Community Bulletin Board

The Well Doc Alberta Community Bulletin Board is a place to share information about upcoming physician wellness related events as well as research studies currently open to recruitment.

All postings will be reviewed by Well Doc Alberta Leadership for their relevancy to physician wellness and applicability to Alberta physicians, residents, and medical students. Please submit your posting early and allow at least one week for your submission to be reviewed.

For-profit events will not be posted, nor will research studies without formal Research Ethics Board approval or exemption (in the case of quality improvement work).

Once posted, event listings will remain on the website for up to one week past the event date. Research studies will be posted for a maximum of 6 weeks.

Events

Thriving in a Reimagined Culture of Medicine: What does it mean to be 'healthy'
CMA Health Summit Series
August 22, 2021 | 1000 - 1230 MDT| ONLINE

Who is this event for: Physicians and Residents

About: Dr. Jillian Horton will share her insights on the causes of physician burnout and suggest ways to create a new medical culture that prioritizes physical and mental well-being and embraces equity and diversity.
Occupational medicine expert Dr. Aditi Amin and patient advocate Michelle Hamilton-Page will join Dr. Horton in a panel discussion on how to redesign health care environments so all physicians can truly thrive in training and practice. 

Cost: Free

Click Here for More Information and to Register

American Conference on Physician Health
October 7-9, 2021 | Scottsdale AZ, USA

Who is this event for: Physicians, Residents, Medical Students
 

About: The 2021 American Conference on Physician Health (ACPH)
is a scientific conference sponsored jointly by the American Medical Association, Mayo Clinic and Stanford University. The theme of the conference is “Activating health system change to promote physician well-being.” 
The overarching goal of this joint scientific conference is to promote scientific research and discourse on the topic of the health care system infrastructure and what organizations can do to help combat burnout and promote well-being.

Cost: Range from $261 USD to $970 USD

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Wellness Innovation Scholarship for Health Professions Education and Health Sciences (WISHES) Symposium
October 14, 2021 | 1100 - 1600 MDT| ONLINE

Who is this event for: Physicians, Residents, Medical Students

About: The WISHES Symposium will showcase wellness research and innovation in health and medical education in Calgary and beyond, and is intended to encourage future collaborations among researchers with common interests.

Abstracts to present at the conference are being accepted until September 13, 2021. 

Cost: Free

E-mail wishes@ucalgary.ca For More Information

Resident Wellness Conference Alberta 2021
November 4, 2021 |ONLINE

Who is this event for: Residents

About: SAVE THE DATE
This conference is a collaboration between PFSP, the University of Alberta's Office of Advocacy and Wellbeing, and the Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Alberta. An interactive half-day (from 8:30 am - 12:00 pm or 12:30 - 4:00 pm) of resident-focused wellness and community building activities to help residents re-charge their residency during this disruptive and disconcerting time.


Cost: Free

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Research Studies/QI Projects

No current postings

If you have a physician wellness research study or Quality Improvement project,
submit it here.