GHEM Executive Member and TAAAC-EM Strategic Director Dr. James Maskalyk was interviewed for CPSO Dialogue to discuss the need to change the culture of emergency departments.

“In January, he was appointed Wellness Director for the Divisions of Emergency Medicine at the University of Toronto. He aims to establish a network of physicians acting as “wellness leads” in the day-to-day work of the emergency medicine departments. The physician-wellness leads will liaise with staff and bring forward possible changes, such as creating a quiet room where staff can take some time to just catch their breath and be with their thoughts.”

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