Recognizing Burnout and Preventing Physician Suicide

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 14:00 to 15:00


After participating in this webinar, the attendee will be able to:

  1. Discuss the importance of preventing physician burnout and suicide.
  2. Examine lessons learned from the front line of physician burnout and suicide.
  3. Discuss next steps in protecting physician well-being to prevent negative mental health outcomes .


  • Katherine Twombley, MD, FAAP, FAST • Professor of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
  • Michelle Jesse, MD, FAST • Clinical Health Psychologist, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI


  • Marwan Abouljoud, MD, FACS, CPE, MMM • Benson Ford Endowed Chair, Director, Henry Ford Transplant Institute, Detroit, MI

AST would like to thank the Pediatrics Community of Practice (PCOP) for recommending this topic to include as part of the T3 webinar series, and the Psychosocial and Ethics Community of Practice (PSECOP) for providing additional planning and support for the session. Learn more about AST's COPs at

Series category: 
T3: Timely Topics in Transplantion

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