The Science of Burnout
At this day-long seminar, led by GGSC Science Director Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Ph.D.--with special guests celebrated compassion teacher Joan Halifax, Ph.D., burnout expert Christina Maslach, Ph.D., and UCLA psychiatrist Elizabeth Bromley, M.D., Ph.D.--you’ll explore the characteristics of burnout, its negative consequences, and the individual and organizational factors that make it more or less likely. Attendees will learn about the biological and psychological consequences of burnout—and differentiate it from related concepts like chronic stress, depression, and so-called “compassion fatigue.” 6 CEs for health care professionals and educators
Chevron Auditorium
Event Type: 
International House
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Event Sponsor: 
Greater Good Science Center
Event Speakers: 
Emiliana Simion-Thomas
Joan Halifax
Christina Maslach
Elizabeth Bromley