Webinar: Examining and Addressing Physician Burnout
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When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
1:00pm EST
Contact: Emma Day

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Live Webinar Date & Time: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 1:00pm EST

Overview & Introduction:

    1. Medical literature defines burnout as only work related

    2. Our premise:

a.    Multifaceted with macro & micro causes

b.    Personal, professional, social & physical aspects

c.    These present as an interactive loop

     3.  The negative effect of burnout on quality and patient safety

     4.  Importance of resilience

a.    Attention to the interactive loop and self-care strategies

      5.  Perspectives & balance: The doctor - patient relationship

After attending this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  1. Differentiate between the macro and micro causes of burnout
  2. Recognize the interactive loop between personal, professional, social and physical manifestations of burnout
  3. Describe personal and professional self-care strategies, activities and attitudes to address and prevent burnout

About the Presenters: 

Stanton N. Smullens, MD, FACS received his undergraduate education at Harvard College and earned his medical degree from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College where he was a member of AOA. He is a Clinical Professor of Surgery at SKMC and is board certified in General, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery. He was in active surgical practice at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital for 27 years. In 1994 he became the founding President and CEO of JeffCare, the Physician Hospital Organization of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

SaraKay Smullens, MSW, LCSW, BCD is a social worker, family therapist, and best-selling author.  A diplomate in clinical social work, she is certified as both family life educator and group psychotherapist, as well as a contributor to peer reviewed literature, and local and national press. She believes that insight, awareness, compassion, creativity, and hope are necessary components to achieving what she defines as an ‘emotional sense of direction’ – vital to achieving fulfillment in a complex, often ruthless society.

Price: Free

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