CME Program Detail

Title: GME Wellbeing Symposium
Date: Wed, Sep 23rd, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Lang Auditorium

Statement of Need:
Please Join the Office of Graduate Medical Education and the GME Well-Being Subcommittee for a symposium centered on managing your well-being as a health care professional. We will explore individual approaches to improve your well-being, as well as systems' level approaches to improve.

Target Audience:
Physicians, fellows, residents, physician assistants, nurses, medical students and others health care professional


Cynthia X. Pan, MD
DIO & Director of GME

Varuna Sundaram, MD
Attending Vascular Surgeon, NYPQ
Co-Chairs, Wellbeing SubCommittee

Michael Siu MD
Chief Medical Resident & Hospitalist, NYPQ
Co-Chairs, Wellbeing SubCommittee

Bob Holdom
Vice President
Total Rewards, NewYork-Prebyterian Hospital

Jonathan A. Ripp, M.D., MPH
Professor of Medicine, Medical Education and Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Senior Associate Dean for Well-Being and Resilience
Chief Wellness Officer
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Klaus Kjaer-Pedersen, M.D., MBA
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine
Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer
Weill Cornell Physicians Organization

Lynn Koerbel, MPH
Assistant Director, MBSR Teacher Training and Curricula Development
Mindfulness Center at Brown University

Carter Lebares, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
UCSF School of Medicine
Director, UCSF Center for Mindfulness in Surgery, San Francisco, CA

Maria Biondi, RDN, CDN
Wellbeing Coach, NYPQ

Chaplain Faith Bynoe
Pastoral Care Services, NYPQ
Disclosures: None


Cynthia X. Pan, M.D., Varuna Sundaram, M.D., Michael Siu, M.D.


Zoom Information
Meeting ID: 956 6588 1231
Passcode: GMEWS92320

> Describe examples of systems-based versus individual based approach to well-being.
> Identify the pros and cons of individual well-being strategies, such as MBSR or resilience training.
> Analyze how improving clinician well-being can improve patient safety and quality outcomes.
> Describe how healthcare systems can respond during public health crises to mitigate mental health consequences for clinicians.


Welcome Remarks
Jaclyn Mucaria - President, NYPQ

Cynthia X. Pan, M.D., Varuna Sundaram, M.D., Michael Siu, M.D.

12:15PM-1:15PM Systems Based Approach to Wellbeing
The NewYork-Presbyterian’s Wellbeing Program and Approach to Wellbeing During COVID-19
Bob Holdom

Health Care Systems Approach to Wellbeing: Before and During the COVID-19 Era
Jonathan Ripp, M.D.

Physician Wellbeing as the Foundation for Improved Patient Safety and Quality Outcomes
Klaus Kjaer-Pedersen, M.D.

Q & A for Speakers

1:30PM-2:15PM Personal Approaches to Wellbeing
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
Lynn Koerbel, MPH

Resilience Training in GME Setting
Carter Lebares, M.D.

Q & A for Speakers


Workshop Session 1: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
Lynn Koerbel, MPH

Workshop Sessions 2: NYP Wellbeing Video & Resources
Maria Biondi, RDN, CDN

Workshop Session 3: Managing Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
Chaplain Faith Bynoe

Large Group Debrief and Closing Remarks

NewYork Presbyterian/Queens is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NewYork Presbyterian/Queens designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
The Medical Society of The State of New York relies upon planners and faculty participants in its CME activities to provide educational information that is objective and free of bias. In this spirit and in accordance with the guidelines of MSSNY, CPME and the ACCME, all speakers and planners for CME activities must disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity, that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest. Any discussion of investigational or unlabeled uses of a product will be identified.

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