For Healthcare providers and residents to share and learn about ways to build resilience and overall wellness through didactic lectures and case-based discussions. Weekly Wed 12:30-1:30 pm or Fri 2:00-3:00pm. For more info and to register:
OMA Physician Health Program daily MD “drop-in”: A virtual chat every weekday between 12-1. The sessions will be led by Dr. Kasra Khorasani, a psychiatrist at Mount Sinai Health Systems and St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto, who is an expert in group therapy.
Peer support sessions led by Dr Mamta Gautam: Daily Zoom call with Dr. Gautam, an Ottawa psychiatrist who specializes in physician health, 4 pm EST. No commitment, drop in as often as you want for as long as you want. This is peer support, not psychiatric care. Email for further information firstname.lastname@example.org
Drop in 30 min MD Mindfulness Sessions. Optional discussion to follow. Every Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs at 8:00 p.m.
Medical Student virtual drop-in Session: The Student Affairs Office will be offering a weekly virtual group support session with Dr Kay-Anne Haykal and the SAO counsellors for all medical students. This is an optional drop-in session to discuss any general concerns during this pandemic with the SAO. Counselling and psychotherapy will not be provided during those sessions although students can continue to book their individual counselling sessions with the counsellors. The link to those sessions will be provided shortly on the SAO Facebook page as well as through the SAO student advisors and the Aesculapian society.
RDoC Free 1 hour resiliency training for residents.
The webinar covers the same tools that are usually presented in our Resident Module (Mental Health Continuum, The Big Four+ and H.E.L.P. acronym for peer support). This session will help residents to: identify early signs of distress and relevant early interventions, apply evidence-based skills to reduce stress and optimize performance, and recognize how and when to seek support.
Free Yoga for Healthcare Professionals until July 1st.
Jule COVID-19 Learning Series
Mindfulness workshops (LIVE): 60-minute interactive, online workshops introduce the core components of Mindfulness Practice, an internationally recognized program to help physicians incorporate mindfulness into their clinical work.
Dr. Brent Wolfram, a family physician with military experience, now the postgraduate program director for family medicine at Queen's University provides advice to help cope with the current COVID-19 crisis situation Crisis reflections from the front line.