TITLE

The wellness program for medical faculty at the University of Ottawa: a work in progress

AUTHOR(S)
MacDonald, Noni E.; Davidson, Simon
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/19/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 6, p735
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses the risk of suicide, alcohol abuse, drug abuse and marital discord for medical professionals. Lack of attention to the stresses and needs of academic physicians; Creation of the Task Force on Faculty Stress in Canada to address stress problems of physicians; Goals of the task force including the development of an early detection, outreach and intervention program; Implementation of the Neighbourhood Watch and Connector Program.
ACCESSION #
3579974

 

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