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The Office of Resident Wellness offers support to all currently registered Residents and Fellows.

Services Offered

  • Confidential counseling/psychotherapy and wellness coaching
  • Support during remediation/academic difficulty
  • Career and postgraduate training guidance
  • Disability and accommodation support
  • Educational programming/workshops on themes related to wellness & performance
  • Faculty development related to physician and resident well-being
  • Research pertaining to resident wellness
  • Contact information to the U of T community
Resident Wellness services overview booklet (PDF document) for the 2016-17 academic session

The ‘Get Support’ section offers information on resident well being, information regarding rights, and organizations that assist with a variety of concerns including harassment and disability.

The ‘Urgent Advice’ section is intended as a quick reference for postgraduate medical trainees at the University of Toronto who find themselves in an urgent situations of various kinds.

The Office of Resident Wellness offers ten academic half-day wellness workshops. ‘Workshop Series’ section provides an overview of each one.

In addition to counseling services, Wellness offers additional resources for Fitness & Nutrition, Career management, Stress & Fatigue Management, Mindfulness and Professional Organizations.

The Board of Medical Assessors considers and determines whether there is a medical condition that affects or may affect the ability of a student or trainee to participate, perform or continue in the Health Professional Educational Programs (Program) of the Faculty, and to make recommendations regarding such matters to the Dean.

The Wellness library contains examples of educational workshops, posters and research projects on themes related to well-being that the Office of Resident Wellness has produced over the last few years.

The Office of Resident Wellness supports and works closely with The Health Arts and Humanities Program, which strives to advance a deeper understanding of health, illness, suffering, disability, and the provision of healthcare by creating a community of scholars in the arts, humanities and clinical sciences at the University of Toronto. The Program offers many events that are open to residents.

About Resident Wellness

Established in 2006, the Office of Resident Wellness was created to help support the well-being of the University of Toronto’s Post Graduate Medical Education trainees and to offer assistance to those encountering difficulties during training and to help residents develop the skills needed to maintain their own wellness as a resident and as a practicing physician.

Contact Resident Wellness

501-500 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V7
P: (416) 946-3074
E: pgwellness@utoronto.ca

NameTitleContact Availability
Diana NussCoordinatorE: pgwellness@utoronto.ca
P: (416) 946-3074
Mon-Fri
9AM-5PM
Julie Maggi
MD, FRCPC
DirectorE: Julie.Maggi@utoronto.ca
P: (416) 946-3074
Tues & Wed
9AM-5PM
Chris Trevelyan
M.S.W., R.S.W.
Counselling/Psychotherapy & EducationE: christopher.trevelyan@utoronto.ca
P: (416) 946-3074
Mon-Fri
(Contact for hours)
Mariela RuetaloResearch OfficerE: mariela.ruetalo@utoronto.ca
P: (416) 946-3074

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