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Download Bucksbaum Institute 2016-17 Lecture and Seminar Series Brochure

Resilience Week Lecture Series:
Monday, January 30-Friday, February 3, 2017

Time: All lectures will be held from 12:00–1:00 PM
Location: Dora De Lee Hall, Room L-168
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January 30, 2017
The Resilient Resident

Wayne M. Sotile, PhD
Dr. Sotile is a pioneer in the fields of health psychology, resilience, and work/life balance for high performing people. He is one the world's most seasoned clinicians specializing in life coaching for physicians.


January 31, 2017
Managing the Impact of Difficult Clinical Situations

Sonia Oyola, MD
Dr. Oyola is the Clerkship Director for the Family Medicine Program at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Oyola’s interests include mind-body medicine modalities for psychological and emotional stress; domestic violence advocacy; integrative approaches for chronic diseases in underserved populations; yoga for underserved communities.


February 1, 2017
Help?!: Knowing when you need it, where to find it, and how to ask for it.

Kathleen Blaszkiewicz, MSW, LCSW, CEAP
Kathi has more than 35 years of experience in EAP and behavioral health service delivery. She is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and a certified employee assistance professional (CEAP). She holds a master’s degree in social work (MSW) from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago.


February 2, 2017
EPIC: Making your work-life better, really?!

David Liebovitz, MD
David Liebovitz is a general internist committed to optimizing health for individuals and populations of patients. In addition to maintaining his internal medicine clinical practice, he serves as the University of Chicago Medicine’s chief medical information officer. His research focuses on improving electronic medical records with regard to patient safety, health care quality, and application usability.


February 3, 2017
The I in Team: Managing Tough Team Dynamics

A Conversation with Arne Duncan
Arne Duncan, managing partner, Emerson Collective and Former U.S. Secretary of Education, is on a mission to improve the lives of young adults in his hometown of Chicago. Prior to joining the Obama Administration, Duncan served as chief executive officer of Chicago Public Schools. Duncan graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1987, majoring in sociology. At Harvard, he served as co-captain of the basketball team and was named a first team Academic All-American.


February 9, 2017
Lecture: Can a communication tool for surgeons reduce unwanted care? A proof of concept

Margaret Schwarze, MD, MPP (University of Wisconsin)
Time: 5:00–6:30 PM
Location: Billings Auditorium P-117

Margaret Schwarze, MD, MPP

Margaret L Schwarze, MD, MPP is an Associate Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Schwarze’s research focuses on improving communication between patients and their surgeons.

February 24, 2017
Lab Meeting: Physician Burnout and the Doctor Patient Relationship

Mark Siegler, MD (University of Chicago)
Time: 7:00–8:30 AM
Location: Cardiology Conference Room W-632


March 17, 2017
Lab Meeting: Bucksbaum Pilot Grants: A Discussion of Current Faculty Scholar Projects

Matthew Sorrentino, MD (University of Chicago)
Time: 7:00–8:30 AM
Location: Cardiology Conference Room W-632


March 29, 2017
Lecture: Not Much Choice: Reproductive Justice and Women of Color

Melissa Gilliam, MD, MPH (University of Chicago)
Co-sponsored with the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
Time: 12:00–1:30 PM
Location: Billings Auditorium P-117


March 30, 2017
Lecture: Communication in Serious Illness: An Evidence-Based Approach

James Tulsky, MD (Harvard University)
Time: 5:00–6:30 PM
Location: Billings Auditorium P-117

James Tulsky, MD

James A. Tulsky, MD is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Tulsky is the Chief of the Division of Palliative Medicine at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Chair of the Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Co-Director of the Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care.

April 14, 2017
Seminar: Schwartz Center Rounds

Time: 11:30 AM–12:30 PM
Location: TBD


April 21, 2017
Annual Symposium: Leadership and the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Laura Roberts, MD, MA (Stanford University)
Time: 12:00–4:30 PM
Location: Center for Care and Discovery Boardroom

Laura Roberts, MD, MA

Laura Roberts, MD, MA is the Katharine Dexter McCormick and Stanley McCormick Memorial Professor in the School of Medicine at Stanford University and is the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Roberts has received scientific, peer-reviewed funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Energy, and private foundations to perform empirical studies of modern ethical issues in research, clinical care, and health policy.

May 17, 2017
Lecture: Legislative Interference in the Doctor-Patient Relationship and Physician Advocacy

Hal Lawrence, MD (American Congress of OB/GYN)
Co-sponsored with the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
Time: 12:00–1:30 PM
Location: Billings Auditorium P-117


June 5, 2017
Seminar: Schwartz Center Rounds

Time: 11:30 AM–12:30 PM
Location: TBD