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From Burnout to Joy- Healing the Healers with Dr. Joe Rotella

Dr. Joe Rotella presents "From Burnout to Joy- Healing the Healers " by first describing the consequences and causes of clinician burnout as well as the rise of national initiatives to support clinician well-being. He then uses stories and illustrations to trace one physician's journey from burnout to joy and growth as a medical leader. And finally, Dr. Rotella explores how we can help each other thrive in this difficult and important work.

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Joe rotella, M.D., M.B.A.

Joe Rotella served as Chief Medical Officer for Hosparus, a community-based hospice in Louisville, KY for 15 years. During his tenure, he helped establish hospice inpatient units, palliative care consultation services, and a palliative medicine fellowship. Heeding a call to leadership and innovation, Rotella earned an MBA in Entrepreneurship from the University of Louisville. His work with the Academy includes serving on the Quality and Practice Standards Committee, Choosing Wisely Task Force and co-chairing the AAHPM and HPNA Measuring What Matters initiative and the AAHPM Hospice Medical Director Conference. Learn more about him here.

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