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2016 APDIM Spring Education Precourse
“Teaching Resilience to Residents and Physicians"
Monday, April 18, 2016

Course Description

As leaders and teachers in residency programs, we typically seek additional training in skills needed to advance our learners and improve our programs.  While critically important for the health of our training programs, these opportunities do not always address the resiliency of our residents.  This one-day precourse will focus on identifying burnout in residents and ways to prevent it.  It will also focus on helping participants understand burnout and the impact it has on the individual and the program.  Participants will also learn how to implement wellness programs in their institutions and receive take away tools to enhance their programs.

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of understanding and addressing resiliency in residents.
  • Understand and identify burnout in residents.
  • Develop a wellness program that can be implemented in their institution.

Target Audience

This precourse is designed for program directors, associate program directors, core faculty, and program coordinators who are involved with resident education and want to develop a wellness program at their institution.

Course Directors

Stacy M. Higgins, MD, Course Director
Emory University School of Medicine

Claudia A. Kroker-Bode, MD, PhD, Course Director
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Gopal Yadavalli, MD, Course Director
Boston University School of Medicine

Total CME Credits Available:  7.00

Register now space is limited to 120 participants!