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Dr. Jane Healey

Dr. Jane Healey is a hospital-based paediatrician at Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga. Together with her husband, Dr. Paul Healey, she created the Physician Financial Independence online community in 2017, which now has over 28,000 members. It is a space where physicians can teach each other about personal finance and happiness. The online community does not accept any advertising and is free from industry bias. Jane is a strong advocate for promoting financial literacy among Canadian physicians and reducing burnout in medicine.  

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Clara Healey

Clara Healey is a first year student in the Health Sciences program at McMaster University. As a pandemic student, who rarely leaves her dorm room, she is looking forward to seeing the sun in Victoria. Clara has been a competitive swimmer for eight years and is currently on the varsity swim team at McMaster. She is eager to share her experiences, both good and bad, growing up as a doctor's kid.

"So Your Mom's a Doctor ... Are You "Like” Rich? Helping physician kids understand personal finance and their privilege.

Live, In-Person Workshop and Live-Streamed Virtual | Thursday June 2 | 3:30 - 5:00 pm  PST

Many physicians parents struggle with how to teach solid financial skills to their children. In this workshop, Dr. Jane Healey, co-founder of the Physician Financial Independence (PFI) online community will be joined by her young adult daughter, Clara. Together, they will discuss strategies, from both the parent and child perspective, that can used to help physician kids grow up to be financially savvy and grounded. 

Learning Objectives

​By the end of this session, participants will be able to: 

  • Identify the evidence-based practices for teaching financial literacy and the impact of this on health and well-being.

  • State practical, real-world approaches to teaching children financial skills at various ages from toddler to adult. 

  • Explore the challenges that come with growing up in a privileged household. 

  • Plan to help other physician parents and patients become better financial role models for their children.