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Medical Faculty and Clinician Wellness Series

Co-Sponsored by the Medical Faculty and Clinician Wellness Program and the Office for Faculty Development

Improving physician wellness can benefit not only the individual physician but also can be vital to the delivery of high quality healthcare. There are several dimensions of wellness: social, emotional, spiritual, environmental, occupational, intellectual and physical. Approaches to improving wellness must include both individual and healthcare system approaches. This Wellness Series is part of the Medical Faculty and Clinician Wellness Program launched in fall 2015. Many faculty contribute their expertise and time to help improve the wellness of our medical faculty and clinicians.

The Medical Faculty and Clinician Wellness Series is a qualifying activity for the URMC Malpractice Premium Differential Program. Those who wish to qualify for the rate reduction need to attend 7 Sessions in the previous calendar year.

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates each live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For additional information or to register for any seminar in the Wellness Series, please contact the Office for Faculty Development via email at faculty_development@urmc.rochester.edu. Please watch for the monthly seminar announcement for updates and location.
 

For a PDF version of the 2016-2107 Medical Faculty and Clinician Wellness Series postcard pleaseclick here.  

Proactively Managing Our Transitions

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 / 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Presented by:

Timothy E. Quill, MD, FACP, FAAHPM
Georgia and Thomas Gosnell Distinguished Professor in Palliative Care
Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry and Medical Humanities
Palliative Care Division, Department of Medicine
Marsha N. Wittink, MD, MBE
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine

Managing Challenging Patient Situations, Session 2
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 / 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Presented by:

Jennifer J. Argentieri, BS
Manager, Patient Experience Office
HR Leadership Development and Training
Jackie K. Beckerman, MPH
Chief Patient Experience Officer
Senior Director Strong Commitment
Captain Cynthia A. Coates
Manager, Workplace Violence/Crime Prevention Programs
Department of Public Safety
Michael R. Privitera, MD, MS
Director, Medical Faculty and Clinician Wellness Program
Professor of Psychiatry
Joan D. Romano MS, RN
Office Patient Relations
Director’s Office

Quiet Rebellions: Building Resilience and Well-being into the Workday
Friday, April 14, 2017 / 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Presented by:

Ronald M. Epstein, MD
Director, Dean’s Teaching Fellowship
Professor, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Oncology and Nursing
Frederick J. Marshall, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology

Critical Care for the Clinician
Monday, May 8, 2017 / 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Presented by: 

Beth Danehy, MA
Director, Employee Assistance Program
Kendra Pokhis
Health and Wellness Coordinator, Well U Program
Nancy Talbot, PhD, MS
Director, Behavioral Health Partners

Overwhelmed! Organizing your Work, Managing your Time and Recovering from Overwhelm
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 / 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Presented by: 

Janine R. Shapiro, MD
Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Medical Director for Continuing Medical Education
Professor of Anesthesiology

E-Record Working for You, Session 1
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 / 12:00 – 1:00 PM

The electronic medical record (EMR) has transformed in many ways how we provide care, from documentation, to hours spent on a computer screen, to patient communication. This workshop will discuss strategies for how to manage the new workflows and find efficiencies in a structure that many feel has changed the nature of care delivery.  We will also discuss the perceived and real burdens that the EMR has placed on the individuals working within the system, and identify systems solutions that we are exploring to support our providers. 

At the conclusion of the seminar, the participant will:

·       Identify strategies to streamline workflows within the EMR system
·       Discuss ways to manage stress that is specifically created by cognitive overload through the EMR
·      Share system wide solutions that are being developed to support the individual provider

Presented by:

David J. Mitten, MD / Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Biomedical Engineering
Sarah E. Peyre, EdD / Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education, Director, Center for Experiential Learning, Associate Professor of Surgery, Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing
Brian K. Steele, DO / Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Managing Challenging Patient Situations, Session 1
Friday, October 14, 2016 / 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Presented by:

Jennifer J. Argentieri, BS
Manager, Patient Experience Office
HR Leadership Development and Training
Jackie K. Beckerman, MPH
Chief Patient Experience Officer
Senior Director Strong Commitment
Captain Cynthia A. Coates
Department of Public Safety
Manager, Workplace Violence/Crime Prevention Programs
Michael R. Privitera, MD, MS
Director, Medical Faculty and Clinician Wellness Program
Professor of Psychiatry
Joan D. Romano, MS, RN
Office of Patient Relations

E-Record Working for You, Session 2
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 / 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Presented by:

David J. Mitten, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Biomedical Engineering
Sarah E. Peyre, EdD
Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education
Director, Center for Experiential Learning
Associate Professor of Surgery
Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing
Brian K. Steele, DO
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
 

Building Autonomy, Session 1
Presented by:

Michael S. Krasner, MD, FACP
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Geoffrey C. Williams, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry and Psychology

SPECIAL SESSION:  Creative Resilience & Aging:  Louis Armstrong, Race & Growing Old in the ‘60s
Monday, December 19, 2016 / 4:30 – 6:30 PM with Wine and Cheese Reception

Presented by:

Jeffrey M. Lyness, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 / 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Presented by:

Michael S. Krasner, MD, FACP
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Geoffrey C. Williams, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry and Psychology