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Human Factor-Based Leadership For Faculty and Clinician Wellness Certificate Program

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Learn about why decreasing burnout and increasing joy in clinicial practice is critical to improving health care. This series will help address gaps in leadership skills and resources that allow clinicians to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing healthcare environment.

This series of six monthly seminars is designed for department chairs, division chiefs, clinical nursing leadership, and department/division wellness leaders and representatives and takes place on the second Friday of the month.  Faculty presentations will be followed by group discussion and problem soliving. 

Faculty: Michael Privitera MD, MS; Christina Cellini, MD, MS; George Nasra MD, MBA; Sarah Peyre, EdD, Janine Shapiro, MD; and Geoffrey Williams MD, PhD

By the end of this series, the learner will be able to:

  • Apply examples of physical neurocognitive and organizational ergonomics in leadership
  • Reduce three organizational factors at the “blunt end” of patient care that can contribute downstream to active errors at the clinician and patient interface (“sharp end” of patient care).
  • Begin to implement organizational interventions in their department or division to improve joy in the delivery of healthcare, establish more autonomy promoting environments.
  • Apply methods of participatory management.

To register for this program, please email
A certificate of completion will be issued to all participants completing the program, as determined by attendance at least at 4 seminars.

Save the date for future seminars: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10, and June 1.

This activity is eligible for up to a total of 9 CME credits and is a qualifying activity for the 2020 Malpractice Reduction Program. 

ACCREDITATION The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CERTIFICATION The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Friday, January 11, 2019 at 11:30am to 1:00pm

School of Medicine and Dentistry, CEL 2.7520
415 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642

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Medicine and Healthcare, Continuing Education


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