Total Wellness – Physician Burnout

Zachary Bodenweber, LMSW, NBC-HWC
Zachary Bodenweber is a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Licensed Social Worker, Healthcare Consultant, and Suicide Prevention Trainer. After years of providing clinical behavioral health services in one of New York’s largest community health centers, he has gone on to coach prominent healthcare organizations and trains thousands of medical professionals in proven behavioral health interventions and integrated models of care. Zack has presented at healthcare conferences across the country, including the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU), Society for Social Work Leadership in Healthcare (SSWLHC), and Community Healthcare Association of New York State (CHCANYS). He is Co-Founder and Director of Coaching at Alchemy Total Wellness.

Eric Boesch, CPT
Eric Boesch is a Certified Personal Trainer, Executive Coach, and Business Consultant. He has spent his career managing high-performing teams, advising business leaders, and building positive workplace cultures in the financial and wellness sectors. As a fitness professional, Eric specializes in personal training for optimal performance, whether it be in the exam room or the courtroom. His roster of clients includes lawyers, physicians, executives, and athletes from across the country. He is Co-Founder and Director of Corporate Wellness at Alchemy Total Wellness.

Activity Overview:
Physicians are at a heightened risk of burnout, experiencing critical levels of unmanaged occupational stress that have been shown to impair both professional performance and personal health. Leading healthcare organizations have even declared physician burnout a public health crisis. The Total Wellness Masterclass provides physicians with the skills, strategies, and resources to mitigate burnout through enhancing self-care and bolstering overall wellness. Through facilitating the implementation of these proven lifestyle interventions, this course aims to improve physician health and wellness, thereby promoting increased professional competency, performance, and satisfaction.

Learning Objectives:
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
Recognize the signs of burnout, its prevalence among physicians, and its negative impacts on both personal health and professional performance.
Identify the predominant personal/professional stressors and maladaptive cognitive-behavioral patterns that impede self-care and wellness.
Explain the environmental, cognitive, and physiological factors and processes involved in primary wellness domains, such as sleep, nutrition, physical fitness, hydration, stress reduction, and productivity.
・Apply evidence-based strategies and lifestyle interventions for mitigating burnout, enhancing self-care, and improving wellness despite the presence of occupational stressors and demands. 

Activity release date: 06/18/2021
Expiration Date: 06/18/2024
Estimated Time to Complete: 6.0 Hour(s)

Target Audience:
This activity is intended for all medical professionals in dealing with patient care.

Relevant Financial Disclosures:
The following faculty, planners, and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Zack Bodenweber (Faculty, Author)
Eric Boesch (Faculty, Author)
Kimberly Archuleta (Medical Academy Planner)
Victor Waters, MD (Reviewer)

Contact Information:
For questions regarding the content or access to this activity, contact Kimberly Archuleta/

Instructions for Participation:
Participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted above.
Follow these steps:
1. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty/planner/reviewer financial disclosures provided above.
2. View of the video and other required educational content provided on this course page, including a self-reflective quiz for promoting retention of knowledge.
3. After completion of the viewing of the video and other materials, you will be provided access to the Activity Evaluation. We request you complete the Activity Evaluation to provide the necessary feedback for continuing accreditation purposes and for the development of future activities.
4. Additional optional articles on this topic are included for your review. ***NOTE Please fill out the Post Activity Evaluation after the last lesson is required to receive 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Total Credits Earned For All Courses: [uo_ceu_total]

Total Credits Earned For This Course: 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

This course does not offer medical advice.

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 Medical Academy and Ala Carte CME. Medical Academy is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.