The Ohio Academy of Family Physicians is proud to announce a new program for 2017 – “Wellness Wednesdays,” a structured, monthly webinar/conference call series that focuses on enhancing professional and personal wellness through the joy of medicine. The series is facilitated by a licensed professional clinical counselor from the Ohio Physicians Health Program (OPHP) and is offered free to OAFP members. The program will take place the third Wednesday of each month over the typical lunch hour, 12:15 – 1 p.m.—register today!
Webinar Series Schedule
|February 15||Mindfulness: Cultivating A Clearer Mind
|March 15||Meditation for Emotional Well-Being|
|April 19||Setting Emotional Boundaries for Healthier Relationships|
|May 17||Time Management Strategies for Busy Docs|
|June 21||The Power of Vulnerability|
|July 19||Combating Isolation through Focused Socialization|
|August 16||Therapeutic Benefits of Counseling|
|September 20||The Virtues of Grittiness and Resiliency|
|October 18||Creating Emotional Energy through Physical Exercise|
|November 15||You Are What You Eat|
|December 13||Mastering the Art of Gratitude|
Participants will start each session with a brief overview of the discussion topic and then led through a practical exercise that helps the participant learn through self-exploration and personal awareness. Participants will have the opportunity to share their own insight at the end of the 45-minute program and make connections with their peers who are also interested in wellness and professional satisfaction. In addition, the series will also include:
- Coordinated articles on the monthly topic will appear in the Weekly Family Medicine Update and promoted on the OAFP website and through the quarterly magazine, The Ohio Family Physician
- Online registration with the option to register once for the entire 11-month series or to register month-to-month for free as a benefit of membership
- Handouts and other practical guides will be provided to all program participants and added to OAFP’s archive of helpful resources
- Participants of the series will be invited to join a closed Facebook group to continue the discussion and support one another.
For more information about the webinar series, please contact Deputy Executive Vice President Kate Mahler, CAE, or call 800.742.7327.