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Wellbeing @ Sunnybrook

Wellbeing @ Sunnybrook Team

At Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre the health and wellbeing of all Team Sunnybrook is vitally important. We understand the critical link between the health of our staff, physicians, volunteers and learners and the quality of care and services we can provide to our patients.

The Wellbeing @ Sunnybrook Team will be one important factor towards a stronger commitment to wellness at Sunnybrook. As an organization of over 10,000 people, we know and understand the needs of each Sunnybrooker are different and unique. The goal of the wellbeing team is to foster and support Sunnybrookers by providing a variety of resources, and people, to help each of them build a path forward towards their own vision of wellbeing.

Meet the team

Hazel Baillie

Hazel Baillie has an undergraduate degree in kinesiology and a masters in occupational health, and has been with occupational health for 17 years as safety supervisor and now safety instructor. She is a certified non-violent crisis and verbal intervention instructor and is committed to empowering staff to work safely with high-risk patients. Hazel was involved with the wellness initiatives in the first wave of COVID-19 and looks forward to working with the team on further wellness programs for Sunnybrook.

 

Dr. Janet Bodley

Dr. Janet Bodley is associate professor, department of obstetrics and gynecology and the assistant program director, ob/gyn residency program at the University of Toronto, which includes a major focus on resident wellness. Dr. Bodley is also a full-time staff obstetrician / gynecologist at Sunnybrook with a clinical focus on urogynecology. 

She holds a masters in education and has an interest in faculty development with an emphasis on mentorship, role modeling, physician wellness, and career development. She is a clinician educator with active teaching roles at the undergraduate, postgraduate and faculty development levels. Dr. Bodley was appointed as the inaugural faculty lead of the resident wellness program in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Toronto in January 2011.

Dr. Bodley is past president of the Sunnybrook MDMSA and during her tenure as president she established a focus on improving the wellbeing of the MDMSA membership as well as the overall hospital community.

 

Melissa Goddard

Melissa Goddard is the newest member of the organizational development and leadership (OD&L) team as an organizational development associate and wellness coordinator. Having recently completed graduate studies in neuroeducation (a field exploring how the brain learns best), Melissa is a passionate advocate for arts-based approaches to learning, leadership and wellness. Melissa comes to Sunnybrook and the OD&L team with a wealth of previous experience at Unity Health Toronto in mentorship program development, which enabled staff to seek 1-1 peer support for individual practice and wellness learning goals. Melissa is delighted and honoured to be joining Team Sunnybrook in a collaborative effort to enhance staff wellness across the organization.

View wellness resources for Team Sunnybrook at sunnybrook.ca/bewell