Resident Physician Wellness Month

Resident Physician Wellness Month (RWM) encourages resident physician wellness and recognizes resident physicians for the work they do. PARA celebrates RWM in May, with resident physician-related events and initiatives.

Finding Wellness Photo Contest

Dr. Surendra and her friends are reliving their childhood at the Norquay Tube Park!

Dr. Niazi is kicking off Resident Physician Wellness Month with a beautiful hike at Zion National Park in Utah!

Dr. Yang is enjoying a paint night!

Dr. Cass is relieving some stress in the Mill Creek Ravine!

Dr. Lin is hiking the Great Wall in China!

Dr. Fair is climbing through the clouds on Mt. Teide, Canary Islands!

Dr. Gunaratnam is hitting the slopes!

Dr. Ly and her sister are enjoying some seafood in Korea!

Dr. Chen is enjoying a beautiful sunset over Edmonton’s river valley!

Dr. Leung is hanging out at the San Diego Zoo!

Dr. Vandenberg is taking advantage of the nice weather by canoeing on Astotin lake!

Dr. Mann and her famjam are checking out the Alhambra in Southern Spain on their Euro backpacking adventure!

Dr. Hassan is visiting FoGo Island–one of the four corners of the earth!

Dr. McLeod and her fellow residents are finding wellness through an ice climb in Kananaskis!

Dr. Wall says, “Spending time in nature has been the foundation of maintaining my physical, spiritual, and emotional wellness in residency.  It helps me feel inspired and thankful, renewing me with the energy to learn and serve my patients well.  This photo was taken on a hike in Oregon.”

Dr. Losie, Dr. Gagnon, Dr. Pancic and their honorary four legged co-resident Coral are on their first hike of the summer!

Dr. Kiran Dhillon and Dr. Gurtej Sandhu are exploring Halifax!

Dr. Hwang and her friends are enjoying a paint night together!

Dr. Sawisky takes some time to read with his son after finishing his night shift!

Dr. Cordell and friends are playing spikeball!

Dr. Fatmi is admiring the Calgary skyline!

Dr. Iftikhar managed to sneak in a road trip to Los Angeles during a conference in San Diego!

Dr. Rogers is getting some vitamin D while riding her horse, Elvis!


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