Physician Well-being: The Practice of Medicine, Burnout, and Self-Care
Thursday, September 14
10-11 am MST | 12-1 pm CDT
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Burnout is a pervasive form of stress that is directly tied to work, with instances of burnout on the rise in all health sciences professions. What we need is a healthcare cultural shift to support each other and prevent long-term burnout.
Join us virtually as we explore the following:
- Learn how to identify burnout risk factors
- Gain actionable strategies to encourage self-care for yourself and those around you
- Proactively increase self-care within your personal and professional life
- Evaluate how your current mental health measures up
GERALD P. PERMAN, MD
Clinical Professor, The George Washington University Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
General Psychiatry & Psychotherapy | Private Practice
Dr. Gerald Perman has been in private practice of psychodynamic psychiatry for over three decades. He specializes in the treatment of adults and college students who experience depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, adult ADD, sexual problems, interpersonal, academic and occupational difficulties, among other issues.
He supervises psychiatric residents in The George Washington University Medical Center, where he also completed his own resident training. Dr. Perman is Editor of Capital Psychiatry, the APA award winning e-magazine of the Washington Psychiatric Society, as well as serves on the Medical Society of the District of Columbia Physician Health Committee.
Dr. Perman is past president of the American Academy of Psychodynamic Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis and a 2023 Teichner Scholar for Creighton University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. He is licensed to practice psychiatry in California, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.