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 9/15/17 Integrating Resilience Skills; Meeting the Needs of Health Care Consumers, Janette Helm
10/20/17 AMA Steps Forward Program, Allison Winkler
11/17/17 Bridging Physician Well-Being and Outcomes for Patients, Richard Bogue
12/15/17 No webinar scheduled in December


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Solutions for Addressing Clinician Stress and Burnout – 2017 National Survey
Presenters:  Liz Ferron, LICSW, Senior Consultant, VITAL Worklife | Susan Otten, MBA, Chief Operating Officer, VITAL Worklife.  Liz Ferron focuses on developing and managing services provided by VITAL WorkLife to physicians, advanced practitioners, and healthcare leaders.  For over 25 years, she has provided coaching, counseling, and training in the areas of managing change and mitigating symptoms of stress and burnout.  She has published related articles in a variety of medical journals and provided workshops to medical professional associations as well as healthcare organizations.  Liz is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and received her MSW degree in clinical social work from the University of Minnesota.   Susan Otten has a rich experience in marketing, communications, process improvement and consulting. She has been a successful business strategy and marketing consultant, as well as held numerous leadership roles in both large (Apple and AGCO) and small companies in a variety of industries, including her own consulting practice. Susan has presented and written on a variety of topics, including social media, branding and operations, and is an Accredited Business Communicator plus the President for the International Association of Business Communicators, Minnesota Chapter.
Date:  June 16, 2017
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What the Dying Teach Us: A Threshold for Practitioner Well-Being
Presenter:  Anne Butler, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, is the Principal and Founder of Interior by Design Associates, an integrated healthcare consulting service poised to address the growing need for practitioner renewal and organizational redesign at every level of our healthcare delivery system.  She is a board certified Adult Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, a trained Courage and Renewal Facilitator through the international Center for Courage and Renewal, a certified Leadership Coach through the Institute of Transformational Leadership at Georgetown University, a graduate of the Harvard Medical School Palliative Care Education and Practice certificate program, and recently completed the certificate program at the Center for Narrative Practice, Massachusetts Medical Society.
Date:  May 19, 2017
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Executive Coaching and Physician Development
Presenter:  Mary Jo Lewis, MD, PhD, is an independent educator, coach, retreat facilitator and spiritual director.  She practiced internal medicine and geriatric medicine for 30 years and continues to provide medical direction in skilled nursing facilities.  In addition to her medical training, she earned a Masters of Arts in Spirituality from Creighton University in Omaha, NE and a doctorate in leadership studies in 2014 from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA.  She teaches in the University of St. Thomas Opus School of Business in the Physician Leadership College, as well as leadership courses at the University of Jamestown, MA and the Aquinas Institute in St. Louis, MO.  Her particular interests in leadership development include Servant Leadership and Adaptive Leadership.
Date:  April 28, 2017
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