Report on physician health and well-being

Articles written by QPHP physician advisors for a special report published in Le médecin du Québec in December 2018 (French only) Introduction – La santé et le bien-être des médecins Erreurs, plaintes, etc. – Que faire quand le pire arrive Approcher un collègue en difficulté́ – pour…quoi faire Un médecin de chaque côté du bureau […]


How Many Mistakes Is a Doctor Allowed to Make? The physician does not readily know the quota of successful interventions needed to earn the title of “good doctor”, yet is afraid that a single mistake transforms her/him into a bad physician. Dr. Brian Goldman, an emergency physician from Toronto, had made mistakes and felt shameful, […]