Physician Wellness Advisory Committee

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The Physician Wellness Advisory Committee has representation from each clinical department, with the aim to identify and make recommendations relating to advancing the wellbeing of physicians. Specifically, the Committee provides guidance to SEAMO, Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) & the hospitals for practical opportunities to enhance the wellbeing of our physicians. The committee reports to: Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) & Providence Care Hospital (PCH) Medical Advisory Committees, KHSC & PCH Executive, SEAMO and the FHS.

Please see a list of members below.  Feel free to contact us with concerns or thoughts around physician wellness.

•    Leslie Flynn (Chair) - Psychiatry
•    Melissa Andrew - Psychiatry
•    Sussan Askari - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
•    Tara Baetz - Oncology
•    Alexander Boag - Pathology
•    Michael Fitzpatrick - Medicine
•    Renee Fitzpatrick - Psychiatry
•    Christopher Gillies - Chief of Medical and Academic Affairs, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC)
•    Daniel Howes - Critical Care Medicine 
•    Melanie Jaeger - Anesthesiology
•    Mala Joneja - Medicine
•    Alenia Kysela - Family Medicine
•    Gillian MacLean - Pediatrics
•    Glykeria Martou - Surgery
•    Alexandre Menard - Diagnostic Radiology
•    Allison Philpot - Director of Medical Administration, Providence Care Hospital (PCH)
•    Louise Rang - Emergency Medicine
•    Krish Rao - Ophthalmology
•    Robert Siemens - Urology

Terms of Reference for Physician Wellness Advisory Committee 

Read the full report on Physician Wellness at Queen’s School of Medicine