June 7, 2021
This seminar series will implement Balint groups among physicians from primary care, endocrinology & psychaitry as an intervention to reduce burnout and improve professional fulfillment. A Balint group is a methodology of convening physicians to discuss clinical cases & focus on enahnching their ability to understand and improve the doctor-patient relationship. Discussions are facilitated by Balint leaders, who will help participants feel comfortable sharing their experiences, and in the process, uncover both shared & divergent feelings and perceptions. This seminar series will improve participants' communication skills, empathy & overall well-being while reducing professional dissoance and burnout.
This activity is intended for practicing faculty from the divisions of psychiatry, primary care & endocrinology at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Primary Care and Endocrinology faculty include physicians. Psychiatry faculty includes physicians and psychologists.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Develop better communication skills
- Empathize more with their patients & colleagues
- Reflect on their professional career with a more positive attitude & reduced burnout
- Demonstrate reduced stress & anxiety
Brigham & Women's Hospital & Mass General Brigham
12:00 – 12:10 PM
Karen Sherritt, MD
12:10 – 12:45
Karen Carlson, MD & Kathleen Hubbs Ulman, PhD, CGP, DFAGPA
12:45 – 12:50
Facilitators: Karen Carlson, MD & Kathleen Hubbs Ulman, PhD, CGP, DFAGPA
12:50 – 1:00
Karen Sherritt, MD
Mass General Brigham is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Mass General Brigham designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Participation