Moral Distress, Burnout, Compassion & Resilience

The Compassion and Social Justice Lecture Series - Virtual Edition

Front-line workers are feeling the brunt of concurrent crises at local and global scales with an intensity higher than any in recent history and within system pressures and resource limits. Our presenters are uniquely positioned to discuss this complex situation, and its impact on current and future care-providers, patients and families, from a clinical and ethical perspective and an academic and nonsecular lens.

DATE: Friday, March 4, 2022

TIME: 12:00pm - 1:15pm PST

COST: Free

RSVP to Shemim Manji by March 2 at [email protected]. The link for the event will be sent March 3.

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Featured Speakers

  • Dr. Nadia Khan, MD, M.SC.
    Head, General Internal Medicine and Professor of Medicine at UBC, Clinical Scientist at the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcomes Sciences

    Dr. Khan is part of a team studying physician burnout and the additional burden COVID-19 is placing on physicians, patients and the health care system.

  • Dr. Jennifer A. Gibson, RN, MSN, PhD
    Director of Clinical Services & Clinical Ethicist, Providence Health Care and Adjunct Professor in the School of Nursing at UBC

    As a nurse and ethicist, Dr. Gibson will speak to her clinical, in-person experience working alongside fellow care providers, patients and families in both the Long-Term Care and Acute Hospital settings.

With opening remarks by The Most Reverend J. Michael Miller, CSB, Archbishop of Vancouver, and moderated by Francis Maza, DMin, Vice President of Mission, Ethics & Spirituality for Providence Health Care.


This event is part of the Compassion and Social Justice Lecture Series presented by Providence Healthcare, St. Paul’s Foundation and St. Mark’s College. This partnership is made possible by the Archdiocese of Vancouver.


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