Starting the Conversation: The Physician Burnout Crisis—Improving Resiliency and Wellness

1.25 CME/CE CREDITS

Sunday, October 21, 2018
8:00-9:15 AM

One of healthcare’s most precious resources—its physicians—is under fire by multiple stressors leading to physician distress and declining well-being, sometimes with fatal consequences. Denial and a call to “toughen up” only exacerbate the issue.

Join three national experts who will candidly discuss the epidemic of physician burnout, including national statistics and stories that touch our own specialty. They will cite the sources (it’s not what you think) and signs of burnout, and the negative impact it has on the individual physician, the practice, and ultimately, the patient. The speakers will share resources to help identify when burnout is present and its extent, and highlight those institutions that are actively addressing the problem and doing it well. Lastly, the speakers will make a “call to action” to keep the conversation going at the national level and to advocate for individual physician self-care and building a culture of wellness at the practice and institution levels.

You will learn to:

  • Discuss the growing issue of physician burnout, its negative consequences, and drivers impacting pathology
  • Recognize telltale signs of burnout in yourself and in others
  • Identify national and local resources and support systems available to build resiliency and wellness in individuals and at the practice level
  • Advocate for pathologist self-care and self-improvement at the practice and national levels

Faculty:
Bryan Bohman, MD
Timothy Bono, PhD
James S. Hernandez, MD, FCAP

Bryan Bohman, MD

Timothy Bono, PhD

James S. Hernandez, MD, FCAP