A Mindfulness Workshop for DoM members 2014.12.12

University of Ottawa – Faculty Development

 The Department of Medicine


Living the ‘Full Catastrophe’: How mindfulness can help

you to reduce stress and to find balance and joy in your

personal and professional life.

A Mindfulness Workshop for DoM members

Have you ever wondered about the recent interest in ‘mindfulness’ both in medicine and among the general public? Do you know what mindfulness is? Are you aware of the research supporting its effects in reducing stress and the likelihood of burnout? This 2-hour workshop will help answer these questions in a practical and experimental session!


Friday, December 12th, 2014

9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

General Campus-Royal Room

501 Smyth Rd.

** For Registration Details See Below**

Educational Objectives:

1. Discuss the term mindfulness and its origins

2. Explain the research that supports the benefits of a mindfulness practice in reducing stress and burnout

3. Identify the initiatives in place at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine for supporting mindfulness in medical education

4. Demonstrate how to use specific mindfulness practices to improve resilience, communication and self- awareness, personally and professionally


Dr. Millaray Sanchez, Dr. Carol Gonsalves, Dr.Heather MacLean

To register:  www.med.uottawa.ca/facdev/eng       Under Special Events

Department of Medicine members: FREE

Contact Charlene D’Silva for information cdsilva@toh.on.ca 

REFRESHMENTS will be provided