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Health & Wellness: NOSM U Taskforce on Wellness

Documents and News of Importance

International Conference on Health Promoting Universities & Colleges (7th : 2015 : Kelowna, (B.C.)). (2015). Okanagan Charter : An international

          charter for health promoting universities & colleges. doi:

Lakehead University formally adopts the Okanagan Charter. (n.d.). Lakehead University. Retrieved January 15, 2020,


Laurentian University Campus Mental Working Group. (2019). Recommendations for improved wellness and mental healthhttps://laurentian-


Review Articles of Interest

Keller, E. J. (2014). Philosophy in medical education: A means of protecting mental health. Academic Psychiatry, 38(4), 409-13. doi:

Klassen, R. M., & Klassen, J. R. L. (2018). Self-efficacy beliefs of medical students: A critical review. Perspectives on Medical Education, 7(2), 76-82. doi:

Kötter, T., Fuchs, S., Heise, M., Riemenschneider, H., Sanftenberg, L., Vajda, C., et al. (2019). What keeps medical students healthy and well? A systematic review of observational studies on protective factors for health and well-being during medical education. BMC Medical Education, 19(1), 94. doi:10.1186/s12909-019-1532-z

Mihailescu, M., & Neiterman, E. (2019). A scoping review of the literature on the current mental health status of physicians and physicians-in-training in North America. BMC Public Health, 19(1), 1363. doi:

Wasson, L. T., Cusmano, A., Meli, L., Louh, I., Falzon, L., Hampsey, M., et al. (2016). Association between learning environment interventions and medical student well-being: A systematic review. JAMA, 316(21), 2237-2252. doi:

Witt, K., Boland, A., Lamblin, M., McGorry, P. D., Veness, B., Cipriani, A., et al. (2019). Effectiveness of universal programmes for the prevention of suicidal ideation, behaviour and mental ill health in medical students: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 22(2), 84-90. doi: