“Thinking Beyond Burnout, How Do We Promote Thriving and Flourishing for Health Care Providers?”
Jenny Reese, MD, Section Head, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine
There has been significant attention drawn to the concept of burnout among health care providers, including prevalence, impact, cost, and outcomes for patients and health care providers. However, much less is published on the ways to mitigate burnout, and even more importantly, how to help individuals and systems thrive amongst the numerous challenges involved in working in health care.
Dr. Jenny Reese will present a brief background on what is known on the topic of burnout, and then draw on her experience as the Director of the University of Colorado School of Medicine Resilience Program to share what is being implemented and studied to not only mitigate burnout, but to promote individual flourishing, and provide team and system based interventions to support health care providers in their daily work challenges.
- Attendees will understand the definitions and prevalence of burnout, second victim, compassion fatigue and moral distress among health care providers
- Attendees will learn the evidence behind individual and system-based interventions that are being implemented and studied at University of Colorado School of Medicine and partnering hospitals
- Attendees will have a chance to practice some of the skills that are taught through the CU SOM’s “CU Flourish” Well-being Curriculum
Dr. Reese is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine. She is the Section Head and Medical Director of the Section of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. She also serves as the leader for provider well-being at Children’s Hospital Colorado and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine.
In 2015 Dr. Reese formed the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine Resilience Program for Faculty, Residents, and Fellows; and served as the director of this program through June, 2019. Since then, Dr. Reese has been an invited speaker for over 100 presentations on the topic of Resilience and Well-being for Health Care Providers, including departmental grand rounds, invited conferences, retreats and workshops. Promoting provider well-being is a passion for Dr. Reese, and she presents with an engaging, interactive, experiential style that leaves participants with tangible takeaways to apply to their own practice.
Her clinical time is spent as a pediatric hospitalist, and her administrative duties include quality and process improvement and clinical leadership, as well as developing and promoting programs that support wellness and resilience for health care providers.
Her undergraduate and medical school were completed at University of Washington, in Seattle, WA and her pediatric internship and residency were completed at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado. Since finishing residency, she has worked at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Her passions include being a mother to her two sons, ages 13 and 15; and running, cycling, golfing, cooking and traveling.
WHEN: Wednesday, September 4th from 12 noon to 2 p.m.
WHERE: COPIC offices, 7351 Lowry Blvd., Denver, CO 80230
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