South Island Division of Family Practice

Physician Health & Wellness


Support physician health and work-life balance at the local level, for physicians and their families.  Specifically:

  • Encourage health living in their work and relationships;
  • Increase awareness of existing resources and how to access them;
  • Supplement said resources as/where/when needed; and 
  • Collaborate/create 'community' with all physicians.


Key Activities

  • Physicians finding physicians
  • Work-life balance
  • Balint groups
  • Involve families in meaningful way
  • Support mental health
  • Social events with guest speakers
  • Collaboration with other local wellness groups

Photos from our recent events:

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Summer BBQ at Gyro Park with the MSA and VDFP       Dermatology Dine & Learn at the Beach House Restaurant


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Laughing Yoga at the Health & Wellness Fair