Strategies for Personal and Community Wellbeing During a Pandemic
Participants will discuss the importance of wellbeing among health professionals particularly in the time of COVID. They will describe barriers and select evidence-based wellbeing strategies that can be applied over and over again to promote personal health and contribute to a culture of wellness.
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This activity will not include discussions of products or devices that are not currently approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the curriculum clearly indicates this fact.
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This activity is designed for family medicine physicians and other primary care team members.
By the end of this session, participants should be able to:
- Describe how “negativity bias” can limit wellbeing
- Apply Cognitive Reframing to promote positivity
- Demonstrate Appreciative Inquiry to foster health and community
CATHERINE FLORIO PIPAS, MD, MPH
Professor, Community & Family Medicine
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and Dept of Medical Education,
Geisel School of Medicine
Dr. Pipas is Professor, Community & Family Medicine, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI) and Dept of Medical Education, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. She has been recognized as a passionate leader in education, research and clinical care with awards including: 2019 STFM Humanism in Medicine Award, the 2019 Family Medicine Education Consortium “This We Believe” Award on “Caring for Me--Caring for You,” the 2017, 2018 and 2019 New Hampshire Top Doctor, Dartmouth Medical School Master Educator, AOA Honor Society, and Dartmouth Clinical Teacher of the Year.
Dr. Pipas is Co- Chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians Leading Physician Well-being Program and serves on the Administrative Board of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Council of Faculty and Academic Societies. Dr. Pipas is the Chief Wellness Officer for CaseNetwork, overseeing the design, implementation and assessment of CoreWellness and their Learning & Research Collaborative. She leads the Family Medicine Education Consortium Culture of Wellness Collaborative and over the last 25 years, she has served as Assistant Dean, Vice Chair, Chief Clinical Officer, and Director of the Office of Community-Based Education and Research and Director of Dartmouth’s Regional Primary Care Center.
She is author of A Doctor’s Dozen: 12 Strategies for Personal Health and a Culture of Wellness. Her book delivers the framework for a wellness curriculum for Health Professionals – and Everyone Else! Dr. Pipas is committed to improving health nationally and internationally and provides coaching and training across professions to promote healthy individuals and healthy organizations. Her vision is for Healthy Individuals Contributing to Healthy Communities.
She received her medical degree at Jefferson Medical College, and completed residency at Medical University of South Carolina, Faculty Development Fellowship at UNC- Chapel Hill and an MPH at TDI. Dr. Pipas contributes to the development of undergraduate and medical students, nurses, resident, faculty and community members across the nation and globally. She directs the Leadership Curriculum at Dartmouth School of Medicine and the Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health Course at TDI.
She is Past President of the New Hampshire Academy of Science, and has served on the STFM Board of Directors, the NHAFP Board and the NH Board of Medicine and the Board of Trustees of Kimball Union Academy. She is a Founding Faculty for STFM’s Medical Student Educators Development Institute and has contributed to the STFM Leading Change Course , the AAMC National LEAD Certificate Program and the ACGME Milestones Project.
Catherine Pipas, MD declares that in the past 12 months neither she nor her partner/spouse have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with one or more organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this continuing education activity.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST STATEMENTS
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It is the policy of the CAFP to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all their continuing education activities. All individuals with potential conflicts are contacted by CAFP staff or CCPD members, and issues of conflict have been discussed, managed, and resolved. All individuals with potential to influence the content of this program have submitted Conflict of Interest declarations that have been reviewed according to policy. All disclosures were made for work beginning January 1, 2020 and have been resubmitted and renewed annually. CAFP reviewed conflict of interest statements for each individual with potential to influence content and everyone in a position to influence content stated that neither he/she and/or his/her spouse/partner had any relevant financial interests to disclose.
0.50 AAFP PRESCRIBED
This Enduring Material activity, Strategies for Personal and Community Well-Being During a Pandemic, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 0.50 Prescribed credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins November 23, 2020. Term of approval is for one year from this date.
AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 0.50 AAFP Prescribed