Canadian Medical Assocation

Tools & Resources


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CMA Policy on Physician Health

This policy provides a series of broad, aspirational recommendations to help guide stakeholders at all levels of the health system to promote a healthy, vibrant, and engaged profession.

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Background to CMA Policy on Physician Health

A comprehensive overview of recent data and research on physician health and wellness, including factors which may be impacting physician health and wellness, and the links to patient care.

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CMA National Physician Health Survey: A National Snapshot

How many physicians report burnout or screen positive for depression? The 2018 report on the CMA National Physician Health Survey provides valuable baseline data on a range of wellness indicators for physicians and residents in Canada, providing breakdowns by gender, years of practice, and urban/rural.

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CMA Statement on Physician Health and Wellness

What does physician wellness mean and why is it important? This statement on physician health and wellness outlines a set of principles and commitments to help you promote healthy training and practice environments.

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Background to CMA Policy on Physician Health

A comprehensive overview of recent data and research on physician health and wellness, including factors which may be impacting physician health and wellness, and the links to patient care.

Perspectives on physician health

Get fast facts about physician health and hear perspectives about the importance of supporting physician health and wellness in this two-minute video.