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Resident Resilience & Wellness

Resident Resilience 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at 4:00 PM ET
A look at factors that contribute to physician and resident satisfaction and burnout, and a discussion of the importance of identifying and understanding personal values and goals.
  • Resilience and wellness are topics that have been launched into the forefront of resident training. Kristina Sturgill, DO, Family Medicine Program Director, Henry Ford Allegiance Health, will discuss factors that contribute to satisfaction and burnout of physicians, as well as those of residents. The webinar highlights the importance of establishing professional boundaries and margins to improve quality of life and support resident well-being. View

Lessons Learned from a Resident Wellness Program 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at 4:00 PM ET
Findings of a program designed to encourage resident physicians’ engagement in, and exposure to, activities that may become the basis of a resilient lifestyle.

  • Henry Ford Allegiance Health began a wellness program in 2013 with a commitment to promote healthy habits and hobbies in resident education. The program exposes residents to various activities to promote stress management and a resilient lifestyle. Sharon Rouse, DO, Traditional Internship/Transitional Year Program Director, Henry Ford Allegiance Health, will share outcomes of the program since its inception. Register

Recognizing the Signs of Residents in Distress
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at 4:00 PM ET
Learn to recognize signs and symptoms of physician depression as the profession combats physician suicide.

  • Residents and medical students are subject to chronic distress due to the culture of residency training and the nature of the current health care environment. Trainees are suffering from burnout and depression without seeking treatment. It is imperative that physician teachers understand the stresses and recognize the signs of residents and medical students in need of intervention, which Harold Elliot, MD, Program Director, Psychiatry, Henry Ford Allegiance Health, details in this educational session. Register

Watch past presentations and view upcoming webinars on the AODME Webinars web page.


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Vol. 1, No. 1
January 12, 2017