Suicide prevention

Physicians in the workplace

Physician health sessions

From sponsoring and facilitating education sessions to sponsoring conference and event keynote speakers, PFSP works to help you develop and encourage a healthy culture of medicine with your audience(s).

Physician wellness websites and organizations

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