Good work-life balance is essential to the health of you and your practice. Making alternative care arrangements for when you are away is as important to the health of your patients. If you or your staff will be taking a much-needed break over the holidays, please plan ahead to make sure urgent patient needs and critical test results are responded to promptly.
“Nobody should be working 24-hours a day, seven days a week. It’s about working together, connecting with your colleagues, to strike a balance for everyone. We know this can be done.”Dr. Trevor Theman
We’ve heard that in rural communities and in smaller physician office groups, managing after-hours care appropriately involves creative solutions. We know it can happen. How do you manage? Can some of your good ideas help others?
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About Dr. Theman:
Dr. Trevor Theman received his MD from the University of Alberta in 1974 and completed his training in general surgery at the University of Alberta and the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, before setting up a general surgery practice in Edmonton in 1980. While still in practice, Dr. Theman was elected to the Council of the CPSA serving two terms as president before accepting in 1998 as assistant registrar for complaints, and in 2005 as registrar of the CPSA, his current role.