Understanding the unique challenges that female psychiatrists encounter is a critical component of maintaining a healthy work-life balance in this special population. Women in psychiatry must identify maladaptive habits early, as this can prevent burnout, maximize personal and professional development, and allow women to feel successful while balancing many important roles. Participation in this activity will help female psychiatrists with the above endeavors while providing resources and strategies for maintaining a healthy work-life balance and preventing/treating burnout.
- General Member - $20.00
- Resident-Fellow Member - $10.00
- Medical Student Member - $20.00
- Non-Member - $40.00
- Explain the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance
- Describe the unique challenges that concern female psychiatrists
- Identify maladaptive habits early to prevent burnout
- Utilize resources and strategies for burnout prevention and/or treatment
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Program Start Date: August 31, 2018
Program End Date: August 31, 2021
How to Earn Credit
Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course. A multiple choice quiz is provided based on the content. A passing score of 75% must be achieved. Retakes are available for the test. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the date of completion and hours earned.
Continuing Education Credit
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The APA designates this enduring CME activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- Misty Richards, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, UCLA; Associate Medical Director, UCLA Perinatal Program; Associate Training Director, UCLA Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Lavanya Wusirika, M.D., Inpatient Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Attending, Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC). Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Cassidy Zanko, M.D., Director of Physician Wellness, WLA VA Healthcare System; Attending Psychiatrist, WLA VA Women’s Health Clinic and Veteran Family Wellness Center; Max Gray Fellow, UCLA Child & Adolescent Mood Disorders Clinic. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Gail Erlick Robinson, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics/Gynaecology, University of Toronto; Women’s Mood and Anxiety Program: Reproductive Transitions, Dept of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Ranna Parekh, MD, Director, Division Diversity and Health Equity, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Sejal Patel, Senior Program Manager, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
*The faculty would like to thank the APA Workgroup on Burnout and Wellness for their feedback and suggestions regarding the course material.
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