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Dr. Jane Lemaire

Back in 2004 when Dr. Jane Lemaire became vice-chair of physician wellness in the University of Calgary’s department of medicine, the issue was in its infancy. “In terms of being able to find a resource (on physician wellness), there was almost nothing."

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“Burnout is a grave concern”: CMA president urges federal government to better support health workers in second wave

Appearing before a federal health committee this week, CMA President Dr. Ann Collins warned elected officials that Canada’s health systems – and their health workers – have reached a critical tipping point. “After almost a year on the frontlines in untenable circumstances, burnout is a grave concern,” Dr. Collins told the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health.

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