Restoring the Art of Medicine: The Power of Physician Wellness is organized by Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS).

Activity Term:
Original Release Date:
Termination Date: 6/19/2022

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
Physician Assistants may claim 3.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Course Overview:
More than 50 percent of US physicians report significant symptoms of burnout, and evidence indicates that this public health crisis is growing quickly. Discussion includes issues and challenges around physician burnout and ways by which we can restore physician wellness and the joy of practice, featuring playwright Michael Milligan who performs a multi-layered perspective on a physician in crisis.

Learning Objectives:
After participating in this activity, you should be able to:
• Identify professional, institutional, and systemic factors that contribute to physician burnout and the potential consequences to patient care
• Develop and implement strategies for professional, institutional, and systemic reforms to mitigate physician burnout
• Describe ways in which the Federation of State Medical Boards and the State Medical Boards are addressing physician burnout, improving wellness, and reducing the stigma of accessing mental health care

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.


Physician Well-Being