Dr. Vincent Hanlon retired at the end of 2017 from his work as an assessment physician and educator with the Physician & Family Support Program – the Alberta Medical Association’s physician health program. Prior to that, he worked as an emergency physician, first in Fort McMurray and then in Lethbridge.
Dr. Hanlon is a writer, reader, photographer, bread baker and avid cyclist. His interest in physician health, especially career transitions and the practice of mindfulness continue. He subscribes toThe Guardian Weekly and albertaviews.
One of his favorite books this year is No Time to Spare by Ursula Le Guin. Favorite bike ride in 2017 was an ultra-urban ramble in Manhattan, guided by friend and fellow cyclist, American Jim.
Along with one of his recently retired urology colleagues, they coordinate irregular, convivial meetings of the Wednesday Afternoon Bread-baking Therapy Group. Hot pot sourdough is often on the agenda.
Dr. Hanlon lives in Lethbridge with his spouse, Teresa. They have two adult children and two grandchildren.