"> SurgeonMasters CME Masters Class 5

Reciprocity of Roles and Relationships

Masters Class 5

  • How many roles do you play in your career?
  • What is your role in your group or practice?
  • What teaching roles do you have?
  • On what committees or boards do you serve?
  • How many relationships need your time? Parent? Children? Grand____? Spouse? Sibling? Friends? Colleagues?
  • How can you GIVE to all of these roles and relationships if surgical training requires long hours and so many years of your life?
  • How can you possibly RECEIVE from these commitments and relationships when there is little focus on what you do receive?

This one-hour class from the 2016 Educational Webinar Series takes into account the time demands on Surgeons.

Let us expand upon what we learned in Masters Class #4 regarding Time / Life Management Using Rhythm. Let us aim for quality over quantity. Quality requires a positive attitude, focus, connection, and effort. This class will allow you to create a rhythm to improve each of your relationships and roles as a surgeon. We will build on the strategies of Energy Leadership™, 8 PRACTICEs, AIM SMART or I AM SMART Goal Setting, and personal accountability.

Jeffrey Smith, MD, FACS, CPC
Jeffrey Smith, MD, FACS, CPC
Orthopaedic Traumatologist, Surgeon Coach

About the instructor

Dr. Jeffrey M. Smith is a practicing Orthopaedic Traumatologist, Director of the San Diego Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship and surgeon coach. With over 20 years of experience within an academic and private practice, he has learned to cope with the ups and downs of being a performance-driven surgeon and even experienced some episodes of burnout during his career. 

Through his personal experience and research, he has developed his own methodology for performance improvement - The 8 PRACTICEs. He coaches techniques that address resilience training, professional development, leadership training, surgeon wellness and burnout prevention. Dr. Smith continues to be driven by his passion to positively impact the lives of his patients recovering from injury as well as other Surgeons to transform their habits inside and outside the operating room with the goal of creating sustainable, lifestyle-friendly surgical practices. Learn more about Jeff and his work in burnout prevention at SurgeonMasters.com. 



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