Mental and Physical Wellness
Featured COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis Response: Supporting the Children and Teens of Health Care Workers COVID-19 is impacting our country in unprecedented ways. Much of everyday life has changed, and many of us have experienced hardships we never even imagined prior to the pandemic.
Featured Essential Self-Care and Resilience During this challenging time, we are offering a free, special edition module to help support your positive mental well-being. The Essential Self-Care and Resilience course is designed to be readily accessible so you can see the benefits of your learnings immediately. Topics include the value of self-care, psychological self-care, physical self-care and spiritual and social self-care as well as a resilience component specifically focused on stress.
Featured Exercises for Stress Reduction & Deep Relaxation University Health Network (UHN) Wellness programs are designed to reach out to all hospital employees, physicians, volunteers and students, but their focus is the front-line clinical staff, the organizations largest group of staff. Noting that shift work, often long commutes and caring for complexly sick individuals makes the provision of wellness programs to this group a challenge, the wellness centre staff, with external assistance, created virtual wellness programs that UHN staff can access from anywhere, 24/7.
Featured National Physician Suicide Awareness Day In order to address the issue of physician suicide, the Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine (CORD), in collaboration with AAEM, ACEP, ACOEP, EMRA, RSA, RSO, and SAEM have come together to annually dedicate September 17th as National Physician Suicide Awareness (NPSA) Day.