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FSMB and FSPHP 2016

In April we attended the annual FSMB and FSPHP meetings. We presented three posters at the FSMB meeting. One explored factors important in remediating burnout. We explored the relationship among the level of self-efficacy, motivation, importance of change, personality and burnout in a group of physicians referred for remediation. The data support the importance of…
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ISRII 2016

http://www.isrii-conference.com/ In April we presented data at the International Society for Research on Internet Intervention conference in Seattle Washington.  Our study compared outcomes from an in-person CME class with an online continuous CME course. We found significant improvements in resilience and burnout in the continuous CME course. We believe these to be important findings given the…
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Ottawa Conference 2016

In March we embarked on international engagements in Australia and the United Kingdom. First we visited Perth Australia for the Ottawa Conference. We presented a workshop on strugglers across the educational curriculum. Two weeks later we were off to Leicester, England to work with colleagues from the University of Leicester and the University of Nottingham.…
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SACME Meeting 2015

Dr Williams just returned from the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) Fall Meeting in Baltimore, MD.  She participated in a panel discussion on the role of CME in workplace learning. She provided a brief overview of Social Learning and Social Cognitive Theories. She also discussed observational learning in the context of the "hidden…
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Dr. Flanders at Burnout Talk

Dr Flanders presented at the annual medical staff meeting at Providence Hospital in Kansas City on November 11.  His  topic was the prevention of burnout.  The emphasis was on helping physicians understand the contributing factors, symptoms and costs of burnout. Dr. Flanders described strategies and demonstrated mindful and self reflections strategies.  He discussed the importance of…
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Self-efficacy: a useful variable in understanding resilience, burnout, and happiness among health care professionals

Centile 2015 We recently returned from the  2015 International Conference to Promote Resilience, Empathy and Well-Being in the Health Professions: An Interprofessional Forum.  This conference brought together educators, researchers, practitioners, faculty development leaders and academic policy makers to present and discuss best practices and strategies to promote resilience, empathy and well-being in students, trainees, faculty,…
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