Staff & Provider Engagement | Supporting the Workforce

Caring for Ourselves and Others

Beth A. Lown, MD, FACH | Chief Medical Officer, The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare | Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

In today’s fast-paced healthcare environment, crowded with competing priorities, the human connection is too easily overlooked leaving caregivers burned out and patients and families fearful and suffering. Through innovative programs, education and advocacy, the Schwartz Center is working to support caregivers, healthcare leaders and others and bring compassion to every healthcare experience. Join us as Beth A. Lown, MD shares tactics to help participants: Describe the prevalence of burnout and mental health consequences of the pandemic. Articulate at least 2 strategies that support resilience. Describe the importance and impact of social support.