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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Berman Center for the Performing Arts
6600 W Maple Rd.
West Bloomfield Township, MI 48322
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

  • 6:00 PM – Registration and Dinner
  • 7:15 PM – Introduction by Dr. Jeffrey Forman
  • 7:20 PM – Lecture by Dr. Tait Shanafelt
  • 8:30 PM – Q and A
  • 9:00 PM – Adjourn


Tait Shanafelt, MD, received his undergraduate degree from Washington State University and a medical degree from the University of Colorado where he received the Hippocrates Award as the “Physician’s physician,” the Golden Head Cane Award as the outstanding student in internal medicine, and the Robert E. Glazer Award for leadership and service.

Tait returned to Seattle to perform his residency in internal medicine at the University of Washington where he received the “outstanding resident educator” award. Tait later went on to hematology/oncology fellowship at Mayo Clinic where he received both the Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellow Award and the Summerskill award for outstanding scientific research.

He spent the first 12 years of his career at the Mayo Clinic where he served a three-year term as the president of the Mayo Clinic Voting Staff from 2013- 2016. In 2017, Dr. Shanafelt moved to Stanford University where he is the Chief Wellness Officer of Stanford Medicine and Associate Dean at the Stanford School of Medicine.


  • Identify what is known regarding satisfaction and burnout among physicians
  • Recognize the personal and professional consequences of burnout
  • Recognize personal and organizational approaches to promote well-being

Statement of Accreditation:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Michigan State Medical Society and The Jewish Jewish Hospice & Chaplaincy Network. The Michigan State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Michigan State Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statements

Planner: Dr. Jeffrey Forman has no financial disclosures and no relevant financial relationships.

Speaker: Dr Tait Shanafelt is co-inventor of the Physician Well-being Index, Medical Student Well-Being Index, Nurse Well-being Index and the Well-being Index. Mayo Clinic holds the copyright for this instrument and has licensed it for use outside of Mayo Clinic. Dr. Shanafelt receives a portion of any royalties paid to Mayo Clinic.

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