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Healthcare Burnout Symposium

Conference At-A-Glance

 Thursday, November 2, 2023 


8:00 am — Welcoming Remarks – Murphy Auditorium 


​8:30 am – 9:30 am Bite-sized Well-being During Times of Uncertainty: The Neuroscience of Hope   J. Bryan Sexton, Ph.D., Duke Center for the Advancement of Well-being Science 

9:30 am – 10:05 am The Role of Inequities in Burnout and Supporting NYC’s Health Workforce   Ashwin Vasan, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene​ 


10:05 am - 10:40 am The Role and Value of a Chief Wellness Officer 

Jonathan Ripp, Mount Sinai, and Thea Gallagher, NYU Langone Health 


10:40 – 11:00 am Networking Break 

11:00 am 11:35 am Battling Burnout and Enhancing Well-being in the Nursing and Healthcare Workforce - Evidence-based Strategies that Work and Yield ROI 
Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Ph.D., APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN, Ohio State University 

11:35 am – 12: 20 pm Caring for Caregivers: Removing Barriers to Mental Health Access 

Moderator: Corey Feist, JD, MBA, Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes' Foundation 


12:20 pm – 1:50 pm Lunch in Sponsor Showcase 


1:50 pm – 2:25 pm  Choose between two Interchangeable Tracks 


Alumni Hall MPR  

Advancing Well-Being in Veterans Health Administration: Implementation of the Role of Chief Well-Being Officer  Mary Gallagher-Seaman, MSN, RN-BC, NE-BC, VHA-CM & Jana Boehmer, MSM, RD/N, Veterans Health Administration 

Alumni Hall B  
Is Telemedicine the Answer to Healthcare Burnout?  Russell Libby, MD, FAAP, Physicians Foundation 


2:30 pm – 3:05 pm Choose between two Interchangeable Tracks 


Alumni Hall MPR  

System-Level Interventions to Reduce Clinician Burnout  Jill Jin, MD, MPH, American Medical Association 


Alumni Hall B  
Working for the Worker’s Well-being: Putting the Why in Wellness 

Jeremy Segall, MA, RDT, LCAT, NYC Health + Hospitals 


Murphy Auditorium     3:10 pm – 3:50 pm  
Thriving Medical Families: New Challenges; New Solutions  

Wayne M. Sotile, Ph.D., Center for Physician Resilience 


3:50 pm - 4:30 pm Leadership is Worthless…But Leading is Priceless: Battling Burnout and Restoring Resiliency 

Thom Mayer, MD, FACEP, FAAP, FACHE, NFL Players Association;  


4:30 pm  Opening Night Reception Sponsored by SafeHaven™ in Sponsor Showcase 


Friday, November 3, 2023 


7:30 am - 8:30 am Coffee 


8:30 am – 9:15 am Choose between two Interchangeable Tracks 


Alumni Hall MPR  

Addressing Key Drivers of Healthcare Worker Suicide: Approaches from the Field 

Rebecca B. Chickey, MPH, and Elisa Arespacochaga, MBA, American Hospital Association 


Alumni Hall B  
COBALT: A Digital Platform to Protect Healthcare Worker Wellbeing 

Moderator: Thea Gallagher, PsyD, NYU Langone Health 


9:20 am - 10:05 am Choose between two Interchangeable Tracks 


Alumni Hall MPR  

Building Workforce Resilience: A Journey of High Reliability at the Individual and Organizational Levels  Stephanie Jones-Wood, MPH, Houston Methodist 


Alumni Hall B  
Healthcare Workforce's Resilience and Retention: The Durable Path Forward 

Martin Wright, Partner, Strategic Consulting, Press Ganey Associates, LLC 


10:10 am - 10:55 am Choose between two Interchangeable Tracks 


Alumni Hall MPR  

Emerging Tech: How does it fit in the Wellbeing Equation? 

Tina Shah MD MPH, Abridge; Anne Bailey PharmD, Veterans Health Administration 


Alumni Hall B  
Only the C-Suite Can Cure Clinician Burnout​ 

Bruce Cummings, MPH, LFACHE, Organizational Wellbeing Solutions, LLC 


Murphy Auditorium 

11:05 am - 11:45 am Boundary Setting - Preserving your own Cognitive Bandwidth 

Kevin D. Hopkins, MD, Cleveland Clinic and The American Medical Association (AMA) 


11:45 am - 12:30 pm Networking Break and Lunch provided 


12:30 pm - 1:10 pm Addressing Equity and Burnout  
Michellene Davis, Esq, National Medical Fellowships 


1:10 pm – 1:50 pm  The Burnout Challenge: Managing People’s Relationships with their Jobs  Michael Leiter, Ph.D., Michael Leiter & Associates 


1:50 pm – 2:25 pm  Kindness and the Good Life (at work) 

Stephen Swensen, MD, MMM, IHI; Former CQO and Director of Leadership and Organization Development, Mayo Clinic 


2:25 pm Closing Remarks 

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