Dr. David Tobin brings wellness to the forefront of medical education

Posted on Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Author: Marketing and Communications, Faculty of Medicine

Dr. David Tobin

Photo credit : Kate Jaimet

At the time of Tobin’s own training over 30 years ago, people believed being a good doctor was only about being an expert in medicine. Since then, he has seen many happy, intelligent doctors become cold, exhausted and angry, suffering broken marriages and leaving medicine early. The reason? Dr. Tobin insists it lies in their training. “It is time we changed the philosophy of how we teach our medical trainees,” says the assistant professor In the Department of Family Medicine. Continue reading

 

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