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Interested in being a Peer Guide for Practising Well? Here’s what you need to know and your next steps.

Practising Well Peer Guides are family physicians who want to share their experience and expertise in mental health, substance use disorders and/or chronic pain – both one-on-one with individual learners and more widely, including through the Practising Well Community of Practice and Information Exchange.

Before you apply, we want to ensure you have the information you need about the role.

If you haven’t already done so, please read the Peer Guide role description and/or contact us with your questions. 

Let’s get started…

Personal Information

Your Personal Information - Please provide your contact information below.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications - Please check all that apply.

Years in Practice

Years in Practice

Preamble text to practice location and practice model

OCFP programs strive to represent the full range of our membership, including all practice types and regions of the province. Please tell us your location and your practice type.

Practice Location

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Practice Model

Your Practice Model  - Please select all that apply.

Area of interest

Peer Guides are family physicians who want to share their experience and expertise in mental health, substance use disorders, chronic pain and/or physician wellness. Please let us know which areas you'd be interested in providing educational support to Peer Learners (select all that apply):

Peer Guide Questions

Your answers to the following questions will help us to better understand how you can support your colleagues through Peer to Peer Connect. You do not need to be an expert in mental health, substance use disorders, chronic pain and physician wellness to be a Peer Guide.

What skills have you developed that you’d like to assist colleagues in developing/strengthening?*

What are some areas of practicing (related to mental health, substance use and chronic pain) that you’d like to share with colleagues/support colleagues in learning?*

(for example, addressing symptoms of Long COVID, addressing symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome etc.)

In the role of Peer Guide, how would you hope to support colleagues experiencing symptoms of burnout?

Describe why you are interested in becoming a Peer Guide.*

Reason for applying