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

Doctors Manitoba Physician Wellness Day

June 7, 2016

The first Doctors Manitoba Physician Wellness Day was held April 29, 2016 at FortWhyte Alive’s picturesque Siobhan Richardson Field Station. This was the first full day event concentrating on physician health and wellness that the Doctors Manitoba Health and Wellness committee planned since being created in 2013.  The event included 6 speakers and 38 participants. […]

College of Medicine’s New Wellness Website

December 22, 2015

We are very pleased to announce the launch of the College of Medicine’s new Wellness website. Over the past year our team has gathered resources and listened to your feedback. We have created this website to provide an easy and quick resource for information, focusing on all aspects of Wellness. It will be expanding over […]

Upcoming Events

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Physician Leadership Institute: Conflict Management and Negotiation

June 6, 2016
Event Begins: Saturday, Nov 26th, 2016

DESCRIPTION: Learn strategies to manage conflict within organziations, including the use of facilitiation and resolution processes. In this course, you will learn how to avoid the difficulties that conflict can create for relationships, and how the effective mangement of conflict can enhance the creativity and innovation. Through a facilitated negotiation exercise, you will develop an […]

Want to learn more about stress reduction? Click Here.

July 30, 2015

  This 8-week program is designed for physicians and is based on the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program from the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness in Healthcare, Medicine and Society. This course provides an opportunity to develop a fundamental capacity of mind that is relevant to both professional competence and personal […]