Promoting Joy at Work and Reducing Burnout through Teamwork


Friday, February 8th, 2019

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

403 Hayes Hall | Room 403

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Registration is limited, please register early!

December 17 – January 11

Priority registration period for IP Forum Faculty Facilitators

January 12 – February 5

Registration period for any UB Faculty

Course Schedule

1:00  Welcome - Dr. Patricia Ohtake

1:10  Interprofessional Education, Collaboration, and the Quadruple Aim

Presenters: Dr. Lisa Jane Jacobsen and Dr. Patricia Ohtake

1:45  Reignite the Flame: A Burnout Survivor's Journey to Joy!

Presenter: Dr. Archana Mishra

2:30  Networking and Refreshments

2:45  Successful Teaming: Teamwork Principles that Promote Interprofessional Collaboration in Health Care

Presenter: Dr. Paul Tesluk

3:30  Panel Discussion with Dr. Lisa Jane Jacobsen, Dr. Archana Mishra, Dr. Patricia Ohtake, and Dr. Paul Tesluk

3:45  Course Evaluation and Wrap-Up

Course Description

Do you feel you have lost the joy you previously experienced in your work? Or perhaps you want to prevent burnout in your professional life. This course will provide you with the knowledge and strategies you need!

Following this interactive course with nationally recognized speakers, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the four dimensions of the IHI Quadruple Aim – Patient Experience, Population Health, Reducing Costs, and Care Team Well-being.
  • Discuss the rationale behind recommendations that healthcare be provided by interprofessional healthcare teams to achieve the Quadruple Aim.
  • Identify burnout among healthcare professionals and discuss what contributes to or detracts from experiencing joy at work
  • Generate interprofessional collaborative approaches to flourish at work utilizing tools such as mindfulness, appreciative inquiry, creativity, narrative reflection and improvisation. ​
  • Identify and understand principles of effective teamwork that are important for successful interprofessional collaboration

This course is relevant for all faculty engaged in academic and/or clinical health professions education.

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Education Credit is available for faculty in the following professions: Dental Medicine, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Public Health, and Social Work: