Dr. Kirstie Overhill, Physician Resiliency Lead, has led RCCbc through a conversation which started with mentorship and is now embracing a broad range of physician resiliency considerations, including burnout, coaching, mentorship, and more. She is working with teams at RCCbc and UBC Rural CPD to develop and hone the Clinical Coaching for Excellence Program, which takes a quality improvement approach to individual and team practice.
To learn more about RCCbc’s approach to supporting physician resiliency, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call toll-free 1-877-908-8222.
Discussion document (2015): “Support programs for rural physicians, including mentorship” (PDF)
Several types of physician supports are defined, including:
- mentorship (formal and informal)
- peer support
- role modelling
- educational programs