Running on Empty? Physicians' Path to Enjoying Life and Medicine More
Physician burnout is an epidemic in the United States. More than half of US physicians have measurable symptoms of burnout: emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and reduced perception of personal accomplishment. The rates have soared in recent years, and it's worse for physicians in many specialties, particularly internal medicine, critical care, and emergency and family medicine. This course discusses various strategies that work to replenish your internal resources and to handle the challenges of medical practice.
- Describe physician wellness and burnout and why working toward the first and avoiding the latter are crucial and urgent for you and your colleagues.
- Identify critical factors and predictors for physician wellness and common obstacles to improving one's approaches to work and life challenges
- Discuss various strategies that work to replenish your internal resources and to handle the challenges of medical practice.
- Employ one practice that can improve your day immediately or to enable you to respond more calmly and wisely when you need it most.
Nance Goldstein , PhD and ICF-certified coach, is Resident Scholar at Brandeis University Women's Studies Research Center and founder, Working Wisely Group.
She works with physicians and clinicians to tame practice overwhelm, lack of autonomy, and exhaustion with greater skill, patience and wisdom. She also joins physicians in assuming responsibility for leading the uncharted, complex world of healthcare innovation. With her and her research, leadership training and coaching experience, her clients enjoy the ride more.
Her work derives from current medical research and best practices in leadership development.
As an industry economist, the National Science Foundation awarded her and her colleagues a grant and later commissioned her to research the changing environment of working in IT (information technology) and the changes in the location and nature of jobs and skills triggered by IT. Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study named her a Fellow.
As Resident Scholar at Brandeis University WSRC, her research investigates the changing demands on healthcare leaders to guide and manage the work at hospitals and organizations to excel in the future. Leading oneself and others through uncertainty, complexity, innovation and change requires very different, surprising capabilities.
Peer-reviewed journals have published my work - like the
Journal of Medical Internet Research
's Connected Health conference proceedings,
Academy of Management Learning and Education
journal. Her media contributions include New England HR Association's
Boston Women's Business Newspaper
. And online to
Confident Voices in Healthcare
and other blogs.
The American Medical Women's Association, Case Management Society of New England, Harvard University, Massachusetts Leading Age, Boston Young Healthcare Professionals, Rabb Graduate School of Professional Studies at Brandeis University, Society of Women Engineers, Women in Design, IEEE Boston, New England Human Resources Association, Women In Technology International, Women in Management Conference, Boston Society of Architects and others have raved about her workshops, keynote addresses and webinars.
Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) Member: $12.00
Non-MMS Member: $22.00
Allied Health Professionals: $9.60
Slides & Video
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
, risk management study
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
A score of 70% or higher is required to receive
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Start: March 21, 2017
End: March 21, 2018
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