“The crisis of physician burnout impacts virtually every health care organization in the nation. Physicians and executive leaders, as well as the patients their organizations serve, need a solution and fast.” – from Preventing Physician Burnout: Curing the Chaos and Returning Joy to the Practice of Medicine.
Carver College of Medicine’s Distinction Track in Health Care Delivery Science and Management, and the Alpha Chapter of AOA, are pleased to welcome Paul DeChant, MD, MBA to our campus on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. DeChant is a physician executive with 30 years of leadership experience, as well as a professional consultant and an executive coach. He is a noted expert in the subject of physician burnout and author of Preventing Physician Burnout: Curing the Chaos and Returning Joy to the Practice of Medicine.
DeChant’s self-stated mission is “to return joy to patient care using Lean to drive cultural transformation, reduce cost, hardwire quality, and improve the experience for patients, care givers, and leaders.” To that end, he will be meeting with hospital and departmental leadership and deliver a public presentation on this vital and timely subject.
Paul DeChant, MD, MBA
Preventing Physician Burnout
5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017
Prem Sahai Auditorium (MERF 1110)
A video recording will be available after the event.
DeChant will examine the causes and implications of physician burnout, and advocate a comprehensive approach to improving the clinical workplace and reducing the risk of burnout. He will identify specific actions that both physicians and non-physician leaders can take to support frontline physicians and staff.
Please join us in welcoming him to UI Hospitals and Clinics, and embrace this opportunity for re-engagement, inspiration, and bringing joy back to your practice.