Address challenges and foster hope and encouragement among teammates
Social connections mitigate the harm of adversity. These resources focus on how to build support for your team and help them to normalize their experiences.
Buddy Up: Connections to Build Resilience
Guidance on how to create a buddy system, which can help you support one another’s welfare and safety. Social connections mitigate the harm of adversity.
Ontario Medical Association
Guidelines for Practice, Training of Peer Support
This focuses on the empathetic role of a peer support worker in fostering hope and recovery. Includes guidelines for developing a peer support program.
Mental Health Commission of Canada
Personal Stories of Experience with Mental Illness
This 20-page guide includes key findings and recommendations based on a study of doctors in training with experience of mental illness.
British Medical Association
Success Stories: STEPS Forward in Action
Real-world examples of how to address the causes of burnout, covering topics such as how to implement team-based care and instill a culture of well-being.
Peer Support Programs for Physicians
Online learning module that includes why a peer support program is beneficial, how to choose and train peer supporters, and strategies to address challenges.
American Medical Association