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Medical Education Day 2017

featuring keynote speaker:

Tait Shanafelt, MD

Director, Mayo Clinic Physician Well-Being Program, Professor of Medical Education

Time & Place:

Monday, March 20, 2017
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
James B. Williams Medical Education Building, Room 120
100 Woodruff Circle, Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322



11:30am – 12:00pm

Wellness Posters & Displays in the SOM Lobby

Lunch provided for the first 120 participants

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Keynote address:

"Cultivating Meaning, Balance and Satisfaction in the Practice of Medicine: Individual and Organizational Approaches"
by Tait Shanafelt, MD, Director, Mayo Clinic Physician Well-Being Program, Professor of Medical Education

1:15pm – 5:00pm

Panel Discussions & Interactive Sessions:  
(See Simultaneous Sessions Below)

  • Bill Bornstein, MD:
    "Maintaining the Joy of Practice in Today's Healthcare Environment"
  • Chris Larsen, MD, PhD, Mark Rappaport, MD, Lucky Jain, MD, Carolyn Meltzer, MD:
    "Building a Culture of Wellness"
  • Michelle Lall, MD, MHS, Cherie Hill, MD, Jason Schneider, MD:
    "Time Management"
  • Mary Jo Lechowicz, MD, Philip Shayne, MD, Paula Gomes, PsyD:
    "Recognizing the Not-Well Trainee/Colleague and What to do About It"

1:15pm – 5:00pm

Multiple wellness sessions running throughout the afternoon:
(See Simultaneous Sessions Below)

  • Alok Desphande, MBA: Financial Wellness
  • Rebecca Seidel, MD: Ergonomics
  • Roberto Lobelo, MD, PHD, FAHA: Exercise as Medicine
  • Jenny Mascaro , PHD and Tim Harrison, Senior CBCT® Teacher: Cognitive Based Compassion Training
  • Emory Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): Pet Therapy
  • Carla Haack, MD: Yoga on the SOM front lawn
  • Blomeyer Fitness Center: Exercise Options for Busy People
  • Blomeyer Fitness Center: Your Environment & Health
  • Dawn McMillan, MS, RD: Nutrition & Healthy Eating
  • Linda Grabbe, PhD/FNP-BC: Community Resiliency Model - "I Chill" app
  • Geraldine Gaines, BA: Tabata – 4 minute workouts
  • EXCEL Team: Working Well as a Team Using 5 Principles
  • Shontell Stanford: Be Mindful to be Mindful