Health Services for Residents

Family Doctor Connection
In Winnipeg call 204-786-7111, or toll-free: 1-866-690-8260
This is a free service Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Department of Psychiatry
Physician Counseling Service
Free confidential consultation and treatment for students and residents experiencing emotional stress by Dr. Prober or Dr. Perlov, from the Department of Psychiatry.  Service is available to students of the Faculty of Medicine, their spouses and immediate family. Located in A120 Chown – Bannatyne campus.  Phone: 789-3328 for initial appointment. A120 Chown – 789-3328
Counselling Service, University of Manitoba – Student Affairs
Bannatyne campus, S207 Basic Medical Science Building – 789-3857
Fort Garry campus, 474 University Centre – 474-8592
Physicians At Risk – Doctors Manitoba
Physicians at Risk (PAR) is a peer assistance program, wholly funded by Doctors Manitoba, that helps physicians and their families experiencing difficulties in their private and professional lives. If you have problems with social, marital, financial, behavioural, or chemical dependency issues, help is available from PAR resource people on a totally confidential basis. To speak with a male or female colleague, leave a message with the 24-hour telephone answering service at 237-8320.
WRHA Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – 786-8880
All employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children are eligible for EAP services. EAP is a confidential service and is available immediately upon commencement of employment with no waiting period. EAP costs are paid by your employer.
The EAP offers the following types of counseling services:
  • Marital / Relationship
  • Family / Parenting
  • Addictions
  • Emotional or Behavioural
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Occupational Stress / Adjustment
  • Career and Vocational
  • Violence / Abuse
  • Financial (Budgeting, financial crisis)
  • Information and/or referral
  • Critical Incident / Trauma
Province of Manitoba (“Manitoba Crisis Services”) contacts: is the world’s first comprehensive, online physician health and wellness resource designed to help physicians and physicians in training be resilient in their professional and personal lives. was devleoped by Canada’s leading physician health and eLearning experts to provide you with cutting edge, evidence-based information and innovative, user-friendly tools for self-help and collegial support.


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