UPMC Central Pennsylvania Region Physician Thrive Committee First Annual Well-Being Symposium Life-Changing Wellness

November 6, 2021

Learning Objectives

  • Attendees will be able to describe the biological and psychological bases of optimism 
  • Attendees will be able to describe stresses and maintaining humanism in critical care settings Attendees will be able to describe and experience the benefits of meditative exercises Attendees will be able to describe ways to address culture and racial disparities in wellness
  • Attendees will be able to describe financial stresses and ways to manage them
  • Attendees will be able to describe the wellness advantages of a “well” versus “sick” model of care
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.75 AAPA Category I CME
  • 4.75 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.
  • 4.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/27/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
11/06/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
11/06/2021 - 1:00pm

 

                                                        Saturday, November 6, 2021  

                                                       7:30 AM – I:00 PM Via TEAMS                          

7:30 am:                Welcome and Introduction 

                                 Lindsay Papachristou, MD, Chair & Michael J. Asken, PhD, Vice-Chair 

                                 Physician Thrive UPMC Central Pennsylvania Region  

7:45 am:                The Wellness Imperative 

                                 Dr. John Goldman, VPMA, DIO, Epidemiologist  

8:00 am:                Incorporating Tax Diversification Into The Investment Strategy 

                                Dr. Christopher Scheid, Program Director, Family Medicine Residency,  UPMC Lititz     

8:30 am:                Happiness Prescription for Providers 

                                Dr. Renu Joshi, VP Chronic Disease and Population Health Management, Chief Endocrinology 

9:00 am:                Medical Humanities in the COVID Era 

                                Dr. Navitha Ramesh, Intensive Care Physician  

9:30 am:                BREAK     

9:40 am:                Meditation 

                                Melissa Brown, PsyD, Licensed Psychologist, Clinical Manager, PHPA                          

10:00 am:             Increased Self-Awareness for Better Wellness- Setting the Stage for interactions!    

                               Tina Nixon, VP Mission Effectiveness & Inclusion & Dr. Carlos Cream, Internal Medicine Faculty 

10:30 am:             Physician Mental Health & Well-Being: An Overview of Services 

                                Victoria Deans, LCSW, Program Manager, Life Solutions Physician Assistance, Resident And Fellow Assistance Programs    

11:00 am:             How to Get the Most Out of Your Contract Negotiation 

                                Victor Cotton, MD, JD, Internist and Attorney, Founder & President, Law & Medicine, Hershey, PA 

11:30 am:             Systems Approach to Burnout 

                                Dr. Thomas Pineo, Site Medical Director, Hospitalists Program  

12:00 pm:             Lifestyle Medicine Transforming Sick Care Into Health Care 

                               Dr. Kim Mudge, Department PHSPC, Leader Surgical Associates 

12:30 pm:             Wrap Up /Adjournment

Live Virtual Conference

Virtual ONLY Via TEAMS

Faculty Disclosure:
No 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 with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients 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 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 4.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.  

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

Available Credit

  • 4.75 AAPA Category I CME
  • 4.75 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.
  • 4.75 Attendance
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For more information, contact Heather Johnson at johnsonhm@upmc.edu or 717-476-0893.