Event Details
Event Type: Webinar

November 30, 2023
12:00pm - 1:00pm
At your computer/device

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Overcoming Self-Judgment with Self-Compassion

In the demanding world of emergency medicine, the challenges can feel overwhelming, leaving emergency physicians with limited time for themselves and little room to breathe. These doctors understand the toll that split-second decisions, relentless distractions, and the emotional burden of medical errors can take on their well-being. Fortunately, studies have shown that cultivating self-compassion can help medical professionals mitigate the negative impacts of stress and prevent burnout.

Just like those in emergency medicine, we, too, need compassion and care amidst the constant chaos in our lives. Join us for a special noontime webinar that delves into the heart and science of self-compassion, offering a perspective from one emergency physician toward a more compassionate path.

We will explore the transformative power of self-compassion in guiding us towards embracing ourselves with unconditional acceptance. You will also learn how self-compassion enables us to acknowledge our limitations and accept both the factors within and beyond our control, allowing us to show up with authenticity in our quest towards professional fulfillment. Everyone, including those outside of healthcare, can benefit from these practical strategies on managing stress, aiding recovery, and dealing with the residue of trauma.

This class will be recorded and a one-week link to the recording will be shared with all registered participants. Attend the live session or listen to the recording within one week to receive incentive points.

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Instructor: Al’ai Alvarez, MD, is a clinical associate professor, director of well-being, and co-leads the Human Potential Team at Stanford Emergency Medicine. He is chair of Stanford WellMD’s Physician Wellness Forum and director of the Physician Resource Network Support Program. His work focuses on humanizing physician roles as individuals and teams by harnessing our individual human potential in the context of high-performance teams.

Class details are subject to change.