Managing COVID Emotions: Taking Care of Ourselves & Each Other

Managing COVID Emotions: Taking Care of Ourselves & Each Other

COVID-19 Webinar Series

Target Audience:

A multi-disciplinary healthcare audience

Course Format: Online webinar 1900-2030 PDT: Presentation with Q&A.
  • Apr 21, 2020
Broadcast starts: 7:00 PM PDT | Online

Vancouver BC


We have a group of passionate medical professionals from various backgrounds willing to share their experiences and vulnerabilities during this pandemic. 


The webinar will include some presentations and a panel. Participants will be prompted to ask their questions in real time using webinar technology. We encourage you to send your questions in early.

How to ask questions

  • Go to and enter the event ID #: COVID-19-CPD-21-Apr-2020. Or go directly to:
  • Type out your question in the ‘type your question’ field and click ‘SEND. You will see your question posted and you will be able to review questions that others have asked. Your questions can be asked anonymously, just leave your name out when posting your questions.
  • Up-vote: feel free to click the thumbs up icon beside the questions you like as this will move those questions to the top of the queue.
  • Questions will be reviewed by the moderator and relayed to the presenters before the session and during the Q&A period.


This webinar will be recorded and will be available online within a few days. If you have registered for the webinar you will receive a post webinar email with the recording link or you can visit our archived recordings page:


  • Live boadcast starts at 7pm PDT
  • Moderator and presenters visible via webcam
  • Presentation slides visible on the webinar
  • Audio live through your computer speakers
  • Your questions sent via slido

Connection Details

Prior to the webinar you will receive an email from UBC CPD with connection details. If you do not recieve this email, please check your spam folders. You should add "" to your safe sender list. If you do not see the connection email, please contact us


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COVID-19 Resource Hub:


Key Speakers

Rahul Gupta, MD, CCFP. Certified MBSR Teacher and ICF certified coach; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UBC Gibsons, BC

Dana Hubler, MD, CCFP, FCFP. Clinical Instructor, Family Practice; Rural CPD Medical Director, UBC, Faculty of Medicine, UBC, Hornby Island, BC (Moderator)

Lee-Anne Laverty, MD, FRCSC Orthopedic Surgery. Clinical Instructor, Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, UBC, Trail, BC

Anne McNamara, MD, FRCPC. Clinical Assistant Professor, Respirology, Department of Medicine,  UBC, Surrey, BC

Tandi Wilkinson, MD, CCFP-EM. Medical Director UBC RCPD HOUSE program; CPD consultant UBC CPD, Nelson, BC

Skills Gained

  • Review the various COVID-19 emotions emerging for healthcare professionals 
  • Demonstrate mindfulness and peer support coaching as two useful techniques for navigating through COVID-19 emotions
  • Review various tools and resources to help healthcare professionals optimize their self-care & sustainability



Free, but space is limited. Please email if you register but cannot attend.

Cancellations and Refunds

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