C75 - Clerkship and Program Directors Conference: Wellness and Burnout During Training

Event Time: Monday April 24, 2017 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Topic(s): Research Methodology, Education, and History
Director(s): Jaffar Khan MD, FAAN
Description: Attendees should plan to pick up their lunch between 11:30-12:00pm in Exhibit Hall C and bring back to the room for the Working Lunch. Neurology is the only medical specialty that has one of the highest rates of burnout and the lowest rates of work-life balance. Through this course, participants will review the current state of burnout in neurology with an emphasis on our trainees, both residents and medical students. Participants will explore the potential impact of burnout on the neurology pipeline and implications for the future workforce in neurology. Clerkship and program directors will gain the knowledge to identify the signs and symptoms of burning out and develop strategies for its mitigation and for the promotion of wellness.
Completion Message: At the conclusion of this course, the participants will be able to describe the current state of burnout in the field of neurology, the signs and symptoms of burnout among our trainees, and strategies to mitigate burnout and promote wellness.
CME Credits: 5.5
Core Competencies: Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Professionalism

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