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Videos Worth Watching

Ted Talks

  • Nigel Marsh“We need to elongate the time within which we evaluate our work-life balance.”  How to make work-life balance work (10 minutes).
  • Dr. Brian Goldman: Doctors make mistakes – Can we talk about that? (20 minutes).
  • Brene Brown: The power of vulnerability (20 minutes).
  • Arianna Huffington convinces us to make sleep a priority (4 minutes).
  • Amy Cuddy: How body language affects how others see us, and how we see ourselves (20 minutes).
  • Dr. Lissa Rankin: The Shocking Truth About Your Health (20 minutes).
  • Series of 12 talks related to what doctors worry about.
  • Shawn Achor:  The Happy Secret To Better Work.
  • Kelly McGonigal: How To Make Stress Your Friend.

Other Videos

  • 23 ½ hours  - Compelling animated presentation by a physician about basic preventative health strategies.
  •  Great 3 minute video summarizing productivity pitfalls and strategies.
  • Dr. Mamta Gautam MD, FRCPC, CDPC, MOT, gives an insightful, wide-reaching and enchanting presentation on physician wellness. She is well-qualified to do so, as a psychiatrist specializing in physician well-being. (taken from the website description, 60 minutes).

Podcasts Worth Hearing

  • Podcasts from the 2013 Canadian Conference on Physician Health.
  • The New School at Commonweal Audio and Video library.  Videos and podcasts on topics such as death and dying, end-of-life conversations, healing, cancer care, etc.
  • Patient Safety Podcast  from the University of Calgary’s W21C.
  • An assembly of podcasts from the University of Auckland related to developing positive mind states, to managing stress, maintaining relationships, religion (from a variety of denominations), dealing with adversity, and guided meditation.

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