International Conference on Physician Health

International Conference on Physician Health®
Driving Meaningful Change: Make It Happen. Make It Matter.

 


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Opening keynote - Anthony Suchman

9:15 - 10:15

Topic: Driving meaningful, system-level change in complex systems

Description: Anthony Suchman on patient-clinician relationships, medical decision-making, physician satisfaction and the spiritual dimensions of medical care.

Concurrent session 1

10:30 - 11:30

Stream 1: Individual level (Residents)

Stream 2: System level (Peer support)

Stream 3: Enabling culture change

Workshop 1

Giving chiefs the keys: Organizational strategies to help clinical chiefs drive change and lead resilient, engaged, and professionally satisfied teams

Workshop 2

Three keys to physician wellness: A scalable model of proactive planning

Plenary panel − Wellness considerations from the edge

11:45 - 12:45

 

Topic: Wellness considerations from the edge

Description: Perspectives on wellness challenges and other considerations for physicians working with vulnerable populations. 

 

Moderator: Joy Albuquerque

Speakers: Arthur Frank, Marcella Nunez-Smith and Clare Pain

Concurrent session 2

1:45 - 2:45

Stream 1: Individual level (Mindfulness)

Stream 2: System level (Learners)

Stream 3: Enabling culture change

Workshop 3

Innovative medical education strategies to address student and physician wellness: Accelerating change

Workshop 4

Developing resilient teams by creating compassionate leaders

Facilitated poster session (Group A)

3:30 - 4:30

The latest research, thinking and practices on physician health and well-being.

Concurrent session 3

4:30 - 5:30

Stream 1: Individual level (Technology)

Stream 2: System level (Wellness programs)

Stream 3: Enabling culture change

Workshop 5

Building a culture where physician self-care and support are seen as key strategies to achieving sustained individual and organizational excellence

Workshop 6

Monitored coaching interventions to remediate unprofessional physician behavior: Case discussions to elucidate how it works, client and coach selection and how to launch a new program

Plenary panel - Wellness as a competency in medical training

8:15 - 9:15

Topic: Wellness as a competency in medical training

Description: The integration of health and wellness into medical training as a core competency for physicians. Addressed introducing and integrating health and wellness at an early stage, as a method of leading system-level change.

 

Moderator: Erica Frank

Speakers: Debbie Cohen, Lotte Dyrbye, Leslie Flynn and Kimberly Lomis

Concurrent session 4

9:30 - 10:30

Stream 1: Individual level (Survey data)

Stream 2: System level (Peer support)

Stream 3: Enabling culture change

Workshop 7

Elevating physician wellness to a quality metric using an office of professional worklife: How to get started

Workshop 8

Building a “personal resilience workshop”: Resilience activities to set the stage for physician well-being upon hiring and beyond

Concurrent session 5

11:00 - 12:30

Workshop 9

Using a “coach approach” to promote physician well-being

Workshop 10

Compassion cultivation training for physicians: Achieving wellness and promoting innovative and resilient health care teams

Workshop 11

When physicians die by suicide: Narratives and insights from those they leave behind

Workshop 12

Developing and implementing your well-being survey: Methods and instruments

Workshop 13

Patient mistreatment of health care professionals

Concurrent session 6

1:30 - 2:30

Stream 1: Individual level (Mental health)

Stream 2: System level (Skills training)

Stream 3: Enabling culture change

Workshop 14

The “suicide” word: Promoting change to physician care-seeking culture

Workshop 15

“If you build it, they will come”

Facilitated poster session (Group B)

2:30 - 3:30

The latest research, thinking and practices on physician health and well-being.

Plenary panel - System-level change: International perspectives

9:00 - 10:00

Topic: System-level change: International perspectives

Description: International perspectives around improving physician health and wellness through system-level change.

 

 

Moderator: Andrew Clarke

Speakers: Margaret Kay, Gigi Osler, Michael Tutty and Karin Isaksson Rø

Concurrent session 8

10:30 - 11:30

Stream 1: Individual level (Self-care)

Stream 2: System level (Workload management)

Stream 3: Enabling culture change

Workshop 18

Crossing borders: Comparing success factors in repressive versus supportive approaches in PHPs

Workshop 19

Graphic content: How we’re using locally produced comics to change culture

Closing keynote - Steven Strongwater

11:45 - 12:45

Topic: Taking action: Leading system change

Description: Steven Strongwater on his experiences steering a large, non-profit accountable care organization through organizational and system changes to address physician burnout and promote wellness.

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