Workshop: Strategies to mitigate physician burnout

June 23, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Burnout affects more than 50 percent of physicians. In this upcoming session, the Office of Faculty Development will offer practical evidence-based strategies to help mitigate burnout and help physicians flourish in their personal and professional lives.

Participants will practice mindfulness-based skills and explore techniques matched to their individual needs. Participants will leave with a detailed guide and an attainable goal to start to enhance their own well-being.

Objectives of the workshop include:

  • Learning to identify strategies to mitigate burnout
  • Practicing several strategies that have been proven effective
  • Creating a specific goal to develop a personal strategic plan
  • Identifying an accountability plan to ensure strategies will be implemented.

The session is facilitated by Karen Kingsolver, Ph.D,, assistant professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine.

When: Thursday, Sept. 7

Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: NCRC Building 10, South Atrium

Register online

This workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty Development. Please note that this workshop is for faculty only. Questions? Please contact Jordan Wright, wjordan@umich.edu.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop, or have questions about accessibility, please contact Jordan Wright at the above email address or by calling 734-764-2574. Advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange. Please reach out at least two weeks in advance.  

Website: http://faculty.medicine.umich.edu/workshops/strategies-mitigate-physician-burnout

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