Dr. Derek Puddester

Dr. Puddester has completed training in program evaluation and research at McMaster University and uOttawa.


In the area of physician health, Dr. Puddester has assisted university and medical-association based physician health programs design, implement and learn from their own evaluative processes.  He has also participated in research that strives to understand how physicians learn about self-care and resilience, and what methods of learning serve their needs the best.


Dr. Puddester has also helped Universities and Physician Health Programs design their services from the ground up, using best practices in needs assessment, participatory research, and evidence-informed decision making.