Finding Professional Fulfillment in Academic Psychiatry & Research

Presented by:
Lisa Merlo-Greene, PhD, MPE

Director of Wellness Programs, UF College of Medicine
Director of Research for Professionals Resource Network, Inc.
Department of Psychiatry

Faculty Disclosure:

Dr. Merlo-Greene has disclosed that she has no relevant financial relationships. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose. Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Release Date: January 12, 2024
Expiration Date:  January 11, 2026

Target Audience: All physicians

Learning Objectives:

As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the Stanford Model of Professional Fulfillment.
  2. List three factors that contribute to a culture of wellness.
  3. Describe two actions to increase meaning in work.
  4. Identify three professional development resources to improve job satisfaction.

Requirements for successful completion: Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test.

Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Resource(s) for further study:

  9. Avesar M, Erez A, Essakow J, Young C, Cooper B, Akan D, Klein MJ, Chang TP, and Rake A. “The effects of rudeness, experience, and perspective-taking on challenging premature closure after pediatric ICU physicians receive hand-off with the wrong diagnosis: a randomized controlled simulation trial.” Diagnosis, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2021, pp. 358-367.
  11. Handbook of Positive Psychology. Ed. Snyder CR and Lopez SJ. Chapter 7, “The Concept of ‘Flow.’” Oxford University Press. 2002. ISBN: 9780198030942.

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