Webinar: Burnout in Surgery: Statistics, Stories, Strategies

Webinar: Burnout in Surgery: Statistics, Stories, Strategies
April D. Armstrong, MD, FRCSC, FAOA and Ann E. Van Heest, MD, FAOA, will explore the statistics on burnout rates among physicians, describing the risks factors and effects of burnout--including lower work satisfaction, decreased effectiveness, withdrawal, impaired relationships, and lower patient satisfaction. The presenters will use personal anecdotes and literature-based solutions to discuss possible coping mechanisms and strategies for personal and institutional change. Who should attend: AOA Emerging Leaders, AOA Members, Residents, CORD Affiliates. EVCDS

: James E. Bogener, MD Emerging Leader and Julie Balch Samora, MD, PhD, MPH

This webinar will be recorded and available for playback to registrants following the live event on the AOA's e-Institute.

About the Presenters:

April D. Armstrong, MD, FRCSC, FAOA is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in shoulder and elbow reconstruction at Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine; Associate Director of the Division of Musculoskeletal Studies; Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and Quality for the Department of Orthopaedics, and the inaugural James E. Bobb Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. From 2010-2016, Dr. Armstrong also served as Associate Chief Medical Officer for outpatient surgical care within the Penn State Hershey Medical Group and in 2016 was appointed the position of Associate Designated Institutional Officer (DIO) and Director of Health Systems Science for GME. She earned her bachelor of science degree in physical therapy and her medical degree from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, where she also completed her residency in orthopaedic surgery and later earned a master’s degree in medical biophysics. Dr. Armstrong is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada.  She completed fellowships in upper extremity orthopaedic surgery at St. Joseph’s Health Care London in Ontario, Canada and in shoulder and elbow orthopaedic surgery at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She started working as an Assistant Professor at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in 2003. Dr. Armstrong has been a member of the AOA since 2009, and has served in a variety of leadership positions, including the Program Chair of the 2016 AOA Annual Meeting in Seattle.

Ann E. Van Heest, MD, FAOA
is a Professor and the Vice Chair of Education at the University of Minnesota within the Department of  Orthopaedic Surgery, specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery.  Dr. Van Heest is also affiliated with the Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare and Shriners Hospital for Children. She also has a strong interest in orthopaedic education and has served as Residency Program director at University of MN for 15 years.  She presently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. She has been an AOA member since 2002, and has held a variety of leadership roles, including Program Chair of the 2015 AOA Annual Meeting in Providence.

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9/26/2017 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
United States

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