Washington, DC., Sept 27, 2021 – SurgeonMasters CEO Jeffrey M. Smith, MD, FACS, CPC to deliver a talk, Creating a Supportive Work Culture in Orthopaedic Surgery, during an invited symposium, Physician Wellness, at the 2021 Combined National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference (NOLC) / Fall Meeting.
“I look forward to sharing my perspective on creating a supportive work culture in orthopaedic surgery. I believe it is critical for our leaders to incentivize and encourage rest and recovery. I also believe it is critical we practice compassion and gratitude. By practicing a few things more deliberately, we can start making an individual difference in our colleagues’ lives immediately” Jeffrey M. Smith, MD, FACS, CPC
Monday, September 27, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
General Session Symposium II: Physician Wellness
Moderators: Alexandra E. Page, MD, FAAOS Alfonso Mejia, MD, FAAOS
Facilitator: Elizabeth G. Matzkin, MD, FAAOS
Presenters: James R. Ficke, MD, FAAOS Jeffrey Smith, MD, FAAOS, FACS, CPC Jennifer M. Weiss, MD, FAAOS
Overview: Physician burnout is on the rise, and physician wellness is increasingly thrust on the orthopaedic surgeon. Best practices to build a foundation of support in the work place will be presented.
About Jeffrey M. Smith, MD, FACS, CPC
Dr. Jeffrey M. Smith is a practicing Orthopaedic Traumatologist, Director of the San Diego Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship, and a physician coach. With over 20 years of experience within an academic and private practice, he has learned to cope with the ups and downs of being a performance-driven surgeon and even experienced some episodes of burnout during his career. Through his personal experience and research, he has developed his own methodology for performance improvement – The 8 PRACTICEs of Highly Successful Surgeons, techniques that address resilience training, professional development, leadership training, surgeon wellness, and burnout prevention. Dr. Smith continues to be driven by his passion to positively impact the lives of his patients recovering from injury as well as other surgeons to transform their habits inside and outside the operating room with the goal of creating sustainable, lifestyle-friendly surgical practices.
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