The Missing Curriculum: How to Grow, Heal, and Thrive in the Practice of Medicine

In this podcast, Dr. Lauren Kosinski, the founder of Metamorphosis Medicine, recommends 4 cornerstones for reclaiming joy and fulfillment in the practice of medicine and is offering practices and instruction to help foster addressing them.

Target Audience

This activity is of value to physicians of all specialties.

Learning Objectives

How do physicians who are arguably one of the most dedicated, passionate, capable, and giving groups of people in the world feel so powerless and marginalized shaping our professional work experience? What can we do about it? In this podcast, Dr. Lauren Kosinski, the founder of Metamorphosis Medicine, recommends 4 cornerstones for reclaiming joy and fulfillment in the practice of medicine and is offering practices and instruction to help foster addressing them. At the conclusion of the podcast, the learner should have increased knowledge and be more competent to:

  • Foster components that reclaim fulfillment in the practice of medicine;
  • Recognize methods to address issues such as burnout and revitalize the physician practice experience.

Additional Information

Southern Medical Association
Course summary
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  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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Invited Speakers

Lauren Kosinski, MD

Dr. Lauren Kosinski is a subspecialty academic surgeon and founder of Metamorphosis Medicine. Her surgical experience spans general surgery solo practice in Alaska to subspecialty academic practice in colorectal surgery with a focus on complex rectal cancer management. For the last 6 years, she has turned her attention to healing the culture of medicine, understanding how half of practicing physicians have an occupational illness, and defining a role as a doctor’s doctor.

Andy Mohan, MD, MBA, MSc

Dr. Anand “Andy” Mohan has been working as a physician informaticist for the past 7 years in over 40 + implementations with major hospital systems including Cedars Sinai, PeaceHealth, Inova, UCLA, Johns Hopkins, Massachusetts General, Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic amongst other notable healthcare systems. Dr. Mohan has worked on the inpatient and ambulatory side with all specialties throughout the lifecycle of an implementation. His focus is on clinical workflow optimization, utilizing EHR systems efficiently, and provider adoption. He has been involved in population health initiative technology implementations. Additionally, he has also led EHR clinical build teams to ensure quality and clinical integrity.

Southern Medical Association Staff:

Jennifer Price, MA

Southern Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Southern Medical Association designates this Internet Activity (Enduring Material) for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Healthcare Professionals

For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board. All healthcare professionals who are not MDs or DOs will receive a certificate of participation.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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