Physician Well-Being Symposium

This symposium will bring together leaders in physician well-being to provide the opportunity to cultivate resilience and renewed purpose and connect with fellow leaders in innovative wellness strategies.

Symposium attendees will gain insights, skills, and resources to address burnout through individual and systems-level solutions, collaborate and align efforts, and create a culture that values physician well-being. Physicians and physician well-being leaders will leave energized, equipped, and empowered to drive positive change in themselves and their healthcare community. Together, we can reinvent our practices to thrive.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Symposium: 1:00 - 6:00 pm
Networking Reception: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI

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Target Audience

This conference is designed for healthcare professionals, advocates for physician well-being, and physicians of all specialties in Rhode Island.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this conference, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe the systemic and individual challenges that affect healthcare worker resilience and well-being.
  • Describe current efforts to mitigate healthcare worker burnout through an individual and systems-based perspective.
  • Formulate recommendations for individuals and well-being leaders in departments/units on best practices to address and improve healthcare worker well-being.

Featured Speakers

Lauren Allister, MD
Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
Director of Wellness, Brown Emergency Medicine
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Jay Baruch, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director, Medical Humanities and Bioethics Scholarly Concentration
More about Dr. Baruch

Judson Brewer, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Psychiatry 
Director of Research and Innovation, Mindfulness Center
More about Dr. Brewer


The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education. Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For more information, please contact the Office of Continuing Medical Education at 401.863.2871 or via email at