ACGME Back to Bedside Initiative: Humanism Rounds

In this presentation from the Baylor College of Medicine Department of Medicine and Center for Professionalism, several speakers address the issue of physician burnout. Dr. Stacey R. Rose, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, introduces the three speakers and highlights the importance of physicians connecting with patients to improve physician well-being.

Dr. Kristy Rialon discusses the effects of physician burnout on residents, and how burnout impacts the attitude of residents toward patients. She also describes the ACGME Back to Bedside Initiative which aims at reducing burnout.

Drs. Brett Styskel and Reina Styskel, both internal medicine residents, detail the 2018 Back to Bedside Initiative: Humanism Rounds project that they led at Baylor College of Medicine to improve physician well-being.

CME Information

CME Credit Available

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Needs Statement

Faculty and trainees within the Department of Medicine who are involved in the care of patients need to be regularly updated with the recent advances and guidelines in the fields of medicine and quality improvement to increase clinical knowledge. This Grand Rounds series also aims to provide learners with the appropriate skills to implement the advances and guidelines in clinical practice to enhance the quality of patient care and outcomes.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of addressing provider burnout and wellness to preserve the quality of healthcare delivery.
  • Outline national efforts to reduce physician burnout and improve well-being, including the ACGME Back to Bedside initiative.
  • Discuss strategies which medical professionals can use to mitigate burnout by forming stronger human connections with their patients.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Medical Students
  • Fellows
  • Residents

Accreditation/Credit Designation

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

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Program Director

Richard J. Hamill, M.D.
Professor
Department of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Term of Approval

December 1, 2019 through December 31, 2021. Original release date: December 1, 2019.

Disclosure Policy

The Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based, accurate, current, and objectively presented. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial SupportSM, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) has implemented a mechanism requiring everyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity (e.g., directors, planning committee members, contributors, peer reviewers) to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests (drug/device companies) and manage/resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. Individuals must disclose to participants the existence or non-existence of financial relationships: 1) at the time of the activity or within 12 months prior; and 2) of their spouses/partners.

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Disclosures

The following individual(s) has/have reported financial or other relationship(s) with commercial entities whose products/services may relate to the educational content of this activity:

Presenters

  1. Kristy Rialon, M.D.

    Kristy Rialon, M.D.

    Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  2. Stacey Rubin Rose, M.D., F.A.C.P.

    Stacey Rubin Rose, M.D., F.A.C.P.

    Assistant Dean of Clinical Curriculum
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  3. Brett Styskel, M.D. Placeholder Image

    Brett Styskel, M.D.

    Internal Medicine Resident
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  4. Reina Styskel, M.D. Placeholder Image

    Reina Styskel, M.D.

    Internal Medicine Resident
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

CME Credit Available

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Presenters:

  1. Kristy Rialon, M.D.

    Kristy Rialon, M.D.

    Assistant Professor of Surgery Baylor College of Medicine
  2. Stacey Rubin Rose, M.D., F.A.C.P.

    Stacey Rubin Rose, M.D., F.A.C.P.

    Assistant Dean of Clinical Curriculum Baylor College of Medicine
  3. Brett Styskel, M.D. Placeholder Image

    Brett Styskel, M.D.

    Internal Medicine Resident Baylor College of Medicine
  4. Reina Styskel, M.D. Placeholder Image

    Reina Styskel, M.D.

    Internal Medicine Resident Baylor College of Medicine