Bringing Mindful Self Compassion in Medicine to VCH Medical Staff

2023-01-04 12:00 AM
Regional Education; Innovation; Mental health & wellness; Quality improvement; Working at VCH

​​Join a virtual mindfulness practice in a safe space. 

Sessions combine a short practice and a facilitated discussion about mindfulness and self-compassion in personal and professional environments. Each session will have a unique topic. 

All VCH medical staff are welcome to drop-in to sessions as their schedules allow. No ongoing commitment or prior experience necessary.


Every 2nd Thursday of the month, starting

February 9, 2023

5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


If you are a VCH medical staff member who is interested in attending, please register online or email


Who is facilitating the group?​

Facilitator Dr. Jennifer Baxter is a rural family physician practicing on the Sunshine Coast, where 

she works in the emergency room and mental health and is the Associate Local Medical Director. 

She has completed the 10-month Self Compassion in Psychotherapy Certification

Program through the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion. Having witnessed the power of these

practices in her own life, Jennifer is passionate about bringing the teachings of mindful self-

compassion to colleagues.