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  • New 2018 AMS/RNAO Fellows Announced!

    TORONTO, ON, September 20, 2018 – AMS Healthcare is pleased to announce the new 2018 AMS/RNAO Fellows. Recipients of the AMS/RNAO Fellowship will focus on building workplace skills to provide humane, compassionate and person-centred care.  AMS Healthcare is leading the way when it comes to advancing compassionate care within the healthcare community, aiming to instill…


  • The AMS Phoenix Project Announces 2018 Fellows and Thematic Grant Award Winners

    TORONTO, ON, September 20, 2018 – AMS Healthcare is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the AMS Phoenix Fellowships and Thematic Grants. The AMS Phoenix Project: A Call to Caring is based on the premise that health professionals provide the best care when they are able to balance compassion and technical expertise.  AMS Healthcare…


  • Healthcare Professional Burnout and Resilience

    Is compassionate leadership an antidote for health care burnout?

    Can health care be a toxin for those providing care to others?  The drive for cost savings, the increasing complexity of care, the menace of electronic medical records and the emotional challenges of responding to patient suffering put health care professionals at high risk for burnout.  Today, burnout is common among all members of our health…


  • Healthcare Professional Burnout and Resilience

    Exploring the Interwoven Nature of Compassion & Self-Compassion

    I began my AMS Phoenix Fellowship by choosing to attend an indigenous cattail basket weaving workshop. I thought it would be fitting to stimulate my creative and aesthetic potential for the fellowship tasks ahead.  As you can see, I did not deem my skills to be basket-worthy (yet) and instead opted to create a mat.…


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