Entries by Nathaniel Williams

Dr. Williams workshops at the Ottawa Conference

Dr. Williams recently returned from Abu Dhabi where she attended the  Ottawa Conference. This conference addresses the continuum (undergraduate, post graduate, and continuing education) of health care professions’ education and assessment. The conference focused on developments in the assessment of competence in medical students, residents, practicing doctors, and other healthcare professionals. Dr. Williams presented two […]

Dr. Williams presents on medical students’, residents’, and doctors’ mental health

Dr. Betsy W Williams discussed the high rates of depression, burnout, and suicidal ideation in medical students, residents, and doctors at a recent state medical board meeting. Dr. Williams also discussed other mental health issues that are prominent in physicians across the educational continuum. She reviewed the mission of state medical boards which includes to […]

Dr. Flanders gives talk about sexual harassment

Dr. Flanders recently presented a talk on sexual harassment, disruptive behavior and distressed doctors at a medical staff meeting with doctors and nurse practitioners at a hospital in the greater Kansas City area.  The talk reviewed the definition of sexual harassment and how it falls within the category of disruptive behavior as outlined by the […]