Physician wellness

Coping with the stress of medical practice

Medical-legal issues

Medico-legal problems and their emotional impact
Becoming familiar with the processes for legal proceedings and College complaints and knowing where to get support can help put medical-legal difficulties into perspective and alleviate emotional stress for physicians.
Coping with an adverse event, complaint or litigation
Every physician in Canada is likely to be affected by a medico-legal issue at some point over the course of his or her career.

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