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Measuring & Improving Well-Being of Physicians

April 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Christina Maslach, PhD., Professor of the Graduate School Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley Medical School

Speaker for this CME Activity:  Christina Maslach, PhD

Christina Maslach is a Professor of Psychology (Emerita) and a researcher at the Healthy Workplaces Center at the University of California, Berkeley. She received her A.B. from Harvard, and her Ph.D. from Stanford. She is widely recognized as one of the pioneering researchers on job burnout, who has written numerous articles and books, including The Truth About Burnout, and has developed the leading research measure (the Maslach Burnout Inventory).  Several of her articles have received awards for their significance and high impact, including her longitudinal research on early burnout predictors, which was honored in 2012 as one of the 50 most outstanding articles published by the top 300 management journals in the world. Recently, she received the 2017 Application of Personality and Social Psychology Award, as well as a lifetime career achievement award for her work on burnout. Christina received national recognition as Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation and The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.  She has been president of the Western Psychological Association, is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology, and has received the Berkeley Citation and the Distinguished Teaching Award from U.C. Berkeley.


This lecture will provide a summary of what the burnout experience entails, and its causes and consequences. Also, the challenges in responding to burnout, and identify both personal and organizational strategies will be presented.

Desired Outcomes:

  • Identify and define the three components of burnout and how burnout is assessed in research.
  • Identify the six areas of job-person mismatches… which predict burnout.

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April 18, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Walter W. Mills II, MD, Chief of Staff


Natividad Medical Center
1441 Constitution Blvd
Salinas, CA 93906 United States
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