Program Director’s Workshop:
House on Fire: It’s Time to Sound the Alarm on Burnout in Neurology
Friday, January 29th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CT
Fee: Complimentary AUPN members
Workshop PowerPoint PDF
Physicians experience burnout at higher rates than other professionals and among physicians, neurologists are particularly susceptible to burnout. Burnout is characterized by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and career dissatisfaction and has adverse effects on both physician and patient health and well-being. This course will review the signs and symptoms of burnout and examine some of the potential drivers of the burnout epidemic among neurologists in training and in practice. Finally, the course will discuss best practices of how to prevent, mitigate and treat burnout within the neurology community with a focus on best practices and pitfalls of wellness initiatives at a variety of neurology training programs.
1 - Be able to define “burnout” and recognize its signs and symptoms in colleagues and trainees.
2 - Understand the primary drivers of burnout on the individual, organizational and national levels.
3 - Discuss effective strategies to prevent, mitigate and treat burnout.
4 - Discuss changes to and effectiveness of wellness strategies in the setting of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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