Faculty of Medicine COVID-19 Wellness Series: Optimal Sleep Health for Health Care Workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Webinar Video

While stress is an inherent factor in medicine, it has been at an all time high for health care workers (HCW) in the last few months. Due to the unprecedented changes in healthcare, and dealing with much uncertainty and complexity as a result of COVID-19, sleep health disruption is one of the most commonly reported symptoms in HCWs. As HCWs well-being and patient safety are inextricably linked, it is imperative that we address sleep health for the sake of both HCWs and their patients

Full Webinar Details

Our speakers will discuss and share helpful information on optimal sleep health for HCWs, including:

  • Importance of physician health and well-being
  • Different domains of optimal sleep health and the relationship with overall health and well-being
  • Practical tips on how to optimize sleep health and well-being


Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa
Psychiatrist, Psychosocial Oncology Program,
The Ottawa Hospital

Mandeep Singh MBBS MD MSc FRCPC
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Toronto
Anesthesiology, Sleep and Pain Research Unit
Women's College Hospital and Toronto Western Hospital, UHN


College of Family Physicians of Canada Mainpro+ One-Credit-Per-Hour (Group Learning)
This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Section 1
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. You may claim up to a maximum of 1 hour (credits are automatically calculated).

U of T’s Continuing Professional Development office is working in partnership with each of the Faculty’s clinical departments to be a hub for essential clinical resources related to COVID-19.
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