Doctors Share

Doctors Share is by doctors, for doctors. After all, no one understands what a physican’s life is all about better than you do!

This is a place for medical professionals to talk about how to de-stress and find balance. Be inspired to try something new—or to share a story of your own. If you’re a resident or a student, remember that your voice needs to be heard, too. From the newest graduate to the most senior physician, everyone has a contribution to make, because we’re all better when Doctors Share.

When Your Pain Becomes Mine:

January 25, 2017

Secondary Traumatic Stress, Moral Injury and Vicarious Trauma Ann Loewen MD, CCFP, FCFP The clinic is closed, the OR is done for the day, the emergency shift is over. It’s time to relax and not be burdened by responsibility and decision-making for a while. But there’s a case that won’t let you do that: the […]

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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 […]

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Doctors Share: Retirement

January 30, 2015

Retirement anyone? Retirement. A word full of hope for some. A word feared by others. And ignored by most physicians. It is a stage of life that is not well understood and a stage of life that is poorly planned and managed. Some see it as a reward after a long and productive life, a […]

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Doctors Share: Pilgrim’s progress

January 30, 2015

A sports medicine specialist and his family enjoy medieval hospitality on one of France’s most ancient walking trails By Dr. Philippe Erhard “Do you think it’s safe to go?” two hikers were contemplating with apprehension as a large bull gorged on fresh grass and wild flowers in the middle of a herd of cows. The […]

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