Thank you for attending our Health Symposium on 'Critical New Healthcare Leadership Tools to Reduce Burnout and Medical Error' at the Rochester Academy of Medicine!

It was an information-packed agenda that we hope you can take back to leadership in hopes of improving the lives of Clinicians and their Patients.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2023,

3:00pm – 7:30pm EST

The Rochester Academy of Medicine, 1441 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Cost: $25  **Refreshments included**



Critical New Healthcare Leadership Tools to Reduce Burnout and Medical Error

For: All Healthcare Professionals, Leaders, Clinicians

Topic: Mindfulness and Human Factors/ Ergonomics (HFE) Science. You will learn skills to help relate in a healthier way to inherent stressors within medical work as well as learn essentials of HFE science curated and adapted for lay leaders to address systemic/organizational challenges, reduce burnout, improve satisfaction and decrease medical error.

Objectives: Describe individual factors that affect burnout and resilience. Analyze how individual practices in the workplace can decrease burnout and improve well-being. Develop skills to help health professionals relate in a healthier way to inherent stresses within medical work. Define Extraneous Cognitive Load and recognize it in an organizational system. Apply principles of Cognitive Ergonomics that are transferable between environments and situations. Give two examples of reducing the extraneous cognitive load to reduce the risk of burnout and medical error.

Speakers will include:

Michael Privitera, MD, MS

Professor Emeritus URMC. Past Chair, MSSNY Task Force on Physician Stress and Burnout 2015-2019. Faculty , Institute for Healthcare Improvement: Workplace Change Collaborative. 

    Mathew Devine, DO

    Dr. Devine is the Regional Dean for the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) overseeing the 3rd/4th year LECOM students.  He is currently the president of the Monroe County Medical Society and previously served as the medical director of the Accountable Health Partners ACO and of Highland Family Medicine. A graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, he completed a Faculty Development Fellowship at the University of Rochester. He was a Leading Change Fellowship Awardee from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. Dr. Devine holds multiple teaching and service awards, including the John R. Williams Legacy Award and 40 Under 40 from Rochester Business Journal.

    Sachiko Kaizuka, MD,ABOIM, DAAMA

    Dr. Kaizuka is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. In addition to clinical care in primary care, integrative medicine and medical acupuncture and resident teaching, she collaborates with multiple groups to improve EMR, workflow, and culture, to promote the organizational wellness of her department and the medical center, as the Associate Director of Informatics and Wellness representative of the department. 

       Mick Krasner, MD

      Michael Krasner MD, FACP, is Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. In addition to a 30-plus year career in primary care, he co-developed and co-directs the Mindful Practice in Medicine Programs at the University, and has give over 300 keynote presentations, workshops, trainings and consultations to improve physician and health professional well-being and enhance their flourishing in North America, Africa, Asia and Europe.

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      None of the planners or participants in this educational activity have any financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 

      Accreditation Statement

      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 Rochester Academy of Medicine and Monroe County Medical Society. The Rochester Academy of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

      Credit Statement

      The Rochester Academy of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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