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Nov. 14, 2022

CPSO podcast featuring the OMA's Physician Health Program

This podcast outlines the vital role of the PHP plays to support physicians and their families

Listen to CPSO medical adviser Dr. Vivian Sapirman speak to Dr. Jon Novick, medical director for the OMA's Physician Health Program to discuss the vital role the PHP plays in physician health, physician burnout and the importance of understanding it as a system versus individual issue and the stigma around seeking help.

The PHP provides a range of services to physicians, residents and medical students across Ontario and supportive services to family members. The program supports physician health through education, early intervention and treatment. Services to members include timely connection to treatment and resources, such as treatment of substance use or mental health conditions, counselling, coaching, and more.