Patients’ Perceptions of Physician Wellness and Its Links to Patient Care: A Qualitative Study

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This presentation will focus on the results from a qualitative study of 20 patients regarding their perceptions of physician wellness and its links to patient care. While research in the area of physician wellness has been growing in recent years, there has been little consideration given to how patients perceive physician wellness or how they think it relates to their care. Patients’ perceptions may, however, have important impacts on the doctor-patient relationship and understanding how to support providers in their work.

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Polachek 2.jpgAlicia Polachek

Alicia is a Senior Research Associate at the W21C Research and Innovation Centre within the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Calgary and has expertise in worker wellbeing, along with both qualitative and mixed-methods research. Alicia manages the Physician Wellness portfolio at W21C and works closely with Dr. Jane Lemaire on  numerous projects examining physician wellbeing to better understand the determinants of provider wellness and identify opportunities to support providers in their work.

Created by Doug Maynard on 2019/01/16 16:10