Leading Wellness


ECHO Leading Wellness is a free virtual education and capacity building program that aims to train and support wellness leads across Ontario so they can better plan, launch, and operate initiatives to support the wellness of healthcare workers at their organization.


Location: Zoom Videoconferencing

Time: 2:00PM to 3:00PM EST 

Length: 8 sessions
(February 8 – April 4, 2024)

When: Weekly on Thursday Afternoons

Target Audience: Ontario-based Wellness Leaders

Below is a list of curriculum topics for this cycle:

  1. Introduction & Program Assesment.
  2. Development of Wellness Initiatives – Planning and Implementation
  3. Responding to Crisis Situations.
  4. Engagement & Organization Culture.
  5. Frameworks & Joy in Work.
  6. Evaluation.
  7. Peer Support Programs for Healthcare Providers.
  8. Transformation and Change in Leading Well-Being


To be notified when our next registration opens please sign up to our Mailing List below
If you have questions, click on the button below to contact us.


Welcome, Introduction, and Announcements – 5 minutes

Didactic Presentation, Q+A – 20 minutes

Personal Experiences – 33 minutes

Session Wrap-Up – 2 minutes


We are pleased to announce that the E-Learning Modules for ECHO Leading Wellness have now launched! These free virtual training modules are focused on training wellness leads across Ontario so that they can better plan, launch, and operate initiatives to support the wellness of healthcare providers at their organization.

Click the button below to access the E-Learning course!

  1. Module 1: Beyond Burnout: Joy in Medicine.
  2. Module 2: Development of Wellness Initiatives: Planning and Implementation.
  3. Module 3: Organizational Factors in Health Provider Well-Being.
  4. Module 4: Responding to Crisis.
  5. Module 5: Evaluation.


Our program sessions are run by an inter-professional Hub Team from multiple health organizations across Ontario. 

Please click on the toggle buttons below to see who will be facilitating these sessions.

These individuals make up our ECHO Leading Wellness Hub Team:

  1. Allison Crawford (Co-Chair/Psychiatrist)
  2. Treena Wilkie (Co-Lead/Psychiatrist)
  3. Antonio Pignatiello (Psychiatrist)
  4. Chantalle Clarkin (Registered Nurse/ Staff Scientist)
  5. Kathleen Sheehan (Psychiatrist)
  6. Lisa Lefebvre (Addiction Medicine Physician)
  7. Stephanie Lindsay (Librarian)