• LGH MSA Appreciation Lunch

    Wednesday, 22 May 2024 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
    Physician's Lounge

  • Medical Staff Association Meeting

    Tuesday, 28 May 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    by Zoom

    Watch your inbox for invites.  If you can't find one please contact coastalmedadmin@vch.ca

  • MD’s4Wellness, Well Doc Series event

    Wednesday, 05 June 2024 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    The Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier, Portside Room or by zoom

    Join us for an evening at the PinnacleHotels Lobby Restaurant, including dinner and networking with your colleagues.Dinner will be served from 6:30pm - 7:00pm. During this interactivesession with small group discussions, learn how to better manage your time toimprove your productivity.

    Learning Objectives:
    "Work harder."  This sums up what medicine has taught us about managing our time. In this workshop, we'll explore moving beyond busy and achieving joyful productivity by focusing on what matters most.  You'll gain clarity about how you want to spend your time, and we'll discuss evidence-based systems to decrease your time stress.  You'll leave feeling empowered and more intentional about one of your most precious resources -time.

    Dr. Kelly Luu is a pediatrician and coach dedicated to helping physicians change how they practice medicine. As a pediatrician, clinic owner, medical educator ,and mother of young boys, she understands the balancing act we do each day. She supports mothers and women physicians find clarity around who they want to be and empowers them to create change.

    Dr. Luu completed her medical degree at McMaster University and her residency at the University of British Columbia. She practices medicine at The Kids Clinic in Vancouver, BC, and as part of the BC Children’s Hospital’s outreach team RICHER. She is a UBC Clinical Associate Professor. As a pediatrician, she believes deeply in the power of positive influences on the trajectory of a child’s life.  Her ultimate vision is to transform the lives of children by inspiring the adults around them to become their most authentic selves. She can be reached at email@drkellyluu.com 

    Registration closes on Sunday, June 2nd, 2024 @ 5:00pm. There is a maximum capacity of 30 guests to attend in-person, so if you do not see the option to register through the in-person link then you can register to the "Wait List." If anyone cancels their RSVP before the evening's event, those on our waiting list will be notified on a first-come, first-served basis.

    There is also the option to attend the event virtually via Zoom for anyone who is interested but is unable to attend in-person. Please use the links below to register to your preference.

  • MSA Appreciation Lunch

    Wednesday, 12 June 2024 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
    LGH Physician's Lounge

  • Mitigating the impact of EHRs on physician wellness

    Wednesday, 12 June 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    by zoom

    Award-winningdigital health leader Dr. Tania Tajirian on why we should lean in

    As Chief MedicalInformation Officer, Chief of Medicine, Psychiatry Division and StaffHospitalist at Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Dr. Tajirianimplemented a strategy to reduce the burden for physicians of electronic healthrecord use. She is known as a passionate and innovative advocate for digitalhealth and the power of technology to transform health care. Dr. Tajirian willalso address the significance of measuring physician wellness and engaging withmultiple stakeholders to achieve interdisciplinary goals of improving patientcare.

    Wednesday, June12 from 6 to 7 pm
    Attend via Zoom
    Register here by June 10; or:

    Mitigatingthe impact of EHRs on physician wellness Tickets, Wed, Jun 12, 2024 at 6:00 PM| Eventbrite

    Open to all VCHphysicians

  • LGH MSA Appreciation Lunch

    Wednesday, 26 June 2024 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
    Physician's Lounge

  • MSA Appreciation Lunch

    Wednesday, 10 July 2024 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
    LGH Physician's Lounge

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  • Physician Quality Improvement Initiative
  • VCH Covid-19 Resources for Staff
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  • VCH-Wide Physician Wellness Survey
  • MD’s4Wellness, Well Doc Series
  • UBC Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Skills Physician Wellness Group Training
  • 2SLGBTQIA+ Affinity Group
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  • VCH access to wellness services on lifeworks digital platform
  • Physician Peer Support Program


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