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All Faculty Meeting & Faculty Development Session

Location: Health Learning Building Auditorium

Address: 1501 Red River St., Austin, TX 78701 | View Map »

Date: Thursday, August 22, 2019

Time: 6–7:30 p.m.

Contact: Dory Thompson

About the Event

All Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care faculty members are invited to join us for an all faculty meeting and faculty development session featuring Taylor S. Riall, M.D., Ph.D. Riall is the chief of the Division of General Surgery/Surgical Oncology at the University of Arizona Department of Surgery.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Identify the challenges in medical career and personal lives that create stress and challenge well-being;
  • Discuss the concepts of mindfulness, self-awareness and emotional intelligence and use these tools to set priorities and define success;
  • Incorporate personal strategies to improve work-life integration, mindfulness, well-being and career satisfaction.

Target Audience

The audience consists of Dell Medical School and Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care regular faculty, affiliate faculty, physicians and residents.


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient care; professionalism; interpersonal and communication skills; medical knowledge; systems-based practice.
  • IOM: Provide information for evidence-based practice and patient-centric care; apply quality improvement and work within interdisciplinary teams.

Riall did not report relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to this educational presentation.

The Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care Community Grand Rounds planning committee members are Thomas Vetter, M.D., MPH; Erik Pronske, M.D.; and Zachary Jacquez. Planning committee members have no financial conflicts of interest to disclose.

This course has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 1 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.