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    True North: Navigating a Course to Meaning and Joy in Physicians’ Lives

    Travis County Medical Society Physician Wellness Program
    in cooperation with the Dell Medical School
    presents an ethics CME Symposium

    Saturday, May 5, 2018
    8:30 am-12:30 pm
    Dell Medical School Health Learning Building 

    RSVP: 512-206-1270 or tcms@tcms.com
    $20 suggested donation to the TCMS Physician Wellness Program

    8:30 am Registration and Program Details
    9 am Program 

    Moderator: Brian Sayers, MD, Chair, TCMS Physician Health and Wellness Committee and TCMS Physician Wellness Program 

    Speakers: Daniel Hope, MA, Seton Cove
                            Physicians in Love: Relationship Advice for Physicians and the People Who Love Them 

                           Carrie Barron, MD, Dell Medical School
                           Discovering and Nurturing Creativity

                           Krista Gregory, MDiv, BCC, Center for Resiliency at Dell Children’s Medical Center
                           Physician Resilience

                           Charlotte Howard, PhD, Deep Eddy Psychotherapy
                           Counseling Physicians

                          Mary Steinhardt, MA, UT Austin College of Education
                          Five Practices to Enhance Resilience

    By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

    1) Review causes and consequences of physician distress and burnout
    2) Explore the importance of healthy physician relationships with family and friends as a strategy for enhancing practice enjoyment and effectiveness
    3) Examine unique ethical challenges and opportunities counseling professionals face when working with distressed physicians
    4) Examine strategies for resilience that can help physicians effectively deal with stressors in their daily lives
    5) Explore ways of discovering, reviving, and nurturing hidden creativity unique to each physician as a strategy for stress reduction, resilience, and wholeness in
            physicians’ lives

    Target Audience
    Primary: physicians and residents of all specialties and medical students
    Secondary: physician spouses/life partners 

    This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies
    ACGME: practice-based learning and improvement, patient care, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism
    IOM:  provide patient-centered care, employ evidenced-based practice, and apply quality improvement
    IECC: value/ethics for interprofessional practice, roles/responsibilities, interprofessional communication

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School and Travis County Medical Society. The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    This course has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 3 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.