Family practice professor receives national resident well-being award

Dr. Steve Beerman, clinical associate professor in the Dept. of Family Practice, received the 2011 Dr. Derek Puddester Resident Well-Being Award from the Canadian Association of Internes and Residents.

His initiatives within the Nanaimo Family Medicine Residency Program include the implementation of academic weeks in place of academic half-days and the promotion of a culture of wellness by ensuring residents look after themselves.

For more information, visit: