Caring for Me - Caring for You: Strategies to Pursue Personal Health and Nurture a Culture of Wellness

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Date and Time:
Thursday, October 10, 2019
5:30 - 8:00 pm

Live Location:
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Shouse Building - Room 305
36 1st Avenue, Boston, MA 02129

Virtual Location:
There will be an option to attend remotely with live-streaming via Zoom. Options to submit questions and comments to the group via chatroom. No CEUs available.

Registration Fee
$35 for IHP Faculty/Alumni/Staff/Clinical Educators attending LIVE
$20 for IHP Faculty/Alumni/Staff/Clinical Educators attending VIRTUALLY
(use code zoom20 upon checkout)
$10 for IHP Current Students attending LIVE
(use code stu10 upon checkout)

Live Location fee includes course materials, dinner, light refreshments & a copy of Dr. Pipas book.

Virtual Location fee includes course materials and livestreaming.

Proceeds will be contributed to a wellness initiative for current students.

Course Overview

Dr. Catherine Pipas, author of A Doctor’s Dozen: Twelve Strategies for Personal Health and a Culture of Wellness, will be visiting the IHP to discuss wellness strategies for health professionals. Join us for dinner and an interactive workshop. Option to attend virtually for those not in the Boston area. Profits will go towards a wellness initiative for current students.


Upon completion of the program, you will:

1. Describe the impact of burnout and factors that threaten personal and organizational wellness

2. Apply evidence-based wellness strategies to construct a Personal Health Improvement Plan (PHIP)

3. Propose system level solutions to nurture a culture of wellness





Catherine Florio Pipas, MD, MPH
Professor, Community & Family Medicine
Director Leadership Curriculum, Dartmouth School of Medicine
Director Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
Geisel School of Medicine

Dr. Pipas is a Professor in Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth’s School of Medicine. Over the last 25 years, she has served as Assistant Dean, Vice Chair, Chief Clinical Officer, and Director of the Office of Community-Based Education and Research and Director of Dartmouth’s Regional Primary Care Center. She has been recognized as a leader in education, research and clinical care with awards including: 2017, 2018 and 2019 New Hampshire Top Doctor, Dartmouth Medical School Master Educator, AOA Honor Society , Clinical Teacher of the Year, and 2019 STFM Humanism in Medicine Award.

Dr. Pipas is author of A Doctor’s Dozen: 12 Strategies for Personal Health and a Culture of Wellness. Her book delivers the framework for a wellness curriculum for Health Professionals – and Everyone Else! Dr. Pipas is committed to improved health nationally and internationally and provides training across professions to promote healthy individuals and healthy organizations. Her vision is for Healthy Individuals Contributing to Healthy Communities.


Financial: Dr. Catherine Pipas will receive an honorarium for this presentation from the MGH Institute of Health Professions . She receives royalties as Author of A Doctor’s Dozen, 12 Strategies for Personal Health and a Culture of Wellness, and information from this book will be presented and discussed as part of the workshop. A portion of the registration fees will cover the cost of the books.

Non-Financial: Dr. Catherine Pipas does not have any non-financial interests to disclose.

CEU Accreditation


Nursing - 2.0 contact hours
MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Physician Assistants - 2.00 AAPA Category 1 CME Credits
This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 2.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Speech-Language Pathologists
ASHA ihp brand block
This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

How to Register

Add this workshop to your cart using the Enroll Now button at the top right of this page in order to proceed with Checkout. You will be asked to quickly create an IHP username and password if you do not already have one. With an IHP account, you will have access to our learning management system for this conference and any future IHP Continuing Education offerings you may participate in.

Payment Options

Debit/Credit Card
 - We recommend registering through this portal and paying with a debit or credit card for optimal efficiency.

Personal Check
 - If using this method, please contact Ginny Do, to confirm enrollment into this activity. Make check payable to "MGH Institute of Health Professions" and send with attention to:

Ginny Do - CIPSI
MGH Institute of Health Professions
36 First Avenue, Boston, MA 02129-4557.

Cancellation Policy

Full refund can be processed if request is received by October 1, 2019. To cancel, send your cancellation request via email to the Office of Continuing and Professional Development. Refunds will be processed based on the original form of payment and will be processed within 30 days of receipt of the cancellation notice. Cancellations received after October 1, 2019 will not be eligible for a refund.

Cancellation of activity: In the very unlikely event that IHP cancels or postpones the activity due to circumstances beyond its control, the IHP's liability will be limited to refund of paid registration fees.

Contact Us

For any additional questions or concerns regarding this workshop or the registration process, please contact:

Ginny Do - Program Manager
Office of Continuing and Professional Development
Phone: 617-724-3193

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