Wellness Resources

DFCM faculty and student well-being is of paramount importance. There are lots of resources available to both faculty and students to help support well-being. In order to better support faculty and students well-being, please take a look at some of the offerings available: 

 

Covid-19 support  for Health Practitioners (Please note this service is not affiliated with University of Toronto)

To help support frontline healthcare workers, a new resource has been developed to offer free online, or by phone therapy. This is not a UofT initiative. For more information, please visit https://covid19therapists.com/

 

Quick Links:

FoM Post Graduate Wellness Resources: https://pg.postmd.utoronto.ca/current-trainees/while-youre-training/access-wellness-resources/

UofT HR resources: http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/integrated-wellness/

OMA Physician Health Program:1-800-851-6606 
 http://php.oma.org/well-being/       
 http://php.oma.org/

PARO 24 Hour Help Line:  866-HELP-DO/ 1-866-435-7362 
http://www.myparo.ca/helpline/
http://www.myparo.ca/during-residency/

ePhysicianHealth.com: 
https://ephysicianhealth.com

General Practitioner Psychotherapy Network of Toronto:
 https://www.mdpac.ca

Health Practitioner resources for burnout and promoting wellness
www.thehappyMD.com​

Professional Well-being modules – from AMA
https://www.stepsforward.org/

CMA Resources and tools for physician wellness
https://www.cma.ca/physician-health-and-wellness​

 

Mindfulness Resources 

Practicing mindfulness can help us become more present and focused, both physically and mentally. Check out some of these mindfulness apps: 

Headspace http://www.headspace.com 

Insight Timer http://www.insighttimer.com 

Calm http://www.calm.com 

Simple Habit http://www.simplehabit.com

 

VIDEOS:

Watch Dr. Robert Maunder and Dr. Jon Hunter’s 7-minute video

 “Three steps to coping with anything (including COVID-19)

Three steps to coping with anything (including COVID-19)

 

 

 3 Minute Breathing Space Guided by Dr. Zindel Segal

Three-Minute Breathing Space