Guest Speakers Announced for January 16, 2020
Chris Sinsky, MD, Vice President of Professional Satisfaction at the American Medical Association is a board certified internist, she also practices at Medical Associates Clinic and Health Plans in Dubuque, Iowa. Dr. Sinsky has worked to elevate national awareness of health professional well-being as an important driver of health system performance. From 2011 to 2012 she led “In Search of Joy in Practice: A Report of 23 High-Functioning Primary Care Practices,” a project of the ABIM Foundation. She also co-authored the 2013 paper “From Triple to Quadruple Aim: Care of the Patient Requires Care of the Provider.” At the AMA she leads the development of initiatives to improve clinician well-being and reduce burnout. A frequent invited lecturer on practice innovation, redesign and physician satisfaction, Dr. Sinsky has presented widely, both nationally and internationally.
Dr. Sinsky will present the keynote presentation on January 16 titled: “Creating the Organizational Foundation for Wellness to Address Key Drivers of Burnout.”
Applying QI Frameworks to Improve Well-Being
Russ Migita, MD and Nick Meo, MD – from the UW Medicine Center for Scholarship in Patient Care Quality and Safety – will facilitate a series of rapid-fire presentations on QI tools, followed by tabletop exercises and report-outs. The goals are to identify local root causes of physician burnout by creating a driver diagram; develop a set of measures to guide future improvement work; plan an intervention; and use an implementation toolkit to assist with local efforts to address burnout.
Time and Location
Networking breakfast: 8–9 a.m. Safe Table event: 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
The Conference Center at SeaTac Airport
17801 International Boulevard, SeaTac, WA 98158