Event Professional Development

Dr. Kerri Palamara Coming May 27-28, 2020 to Speak on Coaching and Positive Psychology

Kerri Palamara, M.D., Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School created, directs and participates in the Professional Development Coaching Program for Internal Medicine residents at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), which was designed to improve resident awareness of their growth and development, reduce burnout, encourage residents to become lifelong learners, and improve their confidence in their self-assessment and self-directed learning. Her academic work focuses on innovating ambulatory education, professional development coaching of residents, faculty development training, and most recently, directing the MGH Primary Care Residency Training Program. Dr. Palamara is engaged in qualitative and quantitative research of the coaching program and has developed and runs faculty development workshops nationally on this topic.

Event Schedule:
Thursday, May 28, 2020:
Information Session: Enough about Burnout:  Let’s Talk Well-Being and the Role of Coaching
8:00-10:00 am (light breakfast provided)
Location: Holden Auditorium

Interactive Workshop: Introduction to Coaching and Positive Psychology
12:00-3:00 pm (lunch provided)
Location: Holden Auditorium

Friday, May 29, 2020:
Discussion and Q&A: Introduction to Developing a Coaching Program
8:30 – 10:00 am (light breakfast provided)
Location: EPNEC, Rms. 308-310

Space is limited, please RSVP