5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Mood

September 15, 2016

You may be having a rough day due to some gloomy weather or disappointing news. Or, it may be because of a disagreement you had with a family member, friend or colleague. Whatever the reason is, here are five ways to brighten your day that do not require too much effort. Improving Mood Give something […]


Return to Work After Maternity Leave

June 10, 2016

I returned to work 10 months after my son was born.  I was anxious about the transition and sad that the intimate time of exclusively caring for my baby was coming to an end.  But I was also excited to regain a large part of my identity and I looked forward to some independence during […]


Program News

“I never get sick. Why should I get the flu shot?”

November 10, 2016

As doctors, sometimes we think we aren’t vulnerable to illness. And sometimes we are just too busy to look after ourselves. With this in mind, the Doctors Manitoba Physician Health and Wellness Committee decided to get our flu shots at our November meeting. We believe in being role models for our colleagues and patients. In […]

Report – International Conference on Physician Health

October 14, 2016

by Anne Flinlayson I was lucky to have the opportunity to attend the International Conference on Physician Health(ICPH) in Boston this September.  The theme of the conference was Increasing Joy in Medicine. The professional medical associations of Canada, America, and Britain collaborated to provide sessions showcasing research and programs related to increasing resiliency, job-satisfaction, and […]

Upcoming Events

Annual Physician Wellness Day – Life After Medicine

January 13, 2017
Event Begins: Friday, May 12th, 2017

This year’s Physician Wellness Day is on May 12, 2017 at the Qualico Family Centre at Assiniboine Park from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm. Workshop Objective: To provide insights and practical guidance to ensure that life after medicine will be worthwhile and enjoyable. True retirement happiness is not based on money alone, but on being […]

PMI Physician Leadership Course

December 5, 2016

DEVELOPING AND LEADING SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT – PMI Physician Leadership Course January 13 & 14 – 8 am – 4:30 pm   Deadline for registration is December 16. Register here: http://bit.ly/2eRk05v   Overview Capability in quality improvement (QI) science is essential to meet the challenge of improving outcomes across the health-care system. As leaders playing a […]