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iUTMB  •  Published Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:09 AM

UT System Symposium: Alleviating Burnout and Increasing Wellness in Academic Medicine - Sept. 25-26

Beyond Resiliency Training:  Organizational Strategies to Alleviate Burnout and Increase Wellness in Academic Medicine

September 25 to 26, 2017
MD Anderson, Houston, Texas

Keynote Speakers: Christina Maslach, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley and Tait Shanafelt, MD, Director, Department Program on Physician Well-Being, Mayo Clinic

Starting the morning of Sept. 25 and ending the afternoon of Sept. 26, this symposium will identify and fully explore those strategies and solutions that thought leaders and health organizations have found to be effective in reducing burnout. It is our intent to change the conversation about physician burnout and to suggest those organizational processes and leadership practices that can break the cycle of burnout that currently exists.

Click here to register and for more information.

Cost: $200 for early bird registration through August 31; $250 starting September 1; and $50 optional CME credit fee.

Questions: Contact your Senator or the Chairs of the Faculty Senate, Dr. Suzanne Alton or Dr. George Carayannopoulos.