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I'm Dr. Sukhjeewan (Sukhi) Basran

My Story

Dr. Basran is a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and assistant professor in the

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of Ottawa. Dr.

Basran has participated on several national and international wellness committees

bringing attention to the importance of addressing physician well-being and has

initiated the dialogue of creating a framework of well-being at the departmental level.


Dr. Basran has had a long-time interest in mindfulness as a life skill and has

obtained certification as a facilitator of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

(MBCT) through The Centre for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto. Since 2019, Dr.

Basran has been facilitating MBCT programs in the Ottawa community has recently

completed advanced mindfulness training.

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