The PGME Student Affairs and Wellness Office at the University of Manitoba Max Rady College of Medicine has a variety of support structures in place for faculty, residents and students.
Residency training can be stressful and may occasionally need certain supports. We acknowledge that Program Administrators and Program Directors will often be able to help address concerns, or steer towards available resources. Below are numerous available resources the University of Manitoba Max Rady College of Medicine has to offer.
CRISIS RESOURCE CENTRE
817 Bannatyne Avenue
The Mental Health Crisis Response Centre is a central point of access for adults experiencing a mental health crisis, accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week within an atmosphere that promotes healing and recovery. This Centre of Excellence in crisis resolution ensures expert short term clinical treatment and support services are available through walk-in services, mobile services and scheduled appointment services, combined with planned linkage and referral to appropriate services and supports.
HIGH PERFORMANCE PHYSICIAN PROGRAM
The High Performance Physician Program is founded upon best practices and principles in the areas of health and performance psychology, as well as professional learning. The program is tailored to help learners meet the demands of their residency while addressing the need for applicable strategies to help residents perform and cope more effectively in both their professional and personal lives.
INDIGENOUS STUDENT CENTRE
114 Sidney Smith Street (Fort Garry Campus)
The Indigenous Student Centre is a unit within Indigenous Engagement and is responsible for welcoming and supporting Indigenous students, as well as providing opportunities for students to learn about First Nations, Inuit and Métis culture. The University of Manitoba has over 2,400 self-identified Indigenous students that are represented in almost all faculties at the undergraduate level.
290 Brodie Centre – 727 McDermot Avenue (Bannatyne Campus)
The Office of Professionalism is available to all faculty and learners within the Max Rady College of Medicine through a variety of proactive and reactive activities. The Office of Professionalism is responsible for development of policies, guidelines and the provision of educational sessions with learners and faculty and surveillance of the learning environments. The Office of Professionalism provides assistance to faculty and learners who refer issues to unprofessional behaviour, determines means to address identified unprofessionalism behavior and develops provision of education and remediation plans.
OFFICE OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
201 Allen Building (Fort Garry Campus)
The Office of Human Rights and Conflict Management promotes a respectful working and learning environment in which individuals are treated equitably and diversity is valued. The Office of Human Rights and Conflict Management prevents discrimination and harassment at the U of M by promoting, supporting, and administering the following University of Manitoba Policies and Procedures. The Office also provides informal conflict resolution supports including one-on-one coaching, mediation, conciliation, facilitated group dialogue and provides training and instruction for the University community on conflict resolution and communication skills.
PGME STUDENT AFFAIRS AND WELLNESS OFFICE
S212 Medical Services Building – 750 Bannatyne Avenue (Bannatyne Campus)
Email: StudentAffairsPGME@umanitoba.ca or email@example.com
The PGME Student Affairs and Wellness Office serves as a liaison to support residents through difficult situations (academic, wellness, health, etc.), give counselling where appropriate or to simply assist in navigating to applicable resources.
SAFE WALK AND RIDE PROGRAM
Phone: 204-474-9312 (Fort Garry Campus) and 204-789-3330 (Bannatyne Campus)
The Safe Walk Program was created by utilizing the theory that there is safety in numbers. It is available on both the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses. Students, staff, and visitors of the University community can request a Safe Walk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Security Services will accompany an individual from one university location to another university location, to their vehicle or to the bus stop on university property. Safe Ride is a service provided to members of the University community as a safe and free alternative to walking alone in the dark.
STUDENT ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES
520 University Centre – 65 Chancellor’s Circle (Fort Garry Campus)
Student Accessibility Services provides support and advocacy for students with disabilities, such as: Hearing, injury-related, learning, mental health, medical, physical, visual or temporary disabilities. Student Accessibility Services acts as a liaison between students, faculty, staff and service agencies.
520 University Centre – 65 Chancellor’s Circle (Fort Garry Campus)
The Student Advocacy Office provides confidential centralized services for receiving student complaints and grievances. The centre serves as a general information source for students regarding their rights and responsibilities. Students are assisted in the resolution of any problems or concerns resulting from academic and/or discipline decisions. Students are advised of policies and procedures to follow, both informally and formally via appeals. Where appropriate, referrals will be made to other campus resources.
STUDENT COUNSELLING CENTRE
474 University Centre – 65 Chancellor’s Circle (Fort Garry Campus)
The Student Counselling Centre offers a wide variety of services to help students with these and other difficulties and to support their academic and career success. As well, the Student Counselling Centre offers select services to University of Manitoba staff and students seeking professional counselling training opportunities.
STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES
104 University Centre – 65 Chancellor’s Circle (Fort Garry Campus)
The University of Manitoba’s Community Health Clinic provides the effective, patient-centered, collaborative, multidisciplinary primary care required for the success and well-being of UM students, faculty and staff.
STUDENT SERVICES AT BANNATYNE
S211 Medical Services Building – 750 Bannatyne Avenue (Bannatyne Campus)
Student Services at Bannatyne acts as a service hub for students and residents in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and provide the supports and referrals needed for personal and academic success.
PGME Student Affairs & Wellness Office
S212 Medical Services Building
750 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0W2
Phone: 204-789-3522 Fax: 204-789-3929