The Science of Burnout: What Is It, Why It Happens, and How to Avoid It

Seminar | April 29 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Joan Halifax, Upaya Zen Center; Christina Maslach, UC Berkeley; Elizabeth Bromley, UCLA

 Emiliana Simion-Thomas, UC Berkeley

 Greater Good Science Center

At this day-long seminar, led by GGSC Science Director Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Ph.D.--with special guests celebrated compassion teacher Joan Halifax, Ph.D., burnout expert Christina Maslach, Ph.D., and UCLA psychiatrist Elizabeth Bromley, M.D., Ph.D.--you’ll explore the characteristics of burnout, its negative consequences, and the individual and organizational factors that make it more or less likely. Attendees will learn about the biological and psychological consequences of burnout—and differentiate it from related concepts like chronic stress, depression, and so-called “compassion fatigue.”

6 CEs for health care professionals and educators

 All Audiences

  $159

  Tickets go on sale January 25. Buy tickets by emailing eliseproulx@berkeley.edu

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