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EyeCan Season 2, Episode 10 – Mindfulness and Physician Wellness with guest Dr. Agnes Wong

March 28, 2022 Canadian Ophthalmological Society Season 2 Episode 10
EyeCan Season 2, Episode 10 – Mindfulness and Physician Wellness with guest Dr. Agnes Wong
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EyeCan Season 2, Episode 10 – Mindfulness and Physician Wellness with guest Dr. Agnes Wong
Mar 28, 2022 Season 2 Episode 10
Canadian Ophthalmological Society

On this episode of EyeCan, we talk with Dr Agnes Wong, Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Psychology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Wong is an active staff Ophthalmologist and Senior Scientist at The Hospital for Sick Children. In her career as a physician-scientist, Dr. Wong has published over 120 peer-reviewed papers in the field of Ophthalmology and vision sciences, and held many prestigious research grants. 

Dr. Wong currently focuses on wellness in healthcare. She is on the faculty of the Mindfulness and Compassion Training for Health and End-of-Life Care Professionals program at the Sarana Institute in Toronto. By integrating mindfulness, compassion, reflective practices, and systems thinking, her approach is to help healthcare professionals develop vital skills to enhance their well-being and to improve the system. Dr. Wong has won critical acclaim for her latest book, “The Art and Science of Compassion. A Primer—Reflections of a Physician-Chaplain” published by Oxford University Press.

With your hosts, Dr. Guillermo Rocha and Dr. Setareh Ziai.
 
 Written and Directed by Kim Tytler.
 
 Produced by John Allaire of Allaire Strategic Works. 
 
 The EyeCan Podcast is made possible by support from MD Financial Management and Scotiabank, proud financial partners of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society and Canada's ophthalmologists.

With your hosts, Dr. Guillermo Rocha, Dr. Setareh Ziai, Dr. Mona Dagher, and Dr. Hady Saheb.

Written and Directed by Kim Tytler.

Produced by John Allaire of Allaire Strategic Works.

The EyeCan Podcast is made possible by support from Bayer.

Show Notes

On this episode of EyeCan, we talk with Dr Agnes Wong, Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Psychology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Wong is an active staff Ophthalmologist and Senior Scientist at The Hospital for Sick Children. In her career as a physician-scientist, Dr. Wong has published over 120 peer-reviewed papers in the field of Ophthalmology and vision sciences, and held many prestigious research grants. 

Dr. Wong currently focuses on wellness in healthcare. She is on the faculty of the Mindfulness and Compassion Training for Health and End-of-Life Care Professionals program at the Sarana Institute in Toronto. By integrating mindfulness, compassion, reflective practices, and systems thinking, her approach is to help healthcare professionals develop vital skills to enhance their well-being and to improve the system. Dr. Wong has won critical acclaim for her latest book, “The Art and Science of Compassion. A Primer—Reflections of a Physician-Chaplain” published by Oxford University Press.

With your hosts, Dr. Guillermo Rocha and Dr. Setareh Ziai.
 
 Written and Directed by Kim Tytler.
 
 Produced by John Allaire of Allaire Strategic Works. 
 
 The EyeCan Podcast is made possible by support from MD Financial Management and Scotiabank, proud financial partners of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society and Canada's ophthalmologists.

With your hosts, Dr. Guillermo Rocha, Dr. Setareh Ziai, Dr. Mona Dagher, and Dr. Hady Saheb.

Written and Directed by Kim Tytler.

Produced by John Allaire of Allaire Strategic Works.

The EyeCan Podcast is made possible by support from Bayer.