The family medicine residency program is demanding and comprehensive. A resident’s success can be affected by academic, medical or personal challenges. The program's Resident Support portfolio, managed by Dr. Samatha Horvey, is centred around identification of and support for residents in difficulty so that all residents are trained to be safe and competent physicians.
Office of Learner Advocacy and Wellness (LAW)
The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry recognizes the need for support for learners as they experience the excitement and stress involved in their journeys toward a career in healthcare. That is why the faculty offers supports and resources for learners through the Office of Learner Advocacy and Wellness (LAW).
Resident Well-Being Committee
The Resident Well-Being Committee provides resources and supports for residents and their families to remain healthy for the duration of their residency program. The committee has developed the following list of available resources specific to residents:
Resident Well-Being Resource List
Additional Health and Wellness Supports
The Faculty offers many other health and wellness resources for postgraduate learners. The resources can be found at:
Support and Wellness for Students and Residents