UPMC Physician Well-Being Symposium 2022

January 21, 2022

A full day of programming consisting of lectures and workshops to discuss ways to address personal well-being and resilience, enhance our culture of wellness, and develop systems level solutions.

Target Audience

UPMC Physician Faculty

Learning Objectives

  • Educate physicians on the definition of physician burnout as well as the extent of this problem nationally.  Educate our physicians about the causes of physician burnout both nationally.
  • Educate physicians about the national initiatives, most notably those of the National Academy of Medicine, to address physician burnout and promote physician wellness.
  • Teach the attendees about ongoing initiatives to improve physician burnout at UPMC.  These include education about strategies to integrate wellness into their work, workshops with strategies to improve their resilience.  We will also present exciting, ongoing work on revolutionizing the electronic health record at UPMC.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 7.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/14/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Event starts: 
01/21/2022 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
01/21/2022 - 5:00pm EST

Agenda
Friday, January 22, 2021    

Morning Session

8:00-8:05:     Introduction/Opening Remarks

8:05-8:25:     Welcome Remarks

•    Donald M. Yealy, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, UPMC
•    Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD, Dean, University of Pittsburgh Medical School and Senior Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

8:30-8:45:     “A Personal Success Story with Professional Satisfaction,” 
Madeleine Courtney-Brooks, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, and Division Director, Gynecologic Oncology

8:50-9:50:     Executive Panel – Physician Q&A
Featuring:
•    Joon Lee, MD President, UPMC Physician Services, Health Services Division
•    Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD, Dean, University of Pittsburgh Medical School and Senior Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
•    Donald M. Yealy, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical 
Officer, UPMC 

Moderated by:
•    Sansea Jacobson, MD, Co-Chair, UPMC GMEC WELL Subcommittee
•    Cristin McDermott, MD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry

9:50-10:00:     Ergonomics with Dennis Martin, OTR/L, CHT

10:00-10:10:    Break

10:10-10:40:     “20 Years of Electronic Records and Impact on Providers Well-Being:  A Personal
Reflection,” 
Tony Fiorillo, MD, Retired Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and Bioinformatics

10:40-10:55:     Physician Assistance Overview of Services
•    Victoria Deans, LCSW, Program Manager, Physician Assistance Program, Resident, and Fellow, Assistance Program
•    Charissa Pacella, MD, Chief of Emergency Medicine Services, UPMC Presbyterian, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Vice Chair, Clinical Operations, Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Attending Physician

10:55-11:05:     Break

11:05-12:05:     Morning Workshops: 

•    Discover Joy in Using EpicCare: Hands On Workshop for Customization and Personalization 
•    Clinic Sprint EHR Optimization 
•    Physician Peer Coaching 
•    The Journey to Knowing Thyself & Becoming an Anti-Racist 
•    Meditation, Mantra, and Pranayama for Self-Care 
•    The System is Broken and Poetry Won't Fix It (But it Might Save Your Soul) 
•    Ergonomics 

12:05-12:25:     Lunch Preparation

12:25-1:25:     “Will 2022 Be the Turning Point in the Parallel Pandemic of Clinician Burnout?” 
Darrell G. Kirch, MD, President Emeritus, Association of American Medical Colleges and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine

1:25-1:30: Break

Afternoon Session

1:30-1:35:     Introduction/Opening Remarks, 
Joseph E. Losee, MD, Ross H. Musgrave Professor of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Executive Vice Chair, Department of Plastic Surgery, Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Co-Chair, Physician THRIVE

1:35-1:50:     “Digging Into the 2020 UPMC Physician Survey Results: Lessons for Future Directions,” 
Jane Liebschutz, MD, Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, Professor of Medicine (with Tenure), UPMC Endowed Chair of Translational Medicine and Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Health System

1:50-2:00:     Meditation with Erin Commendatore, M.A.Ed/CN

2:00-2:10:     Break

2:10-3:30:     Financial Well-being Panel

Featuring:

•    Jordan Frey, MD, Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery, Erie County Medical Center, University of Buffalo School of Medicine, founder of “The Prudent Plastic Surgeon” https://prudentplasticsurgeon.com/
•    C. Reed Natali, CFA, CFP®, CAP®, Managing Director, Shorebridge Wealth Management, LLC
•    Jesse A. Goldstein, MD, Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery

3:30-3:40:     Break

3:40-4:40:     Afternoon Workshops: 

•    Modernizing Cerner for Physicians  – Tools for Success and Efficiency
•    Discover Joy in Using EpicCare: Hands On Workshop for Customization and Personalization 
•    Creating a Culture of Professionalism at UPMC 
•    Dangerous Liaisons: Common Features of Intimate Partner Violence 
•    Ayurveda 
•    Colleague Consult: Strategies for Maximizing Professional Satisfaction 
•    Getting What You Want (And What You Need): Negotiations and Well-Being 

4:40-4:50: Concluding Remarks

4:50:    Adjournment

Live Virtual Conference

Faculty Disclosure: 
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed  all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:

Anthony Fiorillo, MD

Cerner Corporation

Stockholder

C. Reed Natali

Financial Advisor with clients and potential clients employed by UPMC

Other

Vu Nguyen, MD

Gore Medical

Consultant

Vu Nguyen, MD

Allergan Foundation

Grant/Research Support

Joseph Losee, MD

Eksevier and Theime

Other

Anatha Shekhar, MD

Anagin, Inc.

Other

Anatha Shekhar, MD

Gate Pharmaceuticals

Other

Anatha Shekhar, MD

Karuna Pharmaceuticals

Other

Anatha Shekhar, MD

Vasculonics

Other

Anatha Shekhar, MD

Mindx

Other

Kristian Feterik, MD

Cerner

CE Speakers' Bureau

Kristian Feterik, MD

Allscripts

CE Speakers' Bureau

Donald Yealy, MD

NIH/NHLBIon Acute Lung Injury

Grant/Research Support

Donald Yealy, MD

Expert consulting for local malpractice groups

Consultant

Donald Yealy, MD

Editor stipend for texts and journal

Other

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

Kowa

Grant/Research Support

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

Glaukos

Grant/Research Support

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

Trefoil

Consultant

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

Johnson and Johnson

Consultant

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

Tarsus

Consultant

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

Lenz

Consultant

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

TearSolutions

Consultant

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

Haag Streit

Consultant

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

Allergan

Consultant

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

Novartis

Consultant

Joseph Maroon, MD

Author, Square One - A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life

Other

Carolyn De la cruz, MD

Impedimed

Other: I am on surgeon advisory board for Impedimed

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity. 

Available Credit

  • 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 7.75 Attendance
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