News & Events

Doctors Manitoba promotes a variety of events and programs to support physician wellness. Visit often for updates about opportunities near you. We’ll also post news from around the globe about the efforts doctors like you are making to find balance and sustain personal health.

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PLI – Coaching for Excellence

Event Begins: Saturday, Mar 14th, 2020

Doctors Manitoba and JouleTM, the Canadian Medical Association’s newest company, are pleased to offer you the opportunity to participate in the Physician Leadership Institute’s Coaching for Excellence course. For full details and to register, click here.


Physician Health and Wellness Day: Workplace Wellness

Event Begins: Friday, May 10th, 2019

Join us on Friday, May 10th at the Qualico Family Centre in Assiniboine Park from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm for our annual Physician Health and Wellness Day. The theme of this year’s event is “Workplace Wellness”.  Physicians and wellness professionals will be sharing their insights and tools through workshops and discussions aimed at improving […]


Webinar – Gratitude: A Skill for Happier Living

Event Begins: Tuesday, Jan 15th, 2019

Date: January 15, 2019 Time: 6:00 PM CST Overview/Description Gratitude is a skill anyone can learn as an alternative to regret and fear. We can focus on the positive elements of our lives with a few simple practices. Providing sincere compliments can help us build relationships and be grateful for others. Rather than being grateful […]


Webinar – Laughter, Humor and Play to Reduce Stress and Solve Problems

Event Begins: Tuesday, Feb 12th, 2019

Date:  February 12, 2019 Time: 6:00 PM CST Overview/Description Professional comedians shouldn’t be the only people to use smiling, laughter, humor and play as part of their daily routine. These skills are valuable for everyone. A good smile has long been a key tool for anyone who needs to influence others. Laughter is now shown […]


The PLI Course Leading Change

Event Begins: Friday, Nov 30th, 2018

Doctors Manitoba invites you to attend a workshop titled “Leading Change”. The workshop will be held in Winnipeg on November 30 and December 1 and is part of the Physician Leadership Institute (PLI) operated by Joule, a CMA company. One of the constants in the healthcare system today is change. To be effective, many of […]


Webinar – Coping with Compassion Stress

Event Begins: Monday, Oct 1st, 2018

Description/Overview: There is a certain type of person who not only accepts the challenges of working in a high stress emotional environment but also excels despite the demands. Whether they are working with individuals who are experiencing trauma, grief, loss, illness or other stressful concerns the people whose role it is to help others in […]


Fifth Canadian Conference on Physician Health

by Dr. Philippe Erhard The fifth Canadian Conference on Physician Health took place in Ottawa in September 2017. Here are some highlights that I would like to share with you. Did you know that the suicide rate for physicians is six times greater than the general population? We don’t have any statistics for Canada, but […]


Mindful Practice

Event Begins: Friday, Jan 12th, 2018

Interested in reducing burnout, increasing wellbeing and balance? Join us for 8 weeks of Mindful Practice with Dr. Jillian Horton & Dr. Michael McIntrye – Fridays, January 12 to March 2, 2018. For details click here.


Physician Marriage Workshop

Event Begins: Monday, Feb 6th, 2017

New for 2017 is a Family and Relationship Series featuring webinars, seminars and workshops. Physician Marriage Workshop – New date to be announced Physicians married to other physicians or with partners in any professions face challenges revolving around work-life balance. This is true for many people in demanding careers, but few careers are as all-consuming […]


Annual Physician Wellness Day – Life After Medicine

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 […]