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Burnout, Well-being & the Role of Coaching
June 7, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Radiology Department Mindfulness & Wellbeing Program Quarterly Lecture Series
“Burnout, Well-being & the Role of Coaching”
Kerri Palamara McGrath MD is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She completed her medical degree at New York Medical College and Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital, and now practices as a primary care general internist at MGH.
Dr. Palamara leads the Center for Physician Well-being for the Department of Medicine at MGH. Her academic work focuses on physician coaching and physician well-being. Dr. Palamara leads the American College of Physicians “Physician Coach Training Program”, which focuses on training physicians to integrate coaching techniques into their quality improvement and well-being initiatives. For her work in these and other areas, Dr. Palamara has won teaching awards at MGH, Partners Healthcare, HMS, and the Society of General Internal Medicine.
Dr. Palamara created and directs the Physician Coaching Program at MGH. This program was designed in conjunction with the Institute of Coaching at Harvard Medical School to improve physician awareness of their growth and development, reduce burnout, and enhance their resilience.