The annual Doctors of BC Health Authority Engagement survey measures year-over year change in our physician engagement to improve our workplace and patient care. Key insights are used for practical improvements by our CEO, MSA/PASS, and Doctors of BC.
Open until Wednesday, October 11 at Midnight
How to answer the survey (anonymous):
Step 1: Click on the e-mail invitation sent to your e-mail on Sept 12 from email@example.com to answer.
- Or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to have a link resent to you. (A universal link is not available for this survey.)
Step 2: After completing the survey, enter here to win coffee for your department!>
- PHC medical departments with the top survey response rate will win a gift card to Elysian Coffee! First place receives $100, second $75 and third $50. Enter your name and dept only (physicians only).
How are we doing? Goal: 250+ responses by Oct 11
PHC physician survey responses to Oct 4, 2023:
What kind of questions are asked?
Nine engagement questions regarding physical and psychological health and safety, and three open-ended questions specific to:
- Your priorities and resourcing needs at your local facility/hospital
- Your experiences with physical and/or psychological incidents at work
- Challenges you face regarding work/life balance
Dr. Dan Kalla: Why take this survey?
“This is not just another survey or an exercise in organizational compliance. We intend to use the results of the survey to trigger tangible steps that will hopefully lead to meaningful and measurable improvements in your working environment.”
“Please invest ten minutes or less of your time (it only took me seven) to complete the survey and help us improve the working environment for the whole staff and all of our patients.”
Dan Kalla, Senior Medical Director, Medical Affairs and Physician Engagement, Providence Health Care
Valuing Your feedback
Your feedback is used to help:
- Doctors of BC build and focus programs and policies to effectively support physicians’ work taking place within health authorities and advocate for what you need – leveraging your feedback to create more equitable, safe, and respectful working environments.
- Providence Health Care make improvements to our working environment and patient care: including to respond with practical actions to increase communication, transparency in decision making, physician input into health authority goal-setting, and support for new physician leadership and physician wellness, among other actions.
|“Every physician deserves an opportunity to work in a health care environment that values their work, and provides them a safe place to practice medicine. Using this as a tool over time, hospitals and physicians can work together to make the workplace safer and improve physician wellbeing.”
– PHC Physician and Doctors of BC President-Elect, Dr Ahmer Karimuddin
|“There are so many different aspects to creating this kind of organization, but one of the crucial factors is to ensure that people feel heard in an organization – that they feel that their voice matters. I know we don’t always get this right, but this survey is one of the ways in which we try to achieve this.”
– Fiona Dalton, PHC CEO