Medical school appoints new wellness lead to help doctors in training – The Sudbury Star

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine has announced Dr. Louise Logan will lead the schools program that helps doctors in training stay well.

She will begin her duties at Lead Clinician of the Resident Wellness Program with the Postgraduate Medical Educations Wellness Office on July 1.

This is a critical role at NOSM and Im very proud to pass the baton to Dr. Logan, Dr. Jonathan DellaVedova said in a release. I look forward to supporting her transition into this role and seeing her further develop the Resident Wellness Program, said Dr. DellaVedova, the schools inaugural Lead Clinician of the program.

His term ends Sept. 30, with overlap for a transition.

Dr. Vivian Leung, the chief resident in general surgery, sat on Dr. Logans interview panel as the NOSM resident representative.

Dr. Louise Logan continues to be a strong resident advocate, qualities she has exemplified since her time as chief resident. She stands out and we are thrilled that she has accepted this critical role at NOSM, Dr. Leung said.

Dr. Logan is Francophone from Northern Ontario and the current Emergency Medicine Clerkship Lead for NOSM in Sudbury.

She is an emergency physician and Medical Lead of Continuous Quality Improvement for the Emergency Department at Health Sciences North.

Dr. Logan holds an undergraduate degree at Laurentian University, an MD at the Universit de Montral, and Family Medicine and Special Competency in Emergency Medicine training from the Northeastern Ontario Family Medicine Program.

She was a founding member of NOSMs Francophone Reference Group, as well as several NOSM administrative committees including Admissions and Learner Affairs and, sat as a member of the NOSM Board of Directors and Academic Council.

The NOSM PGME Wellness Office and the Lead Clinician of the Resident Wellness Program are available to residents for coaching and guidance on wellness issues and resources.

Any resident experiencing academic or occupational distress is encouraged to reach out for support. Visit the Resident Wellness page for more details.

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